China just launched a spacecraft that will help pave the way for a historic mission to the moon's far side later this year.
In space, they say, no one can hear you sneeze. But Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt was doing a lot of that inside the Challenger command module when he visited the moon in 1972.
A mineral that requires the presence of water to form has been discovered in a lunar meteorite, a new study reports.
The ancient moon may have had a gooey interior: A new study suggests that some 4 billion years ago, Earth's beloved satellite harbored a secret subsurface ocean of magma.
With the moon as its immediate goal, NASA is pushing hard on deep space exploration.
Claims that a green moon would be visible for the first time in 420 years on April 20 went viral on Facebook this week — and scientists are ready to set the record straight.
During the days leading up to Easter, the most sacred day in Christianity, the heavens have been presenting a stunning light show.
The collision that created the moon must have been so powerful that it caused the material of the young Earth and the large body that hit it to completely blend, new research suggests — and water must have already been on the surface of Earth before the moon-forming crash.
Stargazers, rejoice: a full moon, nicknamed the "worm moon" will grace the night's sky Thursday, and it will be the final one of the winter season.
Ever wondered how long it would take to get to Mars?
Skywatchers were treated to the extremely rare phenomenon of a super blue blood moon on Jan. 31, 2018.
Skywatchers are being treated to the extremely rare phenomenon of a super blue blood moon early Wednesday.
On Jan. 31, a total lunar eclipse will occur with a blue moon, known as a Super Blue Blood Moon, something that hasn't happened since 1866.
New images from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) suggest there is an underground network of lava tubes beneath the lunar surface that could offer astronauts easy access to water.
New image analysis by researchers at SETI indicate that there may be subterranean lava tubes in the polar region of the moon leading to massive underground glaciers, which could provide fuel for a long-term lunar base.
January skywatchers are in for a rare treat: a Blue Moon, a total lunar eclipse and a supermoon all in the same month.
About halfway through its two-year trek to the asteroid Bennu, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft took some stunning images of Earth and the moon as it whizzed past its home planet last fall.
Look up at the sky on Jan. 31 and you may witness a sight unseen for 150 years.
The Moon will align with three planets and one of the brightest stars visible from Earth tonight in a rare spectacle called lunar occultation.
A novel mission concept from NASA would lower a small satellite toward the surface of the moon on a 112-mile-long (180 kilometers) tether.