A small, bus-sized asteroid passed within 186,000 miles (300,000 kilometers) of Earth - closer than the Moon - on Saturday morning, but posed no threat to our planet, Space.com reported.
The first ever mission to the Moon's south pole, likely to occur sometime in 2016, was announced Friday by the non-profit International Lunar Observatory (ILOA) and Moon Express, Inc., a privately funded "lunar resource company."
As lunar tourism becomes a thing of increasingly less distant future, members of the Congress are starting to worry about preserving the legacy of Apollo 11- the first human landing on the moon.
Despite the fact that no one has been to the moon in the past 40 years and the U.S. has no immediate plans to make a return visit anytime soon, two Democratic House members have proposed a bill to establish a national park on the moon.
Discovering molecular hydrogen on the Moon was a surprise result from NASA's Lunar Crater Observation Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) mission, which crash-landed the LCROSS satellite's spent Centaur rocket into the Cabeus crater in the permanently shadowed region of the Moon. Now, nearly four years later, scientists from the University of New Hamsphire and NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center believe they have discovered the reason behind the mysterious metamorphosis of the Moon's water ice.
Those willing to make the sacrifice of rising early this Sunday will be rewarded with the largest "supermoon" of 2013, though some argue it may not be worth it.
When scientists first made contact with the Moon, they found something they didn’t expect: every so often those early probes sent to scout landing sites for Apollo astronauts would suddenly begin plummeting toward the lunar surface before pulling back up, suggesting an uneven gravity.
Through innovative imaging technology, NASA scientists are able to take a 3D look at parts of the Moon's surface that has remained in darkness for 2 billion years.
To demonstrate first laser communication, the image of Mona Lisa was beamed to a spacecraft orbiting the moon.
NASA's twin spacecraft that orbited the moon for nearly a year will crash into the moon's surface at about 5:28 p.m. EST, Dec. 17.
Seasonal changes in Saturn’s moon Titan is bringing in rapid changes to the atmospheric patterns and the chemical composition of the moon, reveals a new study.
The first man to land on moon, Neil Armstrong, will be buried at sea, his family spokesman Rick Miller said.