Latest Moons Stories
Jupiter’s moons are about to get JUICE’d for signs of life
Jupiter’s largest moon sounds like a friendly robot
Pockets of frozen CO2 on the moon could fuel future space travel
There’s an especially big window to catch this week’s eclipse of the Beaver Moon
This bitty near-Earth asteroid might be a piece of the moon
The US return to the moon gets a schedule change—again
These new robots will plunge into the ocean’s most alien depths
Scientists have new moon rocks for the first time in nearly 50 years
Enjoy breathing oxygen? Thank the moon.
Hubble spied water vapor on our solar system’s largest moon
Raging wildfires will give this weekend’s full moon an eerie orange hue
Why we’re going to see a rapid rise in sunny day floods
The Strawberry Moon, explained
NASA’s Juno orbiter captured striking close-ups of Jupiter’s biggest moon
The rundown on this week’s ‘ring of fire’ eclipse
Is something burping methane on Saturn’s ocean moon?
How to photograph the moon like a pro
What you need to know about the tardigrade cannon
Everything to know about the last supermoon of 2022
We could live in caves on the moon. What would that be like?
Astronomers made a poor bot count 100,000 moon craters
The best books about the moon
Imagine traveling to the moon only to realize you’re allergic to it. One astronaut did.
Europa’s icy surface may glow in the dark
New 3D moon models show it might hold up to 15,000 miles of frozen water
The moon is (slightly) wet, NASA confirms. Now what?
The moon will soon have cell service
Landing on the moon only made us love it more
11 of NASA’s most out-of-this-world illustrations
Hubble just captured a lunar eclipse for the first time ever
Ancient supernovas may have pierced moon rocks with star shrapnel
If life exists on Titan, it’s even weirder than we thought
Earth has a new mini-moon, but don’t get too attached
Katherine Johnson, whose calculations enabled the first moonwalk, dies at 101
These lunar rover tires mimic camel hooves for maximum traction on the moon
Mysterious stripes on Saturn’s moon Enceladus may have a new origin story
The first global map of Titan reveals Earth-like features with a peculiar twist
Twelve photos that capture the wonder of Apollo 11
NASA’s sending a rover named VIPER to map the moon’s ice deposits
How China got the first seedling to sprout on the moon
Saturn now has 82 known moons—so why did we only get one?
NASA is planning an interplanetary fishing trip
11 super-nerdy photography facts about the cameras we took to the moon
Money, shoes, poop, and other highlights from the 796 items we’ve left on the moon
Buzz Aldrin sloshed around in pee on the moon (and 11 other Apollo facts)
The Apollo moon rocks continue to reveal secrets of the cosmos
Did we mishear Neil Armstrong’s famous first words on the Moon?
The Apollo 11 mission as told through the astronauts’ heart rates
These six big moon mysteries remain unsolved
Groovy lunar tunes to help you celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing
Why doesn’t anyone live on the moon yet?
Fifty years ago Hasselblad sent the first cameras to the moon
Could you run a moon mission from your smartphone?
NASA’s new mission to Titan is looking for life in all the right places
The moon’s south pole is hiding something massive and mysterious
The Moon keeps flashing us and we have no idea why
The White House is giving NASA another $1.6 billion to go to the moon. It won’t be enough.
The moon is quaking (and shrinking like a raisin)
Jeff Bezos wants to solve all our problems by shipping us to the moon
The Israeli moon crash reminds us that lunar landings are a pain in the butt
A guide to the moon’s craters, seas, and ghostly shine
The president wants NASA back on the moon by 2024—a risky and unrealistic request
Moon dust kept sealed for 50 years will finally reveal its secrets
Megapixels: Check out the moon’s gnarly sunburn