China has become the first to land on the far side of the moon. And unlike previous uncrewed moon landings, it relied on sophisticated technology rather than luck.
Naming features on other worlds is a trickier issue than you might think.
When you look up at the vastness of space you can see hundreds, thousands and even millions of years into the past.
The three astronauts read from the Bible as part of their message from the Moon. Then on return one declared: "Please be informed there is a Santa Claus."
Fifty years ago people saw our planet from the outside for the first time.
The Moon has gravity of its own, which pulls the oceans (and us) towards it.
The new film is a down-to-Earth portrayal of astronaut Neil Armstrong and our complex relationship with the Moon.
The 'illumination hypothesis' – suggests that criminals like enough light to ply their trade, but not so much as to increase their chance of apprehension.
The moon is our closest neighbour and our best hope for building capacity to explore space.
The blood moon myths are many and varied, but, at the end of the day, it's just an eclipse.
Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, American astronauts planted a US flag on the moon. A space lawyer explains the implications, who owns the moon, and what it means for lunar mining.
Each meteorite is a piece of the puzzle to understanding our solar system.
Nearly 50 years since the first man walked on the moon, our morals are still stranded on Earth.
When and where you see the Moon in the daytime depends on what phase it is in.
There are plenty of astronomical things to watch out for this year beyond this week's lunar eclipse, including new Moon landings and a space station falling back to Earth.
Studying lunar eclipse could help us work out what's happening on exoplanets.
There is plenty of excitement about the lunar eclipse this week, but don't believe all you read and hear about this wonderful astronomical event.
A bunch of uncommon things all happening at the same time mean this full moon will have some special attributes.
LED lights can actually improve upon the sun and help grow plants in space. A Canadian team of researchers is helping to refine and perfect LED technology.
We’ve only travelled into space in the last century, but humanity’s desire to reach the moon is far from recent.