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There is no permanent dark side of the moon, and this simple animation by a former NASA scientist explains why


An incredible video shows what we would see if the planets replaced the moon. But that would turn Earth into a volcanic hellscape.


NASA is sending a new moon rover to sample water ice on the lunar south pole



The coolest photos of the solar system taken in the decade you were born


A giant elevator could connect Earth to space using current technology, experts say — here's how that might work


A stirring new SpaceX animation of Starship launching shows how the rocket company plans to turn Texas into Earth's interplanetary transport hub



Astronomers have their best solution yet to the mysterious alien megastructure star


The moon has been drifting away from Earth for 4.5 billion years. A stunning animation shows how far it has gone.


NASA's $30 billion Artemis missions will attempt to set up a moon base


India's and Israel's moon-landing attempts both failed during descent — here's why the '15 minutes of terror' are so difficult


A Las Vegas hotel billionaire unveiled an inflatable space pod designed to ferry NASA astronauts to the moon and Mars — take a look inside


An astronaut is urging NASA to form a new spacesuit program now if it hopes to get back to the moon in 2024



India lost contact with its moon lander, and an astronomer thinks the spacecraft crashed into the lunar surface


NASA wants the first woman to walk on the moon in 2024. This female astronaut is one of 13 candidates.


China found a mysterious 'gel-like' substance on the moon's uncharted far side


Elon Musk hails Newt Gingrich's plan to award a $2 billion prize to the first company that lands humans on the moon



A group of tardigrades crashed into the moon in April. The indestructible critters could still be alive.


Items that once belonged to Neil Armstrong have drawn more than $12 million in bids, but are sparking controversy among people who knew him


NASA's InSight lander on Mars has detected more than 20 quakes. Early data suggests the red planet may be less Earth-like than we thought.


Elon Musk says SpaceX could land on the moon in 2 years. A NASA executive says 'we'll partner with them, and we'll get there faster' if the company can pull it off.