Four small spacecraft are being readied for moonbound treks to help quench a thirst for new data about lunar water ice.
Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit.
Terry Adams, one of the best BMX trick riders in the world, danced on two wheels in the orange light of a rising Harvest Moon Thursday night (Oct. 1), as a new video shows.
Austin-based startup ICON, which 3D-prints houses here on Earth, just launched Project Olympus, an ambitious effort to develop a space-based construction system.
Friday night is date night for two bright celestial meetups that will light up the sky tonight (Oct. 2 - Oct. 3).
China has revealed that it is working on a new rocket that could send astronauts to the moon for lunar landing missions.
The full moon of October 2020 also carries the title of the Harvest Moon for those living in the Northern Hemisphere.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine says the landing system and rocket for Artemis need to be ready next year for the agency to achieve a crewed moon landing in 2024.
As International Observe the Moon Night goes virtual this year, NASA is inviting the public to join a live celebration online.
A high-tech pioneer for NASA's moon-orbiting Gateway space station is being readied for liftoff early next year.
Scientists have found fresh evidence in lunar rocks showing that the moon was likely formed after a Mars-sized planet crashed into the proto-Earth more than 4 billion years ago.
China has lunar spacecraft operating on both the near and far sides of the moon, according to an update from the China National Space Administration.
NASA is definitely targeting the moon's south pole for a crewed landing in 2024 — but that timeline will be difficult to achieve if Congress doesn't open its purse strings, and fast.
For 18 months, NASA has focused on landing astronauts in 2024 near the moon's south pole, but that last piece of the directive may need to take a back seat if executing the mission gets too tricky.
U.S. military officials have increasingly flagged a new role in guarding American assets and interests in Earth-moon space.
Dynetics has built a full-scale mock-up of the lander it hopes will soon be carrying NASA astronauts to the moon.
The moon and Venus will form a triangle with the Beehive star cluster in the predawn sky on Monday (Sept. 14).
NASA, which has already booked robotic rides to the lunar surface on commercial landers, now aims to pay private companies to collect moon dirt.