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Moon Mission

New Lunar Rover Gets Rolling

AP | LOUISE WATT | Posted 12.16.2013 | Science

BEIJING (AP) — China's first moon rover has touched the lunar surface and left deep traces on its loose soil, state media reported Sunday, several h...

Probe Makes First Moon Landing In 37 Years

AP | LOUISE WATT | Posted 02.13.2014 | Science

BEIJING (AP) — State media say China has safely carried out the world's first soft landing of a space probe on the moon in nearly four decades. Sta...

WATCH: Historic Moon Mission Blasts Off

Space.com | Tariq Malik | Posted 09.07.2013 | Science

NASA will launch a new spacecraft tonight (Sept. 6) to unlock the mysteries of moon dust and the wispy lunar atmosphere, and you can watch the blastof...

LOOK: NASA 'Shares The Universe' With Instagram Launch

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.06.2013 | Science

From showing us a man on the moon, to giving us a peek into outer reaches of the universe, NASA has produced some of the most iconic images of our tim...

WATCH: New Mission Aims To Solve Old Moon Mystery

Space.com | Miriam Kramer | Posted 09.04.2013 | Science

A NASA spacecraft launching to the moon on Friday (Sept. 6) could help scientists solve some age-old mysteries of the solar system. The Lunar Atmos...

Moon's Dirty Little Secret Sparks Mission

| Caleb A. Scharf | Posted 08.20.2013 | Science

Gaze up at a brilliant Moon in the night sky and it’s hard to imagine that our companion world, Earth’s last high wilderness, is actually a rather...

POLL: Asteroid Plan Draws Skeptical Response In Hearing

Posted 05.25.2013 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 05/22/2013 10:09 AM EDT on SPACE.com NASA's plan to lasso an asteroid for astronauts as a deep-space dry run for a f...

Russia Reveals Plan To Land Spacecraft On Moon

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2013 | Science

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will resume a long-dormant quest to explore the moon by sending an unmanned probe there in 2015, the head of the space agenc...

PHOTOS: Apollo 1 Tragedy Recalled 45 Years Later

Posted 01.27.2012 | Science

Long before the triumphant moon landing of Apollo 11 and the heroism of Apollo 13, three astronauts died in a flash fire inside the capsule of Apollo ...

White House Tape Uncovers JFK's Worries About Moon Mission

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

BOSTON — After setting a soaring vision to land a man on the moon, President John F. Kennedy struggled with how to sell the public on a costly s...

NASA Ends Plan To Put Man Back On Moon

Times Online | Jacqui Goddard, Miami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Nasa has begun to wind down construction of the rockets and spacecraft that were to have taken astronauts back to the Moon -- effectively dismantling ...

Moon Bombing Video: Watch NASA's LCROSS Mission Bomb The Moon

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*Watch video and see pictures below* UPDATE: The AP reports that NASA's LCROSS mission has successfully bombed the moon in the quest to find water in...