SpaceX's plan to fly two private citizens around the moon would put the company ahead of NASA's planned crewed flight with its Space Launch System (SLS) megarocket.
The explosion that opened the atomic age more than 70 years ago is helping scientists better understand another dramatic event: the formation of the moon.
It's officially a five-team space race for $20 million, Quartz reports.
Two bright celestial events are going to play out in the heavens on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.
TeamIndus, an Indian team competing in the Google Lunar X Prize, announced Dec. 1 it has a launch contract for its lunar lander mission with the Indian Space Research Organisation ...
The November 2016 supermoon delighted stargazers as the full moon reached its closest point to the Earth since 1948. The supermoon was captured in these stunning pictures from arou...
A new model for how the moon formed in the distant past suggests a violent collision that altered the Earth’s tilt and spin rate.
One of the biggest impact craters on the moon is mysteriously shaped like a three-ringed bull's-eye.
New craters are forming on the surface of the moon more frequently than scientists had predicted, a new study has found.
In a year, a large swath of the United States will fall under the shadow of the moon during a historic eclipse that’s already generating buzz.