Speeding up efforts to put astronauts back on the Moon will enable Nasa to bring a Mars landing closer, the space agency’s chief has said.
The pressure is on Nasa to put astronauts on the Moon once again, after US Vice President Mike Pence called on the space agency to up its pace and return to the Moon within five years.
US vice president Mike Pence has called for American astronauts to return to the moon within five years.
An Israeli spacecraft rocketed toward the moon for the country’s first attempted lunar landing, following a launch on Thursday night by SpaceX.
The moon looked bigger and brighter on Tuesday night as the second supermoon of 2019 took place.
Stargazers may notice that the Moon looks bigger and brighter on Tuesday evening, as the second supermoon of 2019 takes place.
A Paris-based company wants to send a scientific mission to the moon before 2025.
Skygazers in the UK are set to be treated to a rare phenomenon dubbed a “super blood wolf moon” in the early hours of Monday morning.
A total lunar eclipse is set to take place in the early hours of Monday morning, garnishing a reddish colour to the lunar surface.
The number of asteroids hitting Earth and the moon have increased over the past 290 million years, research suggests.
Astronomers and skygazers will be on the look out for a lunar spectacle on Monday morning as a total lunar eclipse takes place.
China exchanged data with Nasa on its recent mission to land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, the Chinese space agency has said.
China has broadcast pictures taken by its rover and lander on the far side of the moon, in what its space programme hailed as another triumph for the groundbreaking mission to the less-known part of the lunar surface.
A lunar rover has begun exploring the terrain in the world’s first mission on the far side of the moon.
A Chinese spacecraft has made the first-ever landing on the far side of the moon in the latest achievement for the country’s growing space programme.
America’s next moon landing will be made by private companies, not Nasa.
A giant glowing Earth will be installed next to the skeleton of the blue whale at the Natural History Museum.
Aerospace company Airbus is to draw up plans for Europe’s contribution to a base orbiting the moon.
A moon rock discovered on Earth could fetch around 500,000 US dollars (£379,000) when it goes on auction.
The Japanese online retail tycoon who plans to travel to the moon on the SpaceX rocket says he respects and trusts Elon Musk as a fellow entrepreneur, despite his recent troubles.
Astronomers may have found the first moon outside our solar system, a gas giant the size of Neptune.
Almost five decades since man first landed on the moon, Nasa is once again setting its sights on possible manned lunar missions.
People hoping to see the blood moon in the UK were left disappointed after the weather took a turn for the worse and obscured the view.
The longest lunar eclipse of the century is set to take place on Friday night – with the moon taking on a blood-red colour.
Rain clouds and thunderstorms could prevent skygazers from seeing the “blood moon” lunar eclipse on Friday as forecasters warn of torrential downpours across eastern parts of Great Britain.
A rare total lunar eclipse – expected to be the longest in the 21st century – is set to take place on Friday that will see the Earth’s natural satellite turn blood red.
The “man in the moon” may not be so far from reality after all.
An Israeli organisation has said it hopes to become the first non-governmental entity to land a spacecraft on the moon when it attempts to launch a module later this year.
A German astronaut has shared a breathtaking photo he took of the moon from the International Space Station (ISS).
A photographer trying to capture Venus in the night sky ended up with a rather unexpected celestial phenomenon in his images.