The change in surface temperature throughout the dayside on the lunar surface can cause water on the surface to move location
If the Moon was to make an approach to Earth, at what point would its material begin to be stripped?
The crew of Apollo 1 were the first fatalities in America’s space programme, but they will forever be remembered as pioneers of manned space exploration
On 21 January skywatchers across many parts of the world will be able to see a total eclipse of the Moon
Listen to the live broadcast held by astronauts Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and William Anders 50 years ago
Read on to learn more about the peculiar life of the last great naked eye astronomer
Tune in on Thursday at 19:00 UTC/GMT (14:00 EST) on 29 November as NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine reveals new plans for manned space exploration
We find out what you’d be able to see if you were a Martian stargazer
Outside the Earth’s atmosphere, was it safe for the Apollo astronauts to image the Sun?
Is there a reasoning behind it or is it still a mystery? We take a look…
The man without whom NASA might never have made it to the Moon.
Why does the Moon sport a reddish tint during a lunar eclipse?
This result comes from data collected by India’s Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, which was launched in 2008
It’s our next door neighbour, so why can’t we see it every night?
New comprehensive mapping of the radiation pummelling icy Europa reveals where scientists should look
Would any of the proposed plans to capture asteroids affect the Earth’s orbit?
Using mass spectrometry data from NASA’s Cassini spacecraft, scientists found that large, carbon-rich organic molecules are ejected from cracks in the icy surface of the moon
Forget rovers, meet “Charlie” the robo-ape who’s planning on a trip to the Moon – and maybe even Mars!
The Moon’s relatively static surface is the ideal calibration candidate for Earth-observing instruments
We find out if we can make the gas giant and its moons destinations for future manned missions