Apollo 11's historic trip to the lunar surface in 1969 helped to debunk many a myth about our moon.
There are half a dozen U.S. flags on the moon, honoring the amazing achievements of the Apollo missions. It took a surprising amount of engineering thought to plant those old glories. What would they look like today, after 45 years up there alone?
Scientists finally have an answer for why the front and back sides of our shiny lunar sidekick look so different.
Earth's gravitational pull is so powerful that it creates a small bulge on the surface of the moon.
The intentional crash of a NASA probe on the far side of the moon added one more body to an already substantial boneyard of space hardware.
Out of fuel and flying fast, NASA’s LADEE spacecraft crashed into the moon early Friday, three days shy of its expected mission end. Continue reading →
Discovery Channel and sister network Science Channel will partner with the Google Lunar X Prize for a television mini-series about the competition. Continue reading →
A new study comparing the accuracy of crater counting from thousands of volunteers with that of experts shows that crowdsourcing science works. Continue reading →
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