Private spaceflight company Moon Express was granted permission by the government to launch a lunar mission. Moon Express will be the first private company to go beyond the Earth's orbit.
Florida-based company Moon Express was granted approval to put a lander on the moon, and is set to be the first private lunar landing in space history.
In a rare entertaining footage captured by NASA, the Earth was photobombed by the moon during a lunar transit.
New scanning technology using ultraviolet light offers scientists a better tool for investigating the dark side of the Moon. Researchers using the device have discovered two young impact craters near the Moon's south pole.
Saturn's largest moon Titan is not the center of alien-life hunter after Hydrogen Cyanide was discovered in its atmosphere. HCN can create polyimine than can enable the absorption of sunlight for energy.
The probe to find the origin of Mars oddly-shaped moons, Phobos and Deimos had yielded results that contradict former theories. Two recent studies suggest that the moons weren't asteroids captured by Mar's gravitational force, but remnants from a giant impact between Mars and a smaller protoplanet.
The Kuiper Belt is located on the edge of the Solar System populated by four dwarf planets. One of which called Makemake was discovered orbited by an alien dark moon who had long been undetected.
This year, the "strawberry moon" marked the summer solstice since both events occurred at the same time.
New data suggests that Pluto's moons Nix, Kerberos and Hyrda are all covered in water ice.
The private space company, Moon Express asked the Federal Aviation Administration for approval to land on the moon. Sources claim that the government is set to approve the proposal which could pave the way for private space companies to go beyond Earth's orbit.
Planets Mars, Jupiter and Saturn, accompanied by some of their moons, will be visible in the night sky starting June 1. The celestial show is attributed to the proximity of the planets to Earth.
A new study suggests that asteroids crashing in the young moon 4.5 billion years ago delivered water in the Earth's natural satellite.
A rare celestial event called a blue moon will happen this week where two full moons appear within one calendar month.
ESA is preparing for their Lunar Mission in 2020 aboard Russia's Luna 27. For their moon mission, they are developing a lunar ice drill which can dig holes on the surface of the moon.
Researchers at Cornell University said that in order to find habitable zones in the galaxy, scientists should look at expanding red and old stars because they are capable of thawing icy and frozen moons and planets. Once thawed, they can now have the capability to retain water and eventually enable life to thrive.