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SpaceX rocketed a small Israeli robot called Beresheet toward the moon on February 21. Ahead of a lunar-landing attempt, it took a selfie photo.
Earth’s air supply may reach nearly 400,000 miles into space — so far that the moon constantly flies through it
Our planet's gases reach so far into space that they envelope the moon. The discovery could help astronomers refine deep-space observation data.
SpaceX just launched an Israeli mission toward the moon. If successful, it would be the world’s first private lunar landing.
SpaceIL, an Israeli nonprofit, has launched a 1,300-lb lunar lander called Beresheet on a SpaceX rocket. Its journey to the moon will take two months.
SpaceX just rocketed the first private mission to the moon — an Israeli lunar lander. Here’s how to watch the launch.
SpaceIL, an Israeli nonprofit, bought space for its 1,300-pound Beresheet moon lander on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Its launch is scheduled for Thursday.
Tonight’s ‘super snow moon’ will be the biggest and one of the brightest full moons of 2019. Here’s why.
February's full moon, also called a "snow moon," will be the biggest of 2019. That's because it's a perigean moon, or "supermoon," close to Earth.
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter photographed China's Chang'e 4 lander and rover on the moon's far side (not "dark side").
The moon has taken a beating since it formed 4.5 billion years ago. A new study shows the past 290 million years have been especially brutal.
A ‘super blood wolf moon’ this weekend will be the last total lunar eclipse until 2021 — here’s how to catch it
In January, the moon will be closer to Earth than usual during a total lunar eclipse. The "super blood wolf moon" will last over an hour.
The speed of light is torturously slow, and these 3 simple animations by a scientist at NASA prove it
A scientist at NASA animated how long it takes light to travel around Earth, to the moon, and to Mars. The movies show just how slow light can be.
China's historic mission to the far side of the moon may have produced another first: Seeds sprouted there for the first time, scientists say.