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NASA isn’t sure what happened to one of its last Apollo moon landers. The truth is probably depressing.
Grumman Aircraft designed and built lunar modules for NASA during the Apollo program. A handful never made it to space, though.
Ahead of SpaceX moon mission, billionaire Yusaku Maezawa sells a $2.3 billion stake in his fashion company to Yahoo Japan
With SpaceX CEO Elon Musk at his side in September 2018, Yusaku Maezawa announced he'd be the first Starship passenger on a flight around the moon.
India’s and Israel’s moon-landing attempts both failed during descent — here’s why the ’15 minutes of terror’ are ...
Lunar landers must choreograph complex commands with little room for failure, while dealing with the moon's wonky gravity, uneven terrain, and dust.
An astronaut is urging NASA to form a new spacesuit program now if it hopes to get back to the moon in 2024
NASA's only operational spacesuits are aboard the International Space Station. And at 40 years-old each, they're not getting any younger — or safer.
India lost contact with its moon lander, and an astronomer thinks the spacecraft crashed into the lunar surface
The Vikram moon lander disappeared from communications just 1.3 miles above the lunar surface. An astronomer thinks the data indicates a crash.
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&...
Jeff DeWit, NASA's chief financial officer, thinks Elon Musk's SpaceX is unlikely to land Starship on the moon in 2021 but said, "I hope he does it."
Apollo 11 astronauts walked the moon 50 years ago, making headlines worldwide. Here's what those newspapers looked like.
Astronauts explain why nobody has visited the moon in more than 45 years — and the reasons are depressing
The last time anyone visited the moon was in December 1972, during NASA's Apollo 17 mission. Since then, there have been many foiled plans to go back.
‘We could have lost the Apollo 11 crew:’ A once-classified anomaly nearly killed NASA’s first moon astronauts, a new book reveals
A new book about the Apollo program, "Eight Years to the Moon," suggests that a rogue space module nearly crashed into an astronaut space capsule.
Charlie Duke, the youngest astronaut to walk on the moon, said he fell over backward after a 4-foot jump and nearly split open his spacesuit.