Jupiter's total moon count jumps to 79 following the discovery of 12 new moons around the planet. Of the new dozen, astronomers pinpoint an 'oddball' moon with a dangerous orbit that's unlike any other Jovian moon.
Decades after one of humankind's greatest achievements of getting a man on the Moon, trips there remain surprisingly rare. Former astronaut Chris Hadfield and others explain why.
The moon and Venus set up a rare date in the nighttime sky, appearing within inches of each other on Sunday. The celestial pairing will continue to be quite close for a few more days this week.
The total lunar eclipse that's coming on Friday, July 27 will last for nearly two hours in the sky. Find out when and where you can get a glimpse of the once-in-a-century phenomenon.
The days are getting longer and longer — and it's all thanks to the moon. A new study reveals Earth days started out just 18 hours long before lunar influence came into play.
Nobody ever wants to see a gigantic moon dropping from the sky. In this video shared by NASA, special lens make the phenomenon look startlingly real.
Alan Bean, the fourth person ever to walk on the moon, passed away on Saturday, May 26 following a two-week illness. The spaceman and artist left behind an incredible legacy in NASA and beyond.
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.