Scientists say a giant impact knocked off the raw ingredients for the moon off the primitive molten Earth and into orbit.
Will the first woman to travel to the moon be the winner of a billionaire's "girlfriend contest"? We really hope not.
One of the members of NASA's newest astronaut class graduating today (Jan. 10) might be the next to walk on the moon and perhaps might even be the first to set foot on Mars.
Viewers in Asia, Australia, Europe and Africa were treated to a very subtle type of eclipse Friday (Jan. 10) — a penumbral lunar eclipse that just barely darkened the moon's face.
Here is a list of all the full moon names, dates and times in 2020, beginning with the "Wolf Moon" in January, to the "Cold Moon" in December.
The first full moon of the year rises today (Jan. 10) bringing with it the first lunar eclipse of 2020 and you can watch the event live online.
A penumbral lunar eclipse will occur on Jan. 10-11, and it will be visible from Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. Here's what to expect.
The core stage of NASA's new megarocket, the massive Space Launch System (SLS), ready to leave its New Orleans home for an epic journey culminating in a space voyage.
The full moon of January, called the Wolf Moon, will occur on Jan. 10 at 2:21 p.m. EST (1921 GMT), and it will coincide with a lunar eclipse for skywatchers in much of the world.
China hit a historic milestone on the moon Friday (Jan. 3) as its Chang'e 4 lander and rover celebrated their first full year exploring the lunar far side.
The Chandrayaan-3 mission, which will consist of a lunar rover and a stationary lander, has been approved, Indian space officials announced Wednesday (Jan. 1).
On Saturday evening (Dec. 28), a lovely crescent moon will join Venus in the twilight sky, making for an eye-catching post-Christmas celestial ornament.
NASA researchers received an extra special gift this holiday season: a box of Apollo moon soil to study in the new year.
Three lunar missions, commercial spaceflight milestones, the first all-woman spacewalk — 2019 was a busy year in space for public and private entities alike.
NASA's quest to return humans to the moon could boost a field of research that might not seem particularly lunar in nature: cosmology.
Although it isn't Santa Claus, something red will shine in the night sky just below the moon days before Christmas.
China’s farside rover, Yutu 2, has broken the longevity record for working on the surface of the moon.
Everyone seems to want to go to the moon. Before they get there, though, radio astronomers would like them to think about what wavelengths they use to light the way.