Latest Moon Stories
This bitty near-Earth asteroid might be a piece of the moon
The US return to the moon gets a schedule change—again
Scientists have new moon rocks for the first time in nearly 50 years
Jeff Bezos is suing NASA. Here’s why.
Enjoy breathing oxygen? Thank the 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
The rundown on this week’s ‘ring of fire’ eclipse
How to photograph the moon like a pro
Tonight’s pink supermoon may surprise you
We could live in caves on the moon. What would that be like?
In perfect conditions, rainbows can come alive at night
The best books about the moon
Four science conversations worth having this holiday
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
Landing on the moon only made us love it more
11 of NASA’s most out-of-this-world illustrations
This little NASA rover can conquer sand and steep hills
Will asteroids wreak havoc on future Mars settlers?
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
Five more companies will compete for NASA’s $2.6 billion moon purse
Twelve photos that capture the wonder of Apollo 11
NASA’s sending a rover named VIPER to map the moon’s ice deposits
NASA’s all-female spacewalk hints at a stronger, more gender-equal space program
How China got the first seedling to sprout on the moon
The next big space race is happening in Asia
Tardigrades that crash-landed on the moon may still be alive, but they’re not having fun
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
How to print giant wall-worthy images yourself
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?
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
The collision that formed the moon may have delivered the building blocks of life
How to watch the super blood wolf moon this weekend
Chang’e 4: why the moon’s far side looks red in new images
China just accomplished the first landing on the far side of the moon
Chinese robots are on a mission to beat NASA to the far side of the moon
7 easy ways you can tell for yourself that the moon landing really happened
Why are planets all the same shape?
To celebrate NASA’s 60th birthday, 21 vintage photos from space
Forget the Blood Moon, the Red Planet is waiting for you tonight
China’s super-sized space plans may involve help from Russia
What would happen if the moon suddenly disappeared?