The Perseid meteor shower, one of the most anticipated and popular night-sky shows of the year, is likely to be upstaged by August’s full moon.
Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit.
A lunar sample and a piece of the rocket that enabled its collection are set to launch on NASA's next mission to the moon. The Apollo 11 artifacts are part of the Artemis 1 Official Flight Kit.
NASA is weeks away from launching its first Artemis flight to the moon and you can learn all about it in free webcasts this week.
Set to blast off on Aug. 4, South Korea's pathfinding Danuri mission will measure magnetic anomalies and scan the lunar surface.
A new time-lapse video from astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy shows the moon's dance, or libration, over a year of full moons.
NASA has completed the next steps in the Artemis 1 mission — installing the data-gathering mannequin Commander Moonikin Campos inside the Orion spacecraft.
NASA is working toward an Aug. 29 launch target date for Artemis 1, which will use a Space Launch System megarocket to send an uncrewed Orion capsule on a multiweek mission around the moon.
The moon's surface is pockmarked with hundreds of little pits, each about the size of a large building, and it may not be just the pits' size that would feel familiar to an astronaut.
The European Space Agency's experimental moon satnav mission will fly a NASA-built instrument that will explore the shape and structure of Earth's celestial companion.
Reference The Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO) called Danuri is the Republic of Korea's first space mission that will travel beyond Earth's orbit and study the moon.
The Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter, also known as Danuri, is scheduled to launch atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket next Tuesday (Aug. 2).
Before sunrise on Tuesday (July 26), Venus and the thin crescent moon will be close enough to share the same field of view through a pair of binoculars.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket took the scenic route as it lofted 46 Starlink satellites to orbit on Friday (July 22).
NASA's first-ever far side lunar landing will bring science to the surface on board a private spacecraft.
Early Friday morning the moon will be conveniently placed to guide you to Uranus. The pair will be close enough to share the same field of view in a pair of binoculars.
NASA officials say the Artemis 1 moon rocket may be ready to launch as soon as late August, but that timeline depends on tweaks at the Vehicle Assembly Building and on the pad.
In the early hours of Thursday (July 21) morning, the waning crescent moon will pass close to Mars. They will be close enough to share the view in binoculars.
Here's how to observe these solar system worlds overnight Wednesday (July 20) and Thursday (July 21).
NASA has delayed to launch of its VIPER moon rover to 2024, a one-year slip, due to the need for tests of its Astrobotic lunar lander.