A tiny cubesat moon lander riding with Artemis 1 could not establish contact in time to reach its destination, but it may be able to do some other deep-space work.
Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit.
The Orion spacecraft's lunar flyby Monday (Nov. 21) delivered a celestial Thanksgiving treat a few days early, as its cameras caught the distant Earth setting behind our moon.
NASA's tiny CAPSTONE spacecraft has settled into its final lunar orbit, shifting into the operational phase of its pioneering moon mission.
NASA is assessing the damage Artemis 1 left behind after the huge Space Launch System rocket lifted off on Nov. 16, but officials emphasize everything is manageable for future missions.
Most of the Artemis 1 cubesats have checked in as the Orion spacecraft looped around the moon, but a few still have not phoned home after launch.
A "charger" rover that could supply power to robots exploring shaded craters on the moon's south pole will join expanding lunar infrastructure by 2025.
Four small pieces of the moon on a NASA spacecraft have come closer to the lunar surface than they have been in over 50 years. The Apollo 11 samples' return home was part of the Artemis 1 mission.
Orion zoomed just 80 miles (130 kilometers) above the lunar surface Monday (Nov. 21) at 7:44 a.m. ET. and completed an engine burn needed to continue its historic mission.
NASA's Orion spacecraft has spotted the destination of its Artemis 1 test flight the moon and captured a stunning video to mark the moment.
NASA's Artemis 1 Orion capsule is exceeding expectations in deep space and remains on target to fly by the moon on Monday (Nov. 21), agency officials said.
Watch the Artemis 1 Orion spacecraft during its moon journey, or download the tracking information for use in data visualizations or other applications.
NASA's chief scientist said the Artemis 1 launch of Wednesday (Nov. 16) will swiftly change science across the solar system, with studies in radiation and sustainability also helping Earthlings.
Vice President Kamala Harris, who is also chair of the National Space Council, wished NASA and its partners well as Artemis 1 flies towards the moon.
NASA's Artemis 1 Orion spacecraft is headed to the moon and you have a chance to see the spacecraft in a telescope online Saturday night (Nov. 19).
With Wednesday morning's (Nov. 16) Artemis 1 launch, NASA's Space Launch System became the most powerful rocket ever to fly a successful mission.
Snoopy, "the world-famous astronaut," has made it to space again. The white-spotted dog, who became "the first beagle on the moon" in the Peanuts comic strips, is now aboard NASA's Artemis 1 mission.
NASA's Artemis 1 launch to the moon streaks to space in a view from a weather satellite, which spotted the Space Launch System's water trail after liftoff Wednesday (Nov. 16).
NASA's Space Launch System rocket just sent the Orion spacecraft toward the moon. Here's what to expect on the Artemis 1 mission.
NASA's Artemis 1 mission is officially on its way to the moon, thanks to an 18-minute-long engine burn by the upper stage of the SLS rocket.