Nearly 50 years have passed since NASA collected samples of the Moon during the Apollo missions of the late 1960s and 1970s. Now, the government space agency has finally chosen to study them, with the help of outsiders.
A chunk of Earth that could be 4.1-billion-years-old and is described as the planet’s ”oldest rock,” may have been found and dug up on the Moon by Apollo astronauts, according to a new study.
China National Space Administration (CNSA) has released a stunning new image of the tracks made by the lunar rover that landed on the far side of the lunar surface.
China successfully landed a spacecraft on the far side of the moon on Thursday, becoming the first country to ever land on the side of the moon that faces away from Earth, state news media said.
NASA has serious plans to send astronauts back to the moon by 2028, and the agency is looking for help from U.S. companies to develop technology to accomplish this feat.
On July 20, 1969, NASA astronaut Frank Borman watched with President Nixon in the White House as his colleague Neil Armstrong took his historic first steps on the Moon.
On the morning of Dec. 21, 1968 NASA’s Apollo 8 spacecraft lifted off atop a Saturn V rocket from Launch Complex 39 at Kennedy Space Center on humanity’s first journey to another world.
2018 has been a busy year for space exploration. Here are some of the highlights.
NBA star Steph Curry told ESPN Wednesday he was “joking” earlier this week when he said he did not think humans had ever landed on the moon — and he revealed he’d accept an invitation from NASA to visit lunar artifacts at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.
China has launched a ground-breaking mission to land an unmanned spacecraft on the far side of the Moon.