A recurring leak of liquid hydrogen fuel forced NASA on Saturday to postpone a scheduled launch for the second time this week. The earliest possible launch date is Sept. 19.
The Sturgeon Moon became visible Thursday night, appearing bigger and brighter than usual because of its proximity to Earth.
Researchers discovered that lunar pits and caves could provide stable temperatures around 63 degrees Fahrenheit, leading to new possibilities for experiments and life there.
South America and much of the continental United States had the best view of Sunday night's lunar eclipse, which lasted nearly five hours.
The study makes use of lunar soil samples collected from Apollo 11, 12 and 17.
During a partial solar eclipse, the moon is not perfectly aligned with the Earth and sun, so it will not completely cover the sun.
NASA should send probes to the ice giant planet of Uranus and to a moon of Saturn where conditions could be right for life. Those are some of the recommendations in a new report to the space agency.
Astronauts hammered collection tubes into the lunar surface on the last Apollo mission to the moon. Now a sample is being carefully pierced open — to be analyzed by today's latest tech.
While you're sky-gazing, look to the western horizon. Jupiter will be setting there as evening twilight ends. And that bright star? That's Regulus, part of the Leo constellation.
It will be the second and final eclipse of the year. West Coast night owls and East Coast early risers could catch the peak of the cosmic event.
NASA's leaders say an overly aggressive timeline from the Trump administration and a legal fight over a contract are two reasons why it's altering plans for the Artemis lunar program.
Delays in multiple parts of the program — including holdups in developing new spacesuits — put the 2024 goal out of reach, NASA's inspector general says.
In April, NASA chose Elon Musk's SpaceX to receive a highly sought-after $2.9 billion contract. It would involve the first spacecraft to land humans on the moon since 1972.
The supermoon — the Super Flower Blood Moon, to be exact — brought the first total lunar eclipse in nearly 2 1/2 years.
The "Super Flower Blood Moon" is happening early Wednesday morning, as a supermoon coincides with a full lunar eclipse. Here's how to see it.