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Elon Musk’s new Starship would be a monster rocket if built. Here’s how the SpaceX launch system compares to NASA’s 2 biggest rocket...

SpaceX's Mars rocket may be millions of pounds heavier and dozens of feet taller than the Apollo-era Saturn V, which sent astronauts to the moon.

India’s and Israel’s moon-landing attempts both failed during descent — here’s why the ’15 minutes of terror’ are ...

Lunar landers must choreograph complex commands with little room for failure, while dealing with the moon's wonky gravity, uneven terrain, and dust.

India lost contact with its moon lander, and an astronomer thinks the spacecraft crashed into the lunar surface

The Vikram moon lander disappeared from communications just 1.3 miles above the lunar surface. An astronomer thinks the data indicates a crash.
NASA astronaut Jeanette Epps in a spacesuit in 2017.

NASA wants the first woman to walk on the moon in 2024. This female astronaut is one of 13 candidates.

NASA bumped astronaut Jeanette Epps off a mission to the space station in 2018, but she still has a shot at being the first woman to walk on the moon.
An illustration of SpaceX's Starship vehicle on the surface of the moon, with Earth in the distance.

Elon Musk says SpaceX could land on the moon in 2 years. A NASA executive says ‘we’ll partner with them, and we’ll get there faster&...

Jeff DeWit, NASA's chief financial officer, thinks Elon Musk's SpaceX is unlikely to land Starship on the moon in 2021 but said, "I hope he does it."

11 Apollo movies and documentaries to watch on the moon landing’s 50th anniversary

NASA's Apollo program put 12 astronauts on the moon during the 1960s and 70s. Celebrate their achievements by watching the films they inspired.
The Google Doodle on July 20, 2019 includes an animated video detailing the journey from Earth to moon and back on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.

On the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the Google Doodle honors the Apollo 11 mission with an animated video of the journey

The July 20, 2019 Google Doodle honors the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with a voiceover from Apollo 11 command module pilot Michael Collins.
Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin touched down on the lunar surface on July 20, 1969.

Vintage photos of the Apollo 11 moon mission show why it’s still arguably NASA’s greatest feat, 50 years later

On July 20, 1969, as people around the world gathered around television sets, astronaut Neil Armstrong announced: "the Eagle has landed."
Buzz Aldrin, a NASA astronaut who walked on the moon during Apollo 11, speaks onstage during an event on March 23, 2019.

Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon 50 years ago today. Here’s what the astronaut remembers most about NASA’s Apollo 11 mission.

On July 20, 1969, two people landed on the moon for the first time. NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin's memory of the historic mission is as fresh as ever.
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin stands next to a flag on the moon on July 20, 1969.

President Nixon had this ‘Moon Disaster’ speech ready in case Apollo 11 astronauts died

President Nixon's 'In Event of Moon Disaster' remarks, prepared by speechwriter William Safire, are chilling to read.