NASA's New Spacesuits

NASA unveiled new spacesuits that astronauts will wear on the moon and Mars. The suits are designed to outperform those used during the Apollo program.

India launches robotic mission to land on the Moon

India launched an ambitious robotic lunar mission named Chandrayaan 2 on Monday, targeting a touchdown near the lunar south pole on 6 September. The Chandrayaan 2 mission is India’s most daring space project to date. 

Mass anomaly detected under the moon's largest crater

A mysterious large mass of material has been discovered beneath the largest crater in our solar system - the Moon's South Pole - Aitken basin and may contain metal from the asteroid that crashed into the Moon and formed the crater.

Israel is sending its first spacecraft to the moon

On Thursday, SpaceIL's spacecraft, Beresheet, was launched aboard a SpaceX rocket. It will take a couple of months for it to reach the moon, and landing will be the most difficult part.

Earth's Oldest Rock Found on the Moon

An international team of scientists found evidence that the rock was launched from Earth by a large impacting asteroid or comet. The impact sent material into space, where it collided with the surface of the Moon 4 bil years ago.

First Ever Seeds on the Far Side of the Moon

The cotton seeds sprouted inside of a container as part of the lunar mini-biosphere experiment aboard the lander. And, just over a week later, or some 213 hours, the experiment is over and the plants are dead.

Check out world's first panorama of the Moon's far side

Eight days after its historic landing on the far side of the Moon, China’s Chang’e 4 lander has captured its first panoramic image.

China lands Chang’e-4 mission on the far side of the Moon

China has now landed its fourth and most ambitious lunar exploration mission on Thursday, January 3, 2019. This is the first mission to land on the far side of the Moon.

China launches historic mission to land on far side of the moon

The Chang’e 4 mission lifted off Friday 18:23 GMT (1:23 p.m. EST) from China’s Xichang space center, kicking off a journey that will culminate in an attempt in early January to touch down on the far side of the Moon for the first time.

SpaceX Reboots Plan to Send Tourists Around the Moon

In a tweet, SpaceX said it has signed a passenger to fly around the Moon aboard its next-generation launch system.

Ice confirmed at the moon's poles

Using data from NASA's Moon Mineralogy Mapper instrument, scientists have identified three specific signatures that definitively prove there is water ice at the surface of the Moon.

China is Working on a Powerful Rocket That Could Launch by 2030

China plans to create new classes of heavy rockets in future, these include the Long March 9 rocket, a three-stage, super-heavy rocket that would allow for crewed missions to the Moon.

The Moon's water may be widespread and immobile

If the Moon has enough water, and if it's reasonably convenient to access, future explorers might be able to use it as a resource.

Chinese Lander Will Carry Insects and Plants to the Moon

Later this year, the Chang’e 4 mission will depart for the far side of the Moon, where it will study the local geology and test the effects of lunar gravity on insects and plants.

A Fully Automated Science Lab Could Be Coming to NASA’s New Lunar Station

The agency is considering how to conduct science experiments on the Deep Space Gateway station, even while no crew members are on board.