What Space Smells Like Meat, metal, raspberries, rum
How the Moon Was Born New evidence solves an old mystery about the origins of Earth's largest satellite.
Communion on the Moon: The Religious Experience in Space Our secular endeavor of space exploration is flush with religious observance. Why is that?
No, the Moon Did Not Sink the Titanic That the ship was downed by the alignment of celestial bodies is an alluring theory, but it's not, alas, a plausible one.
Here's a Climate-Change Fix: a Giant Solar-Power Plant on the Moon Imagined by Japan, staffed by robots
The Trash We've Left on the Moon The lunar surface is strewn with hundreds of manmade items, from spacecraft to bags of urine to monumental plaques.
Not Sleeping Well? Blame the Moon Lunar phases seem to affect the length and quality of our sleep.
How Going to Space Can Mess With the Astronaut Brain A new study finds that deep-space travel could warp reaction time.
1 Small Step for a Cam: How Astronauts Shot Video of the Moon Landing On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 beamed video from the moon back to Earth, live. Here's how they did it.
We Just Sent the Mona Lisa to the Moon... With Lasers The first time anyone has achieved one-way laser communication at planetary distances
How Do We Welcome Astronauts Back to Earth? By Making Them Go Through Customs Triumphant returns are also a triumph for bureaucracy.
Buzz Aldrin on the Moon: 'More Desolate Than Any Place on Earth' The second man to set foot on the lunar surface answers the Internet's questions.
Gil Scott-Heron's Poem, 'Whitey on the Moon' It changed the way I thought about the space race forever.
Who Was First in the Race to the Moon? The tortoise
NASA Records an Explosion on the Moon So Bright You Could Have Seen It With Your Bare Eyes And now you can, in a video.
How Did the Moon Form? We May Need a New Theory There may be much more water on the moon than we thought. And that could change everything.
A Rare Glimpse of the Moon Orbiting the Earth From Afar In just a few flickering pixels, our entire planet and its only moon.
We're Now Putting Ads on the Moon A beverage company is soon to put some sports drink on the lunar surface.
What the Night Sky Would Look Like If the Other Planets Were as Close as the Moon It's not always easy to imagine just how big the other planets are. Here, a space artist's thought experiment turns into a lesson in Earth's relative size.
The Missing Man: There Are No Good Pictures of Neil Armstrong on the Moon The iconic images from the Apollo 11 lunar landing are all of Buzz Aldrin or his footprint.
What If a Large Asteroid Were to Hit the Moon? It would take another nearly moon-sized object to actually move the moon.
The Apollo 11 Journey in Photographs Words can't describe the trip the astronauts—and the nation—took that day.
A Rare Audio Visit to the Apollo 11 Triumph A very, very brief history of the space race in sounds, photographs, and animated GIFs.