Japan plans to join multinational manned-mission to the moon.
The giant gas planet Jupiter now has 69 known moons. This was discovered after a survey meant to look beyond the Solar System accidentally spotted them in the regions near the planet.
Chinese scientists will attempt to grow potatoes on the moon. Potatoes and silkworm eggs will be placed inside a container that will be sent during China's lunar mission in 2018.
A mini strawberry moon will light up the sky on June 9. Although no special features, the strawberry moon signals the start of harvesting season as coined by the Native Americans.
NASA's LRO spacecraft observing the moon beamed back a jittery image to Earth. This led researchers to discover that it was hit and survived a meteoroid impact in 2014.
NASA SDO observed a partial solar eclipse and provided astonishing images of the event, Later this month, the agency will also make an announcement about its mission to 'touch the sun'.
The bag of moon dust from Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 mission will be up for auction again. Experts say it may sell for up to $4 million.
Hubble detected a new moon orbiting the dwarf planet 2007 OR10.
Passengers be warned: the longest layover in history is coming up.
The moon is a vital part of deep space travel. It could be the gateway to the rest of the Solar System and it may also provide spacecraft with fuel.
The U.S. will witness the great American eclipse on Aug. 21. This will be the first time it will happen since 1918.
Space dirt and rocks could be the next great commodity.
NASA may conduct a yearlong manned mission to the moon before its scheduled Journey to Mars in 2030. The lunar mission will test equipment and technology intended to be used for the red planet.
China and ESA are discussing a potential collaboration to build a lunar outpost or a moon village. Both countries have already expressed their intent to develop technologies.