The telescope will measure the speed and makeup of what lies between galaxies, information to help study how celestial objects were formed.
India and Russia are sending landers to spots near the south pole, which has water ice that might one day be mined to make rocket fuel.
A successful landing by the spacecraft would make India the fourth country — after the U.S., the Soviet Union, and China — to achieve the feat.
Getting Starship off the ground is costing the commercial spaceflight company billions of dollars at a time when money is tight. Some analysts think more funding will be needed.
A Japanese company lost contact with its unmanned Hakuto spacecraft moments before touchdown on the moon Wednesday, saying the mission had apparently failed.
Scientists are pondering how to tell time on other celestial bodies. It's a lot harder than you might think.
The successful splashdown of the spacecraft with no humans aboard keeps NASA's Artemis mission on track to put the first woman and first person of color on the lunar surface by 2025.
A Tokyo company aimed for the moon with its own private lander Sunday, blasting off atop a SpaceX rocket with the United Arab Emirates' first lunar rover and a toylike robot from Japan.
NASA's Artemis moon rocket has finally launched after months of setbacks, from fuel leaks to hurricanes. If successful, the mission signals a big step toward returning humans to the moon.
The space agency has been trying for months to send its giant moon rocket on its first test flight. The goal is to send a crew capsule, with no astronauts on board, around the moon and back.
In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, the moon fell completely into Earth's shadow and turned a shade of red — either an astronomical delight or Election Day omen, depending on who you ask.
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.