As Earth grew ever smaller below his spacecraft, Apollo 10 commander Tom Stafford made an unusual request to mission control.
Dozens of the "goodwill" moon rocks — some only the size of a grain of rice, others as big as a marble €— have since gone missing, and Joseph Gutheinz Jr is on a mission to find them.
Approximately two weeks before of the five-decade mark since the 1969 space trip that landed the first two people on Earth's satellite, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will unveil its "Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography."
As NASA scrambles to meet US President Donald Trump’s mandate to return humans to the moon by 2024, two longtime heads of NASA’s human exploration wing were demoted on Wednesday
India's second moon mission, Chandrayaan-2, has evoked great interest in Western media and scientific journals, with many saying the mission that costs less than half of the budget of Hollywood blockbuster "Avengers Endgame" will put India in league with lunar pioneers - the US, Russia and China.
Fifty years ago, American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans in history to set foot on the moon, an event watched on television by half a billion people.
The spacesuit that Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong wore for that one small step on the moon is back on display in mint condition.
NASA has selected eight new teams to conduct fundamental and applied research about the Moon, near Earth asteroids, and the Martian moons Phobos and Deimos and their near space environments.
India will step up the international space race on Monday when it launches a low-cost mission to become only the fourth country to land a probe on the moon.