Sunday leant itself to a beautiful, celestial phenomenon which will not happen in another 18 years
Stargazers get excited! A rare celestial event is taking place high in the sky on Sunday evening. The moon will appear larger than ever with a ravishing red hue at approximately 9:07 p.m. EST on Sunday, Sept. 27.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has announced new plans to capture and re-direct a near-Earth asteroid, and is taking proposals to figure out the best way to do it.
The world's first mission to the Moon's South Pole was announced today, and it's going to be carried out by a private company.
Be sure to look up into the sky this weekend, because a once-a-year phenomenon dubbed the "Supermoon" will be lighting up the sky as the Sun goes down this Saturday night into Sunday morning. And judging from the 15 images we have of previous years' Supermoons, it's an event you won't want to miss.
The moon may look round to us from down here on Earth, but the surface of our lunar companion is riddled with craters and varying densities which give the moon uneven gravitational pulls. For the first time, NASA scientists have properly mapped out the cause of this phenomenon.
A woman has discovered samples of moon dust thought to have been lost since the 1970's.
a meteorite that struck the Moon, causing an explosion that could be seen here on Earth.
According to new research, water found deep inside the Earth and the moon may have originated from the ancient meteorites. Some scientists now believe that water already existed on Earth prior to the impact that created the moon, and subsequently, the moon would've begun with a portion of that supply.
What does Earth's moon and several of the larger asteroids hovering around our solar system have in common? Well, according to NASA, they've both been blasted under a bombardment of asteroids in the past.
One of Pluto's moons may be named Vulcan after thousands of Star Trek fans voted in a public poll to name the moon after the home planet of one of the science fiction show's iconic characters.
British director Duncan Jones is in talks to direct the film adaptation of the role playing video game "World of Warcraft."
Almost 40 years after abandoning its lunar exploration program, Russia is once again planning a trip to the moon, the country announced Wednesday. Russia will launch a series of unmanned robot probe missions to the moon in 2015, Russian space agency Roskosmos announced this week. A manned mission will follow the unmanned probe missions no later than 2030.
The space agency released the last video from the GRAIL spacecraft, which crash landed on the moon in December.
The first meteor shower of the New Year might have to difficult to view due to the moon as it peaks overnight on Jan. 3.