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Sep 28, 2015 04:45 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the last time until 2033, a 'supermoon' and lunar eclipse coincided, causing our planet to collectively look up in awe.
Sep 27, 2015 03:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Caves and meteorite strikes and more! We've learned a lot since Apollo astronauts walked on the surface over 40 years ago.
Sep 25, 2015 06:30 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter will glide through the shadow of Sunday's supermoon eclipse in an attempt to observe changes in the moon's layers of soil.
Sep 22, 2015 01:30 PM ET // Sarah Lewin,
With the huge supermoon lunar eclipse just one week away, it's time to dust off your small telescopes and binoculars, track down an observatory event or webcast, or draft your invitations for a moon-cake party.
Sep 18, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Mike Wall,
This month's highly anticipated 'supermoon eclipse' may be a magical treat for skywatchers, but there's nothing supernatural about the event.
Sep 10, 2015 09:10 AM ET // AFP
The mission will be launched before 2020 and aims to land a probe on a part of the moon never visible from Earth.
Sep 6, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Frankie Rendon
Floating around in microgravity -- sounds fun, right? Although escaping Earth's gravitational well is a great weight-loss solution, it comes with many dangers. Here are some pros and cons of escaping gravity's pull.
Sep 4, 2015 02:40 PM ET // Joe Rao, Skywatching Columnist
If you live in the eastern-third of the United States or southeast Canada and your local skies are clear on tonight (Sept. 4), take a good close look at the rising moon, which has a celestial date with a star this evening.
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