Scientists believe they've discovered why the moon has no active volcanoes, despite containing plenty of liquid magma.
The Russian Space Agency (Roscosmos) has suffered a string of embarrassing space-related debacles over the past few months.
Planets with two suns - like Star Wars' Tatooine - could really be habitable, astrophysicists have concluded - and they say they know where to look.
NASA's two GRAIL probes have now successfully been placed in orbit around the moon.
NASA's twin GRAIL spacecraft will be placed into orbit around the moon over the New Year weekend, in preparation for their mission to study its composition and gravity field.
Two Arizona State University scientists are calling for a thorough scan of images of the moon to try and identify signs of aliens.
Solar storms and Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) are powerful enough to erode the surface of the moon, NASA simulations indicate.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has managed to re-establish communications with Russia's Phobos-Grunt spacecraft.
Scientists believe they finally have an explanation for why magnetized rocks are found on the moon, even though it now has no magnetic field.
NASA has released an animated clip depicting the proposed 2014 test flight of its Orion spacecraft.
If you have any moon rocks at home you may want to forget about ever trying to sell them. A California grandma learned the hard way that the feds don’t like it when you try to sell moon rock dust.
The moon may be a harsh mistress, but Russian scientists say they want to establish a colony below the lunar surface.
Neil Armstrong - the first person to walk on the moon - recently told Congress that America simply cannot maintain a realistic leadership position without human access to space.
Although Apollo 18 didn't take off at the box office, it certainly did boast an interesting "high concept" pitch.
NASA is hoping to launch its twin Grail spacecraft this morning, after a temporary delay because of poor weather.
Engineers from NASA and the US Department of Energy (DOE) are working on a suitcase-sized nuclear reactor for use on the moon and other planets.
A new analysis of a piece of lunar rock indicates that the moon is much younger than previously thought - or else scientists have been dramatically wrong about the way in which it was formed.
The Earth once had two moons circling in the same orbit, say scientists, until a collision between the two created the moon we see today.
ESA’s Herschel space observatory has solved the 14-year mystery of where the water in Saturn's upper atmosphere comes from - it's being expelled from the planet's moon Enceladus.
Scientists have found a volcanic 'hot spot' on the far side of the moon, indicating that the moon's been more geologically active, more recently, than previously believed.