Moon
Watch tonight’s lunar eclipse with NASA
Watch tonight’s lunar eclipse with NASA

Stargazers in the United States will have a prime opportunity to witness a total lunar eclipse in the small hours of the morning of April 15. Earth’s orbital position and the time of day in North America should make for a dazzling show, if local weather conditions are agreeable...

   
Lunar orbiter must weather upcoming eclipse
Lunar orbiter must weather upcoming eclipse

The early morning hours of April 15 will witness an extraordinary lunar eclipse, when Earth, the Moon, and the Sun are precisely aligned and Earth’s shadow is cast on the Moon...

   
Spectacular ‘blood moon’ lunar eclipse set for April 15
Spectacular ‘blood moon’ lunar eclipse set for April 15

According to a report from CBS Local, a total lunar eclipse, also known as a "blood moon," will appear on April 15 just in time for tax day...

   
NASA: LADEE spacecraft will slam into surface of the moon
NASA: LADEE spacecraft will slam into surface of the moon

NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) has been orbiting Earth’s Moon since October 6, 2013, and has been accruing data since November 10...

   
Researchers may have solved mystery of the Moon’s age
Researchers may have solved mystery of the Moon’s age

According to a statement from the Southwest Research Institute, researchers have concluded that the Moon formed almost 100 million years after the beginning of the Solar System...

   
Scientists may have overestimated the amount of water in the Moon
Scientists may have overestimated the amount of water in the Moon

According to a news release from UCLA, scientists may have overestimated the amount of water in the Moon...

   
Google Lunar X Prize contender Moon Express puts an Aldrin in the pilot’s seat
Google Lunar X Prize contender Moon Express puts an Aldrin in the pilot’s seat

In the race to send the first privately funded robotic spacecraft to the moon, Moon Express has enlisted Andrew Aldrin, Buzz Aldrin’s son, to lead their team...

   
Crowdsourcing mapping of the moon reveals answers to moon mysteries
Crowdsourcing mapping of the moon reveals answers to moon mysteries

A new study finds that crowdsourcing is an expedient way to count craters on planetary surfaces like the moon, and when compared to expert data proves to be extremely accurate as well...

   
Crowdsourcing succeeds in study of lunar craters
Crowdsourcing succeeds in study of lunar craters

A new study led by the University of Colorado Boulder has demonstrated that crowdsourcing activities can lead to highly accurate scientific results. According to a CU Boulder Read More.

   
Footage shows massive meteorite impacting the moon [VIDEO]
Footage shows massive meteorite impacting the moon [VIDEO]

Bereft of a protective atmosphere, the Moon has suffered impacts by even very small space rocks throughout its 4.5-billion-year history. Even though our nearest neighbor still endures impacts today, the chances of capturing an image are very small...