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Moon may have experienced volcanoes only 50 million years ago Moon may have experienced volcanoes only 50 million years ago

Images of irregular features on the Moon's surface taken by NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) suggest there could have been volcanic eruptions on the Moon as recently as 50 to 100 million years ago...

NASA readying two missions to locate water on the Moon NASA readying two missions to locate water on the Moon

According to CBS News, NASA has two missions on its slate designed to learn more about the water resources on the Moon...

Moon looks 25 times brighter in video of lunar eclipse from Mercury Moon looks 25 times brighter in video of lunar eclipse from Mercury

Images of Earth and Moon taken by NASA's Messenger probe currently in orbit around Mercury were used to create a time-lapse video of the October 8 total lunar eclipse...

October offers both lunar and solar eclipses: How to catch them October offers both lunar and solar eclipses: How to catch them

Two celestial spectacles will be visible to skywatchers in October--a total lunar eclipse on October 8 and a partial solar eclipse on October 23. The lunar eclipse will occur in the early morning hours of October 8...

NASA reveals molten material was once hurled at Moon’s surface NASA reveals molten material was once hurled at Moon’s surface

The Oceanus Procellarum, the Ocean of Storms, is a vast plain of basalt that dominates the near side of the Moon. It has been hypothesized to be the result of a massive asteroid impact, the largest impact-related structure on the lunar surface...

NVIDIA game team proves Apollo 11 was not a hoax NVIDIA game team proves Apollo 11 was not a hoax

Among the many iconic images captured during the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969 is Neil Armstrong’s photo of Buzz Aldrin descending down the lunar module’s ladder to the surface...

Extra-supermoon to rise on Sunday night Extra-supermoon to rise on Sunday night

Astronomy lovers will get a unique opportunity on Sunday evening when the largest and brightest full moon of the year, known as an extra-supermoon, rises over the horizon...

Researchers explain Moon’s lemon-like shape Researchers explain Moon’s lemon-like shape

A team of scientists has mathematically recreated the processes that fashioned the Moon and subsequently described its shape as something less like a perfect sphere and more like a “lemon with an equatorial bulge...

Cold War-era lunar schemes revealed Cold War-era lunar schemes revealed

With the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20,

NASA probe films moon landing site 45 years later NASA probe films moon landing site 45 years later

NASA has been able to capture 3D images of Apollo 11’s landing site, 45 years after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin first walked on the moon. In a