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A view of the possible mini-moon amid background stars. The image combines three images each obtained using different filters to produce this color composite.

Astronomers photographed a possible ‘mini-moon’ orbiting Earth — though it might just be space debris

Astronomers recently photographed a small object that's in a chaotic orbit around Earth. They're trying to figure out what it is.
NASA's Artemis program aims to land the first woman and next man on the moon by 2024. After that, the goal is to send astronauts to Mars.

NASA is hiring astronauts to go to the moon and Mars. Applications are now open — here’s what candidates need on their resumes.

You can apply to be in NASA's new class of astronauts. The missions could involve setting up a station on the moon and traveling to Mars.
China's Yutu-2 rover, part of its Chang'e 4 lunar mission, rolls across the far side of the moon in January 2019.

China’s groundbreaking lunar rover found nearly 40 feet of dust on the far side of the moon

The Chang'e 4 rover probed about 120 feet below the moon's surface, past a layer of dust that was "quite thick."

To rocket Americans back to the moon in 2024, NASA says it needs an additional $35 billion over the next 4 years

The Artemis mission aims to send astronauts and payloads to the surface of the moon to begin building a Lunar outpost.
A jet passes the super snow moon as it rises above the clouds in Santa Ana, California, on February 18, 2019.

A full Snow Moon rises this weekend, and some say it’s also a supermoon. Here’s what that means and when to see it.

Astronomers disagree about the status of this weekend's supermoon. Other names for each month's full moon are less controversial.
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa.

The Japanese billionaire travelling to the moon with SpaceX has abandoned his reality TV hunt for a girlfriend

Yusaku Maezawa has tickets for SpaceX's first commerical flight around the moon, which is scheduled for 2023.
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa.

More than 20,000 people have entered the reality TV competition to become a Japanese billionaire’s girlfriend and accompany him on a SpaceX flig...

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa is booked to take the first private flight aboard SpaceX's Starship rocket around the moon in 2023.
Maezawa's pledge to give $9 million to his Twitter followers is the second most retweeted tweet of all time.

Meet Yusaku Maezawa, the Japanese billionaire giving away $9 million on Twitter and looking for a ‘female partner’ to fly to the moon with...

Maezawa says the giveaway is a "social experiment" to see if the money would make his followers happier.

The Japanese billionaire flying round the moon with SpaceX is looking for a ‘female partner’ — here’s what it’s like to ...

Yusaku Maezawa announced he's looking for a "female partner" to accompany him, and he will find her through the medium of a reality TV show.

The Japanese billionaire travelling to the moon with SpaceX is holding a competition to find a ‘female partner’ to go with him

Maezawa announced on Twitter that he was taking applications for a 'serious matchmaking documentary' to find a lifelong partner.