NASA Administrator Bill Nelson warns that losing today's space race could mean China declaring the moon as its own sovereign territory.
Saturn's rings and tilt could be explained by new research suggesting a missing moon was a factor.
NASA's "Artemis Ascending" is a VR live stream of the Artemis I launch that has the potential to change how viewers tune in to watch events online.
This week, we examine several landing sites NASA recently proposed on the Moon's south pole for its ambitious Artemis mission.
As NASA gears up for its Artemis mission, we look at what NASA plans to accomplish during its first test flight with its SLS rocket and the Orion capsule.
Interstellar travel would require major investments. Instead, first we should examine the objects that arrive in our solar system from interstellar space.
Recently, speculation has been rife that either China or the U.S. may have aspirations to attempt a moon take-over.
Astronomers have long reported sightings of mysterious flashes of light from within the Aristarchus crater, and new data could help scientists understand their source.
NASA's Artemis-I mission has set a trio of possible dates for the space agency's first official launch to the Moon in 50 years.
NASA has announced the winners of the Artemis Concept Awards, a project working to put nuclear power on the Moon.
New evidence of water located on the lunar surface has been discovered in samples being studied by the Chang'E-5 lunar lander.
Permanent displacement between Earth and the Moon is detectable by the Lunar Ranging laser system, which monitors the Earth-Moon separation by measuring steadily the roundtrip travel time of light to the Moon.
Future NASA astronauts will map the Moon, Mars, and other worlds using a portable, lidar-equipped backpack. Derived from...
This week, we look at the Air Force Research Laboratory's plans for its new Cislunar Highway Patrol System.
New research indicates that the size of Earth’s moon relative to the size of the planet may have been key to the development of life.
A rocket is expected to crash into the Moon in early March... so why aren't many experts concerned? This week, we examine the surprising reasons why.
The first moon landing since the final Apollo missions of the early 1970’s is expected to touch down...
NASA has released a new audio recording of Ganymede, one of Jupiter’s moons, which was captured by the...
This week, we look at a joint NASA and U.S. Naval Research Laboratory experiment that got a bit of help from the U.S. Space Force in recent days.
This week, we look at the retirement plans NASA has outlined for the International Space Station, and future space stations it will build with commercial partners.
How much oxygen is on the moon, you may ask? A recent analysis indicates that the top layer of rock and dirt, known as regolith, that covers the Moon’s entire surface has more than you probably think.
NASA wants Battelle to put a fission based nuclear reactor on the moon, and is asking anyone and...
Space travelers and off-world colonists may use mushrooms as radiation shields thanks to a special type of fungus...
A team of astronomers believe that a near earth asteroid could actually be a lost fragment of Earth’s...
Engineers have successfully demonstrated how water and oxygen can be extracted by the heating of lunar soil. We can all breath easy now.
A team of researchers plans to advance space-mining methods using swarms of autonomous robots to mine and collect minerals for space missions.
Could the Moon ever manage to escape Earth’s gravity? If this happened at some point in the future, where might the Moon go from there?
Russia said it hopes to launch an orbital space station in 2025 and considering withdrawing from the International Space Station.
The ESA is investigating the use of "hopping robot" drones to explore the ancient lava tubes that exist deep inside the Moon.
Researchers developed a new drone, named DAEDALUS, explicitly designed to explore and map the Moon's lava tubes.
Russia is Teaming with China on a Future Lunar Base, in a Move that May Signal the End of Similar Plans with NASA.
A researcher has proposed that humanity build a "lunar ark" on the Moon to store over 6.7 million samples of seeds, spores, sperm, and eggs.
NASA's Artemis lunar base camp will house astronauts, rovers, and scientific equipment on the Moon's southern pole.
A Texas-based company, ICON, wants to help NASA return to the Moon in 2024 by 3D printing a lunar base from moon dust.
China's Chang'e-5 lunar lander's ascent vehicle is bringing back the first lunar soil samples to be collected since the 1970s.
Chinese state media reports that their Chang'e 5 Lunar Probe has safely and successfully landed on the Moon in a historic landing.