Small asteroid to visit Earth on March 5 without any impact

Small asteroid to visit Earth on March 5 without any impact

 A small asteroid that is expected to make its closest approach to Earth on March 5 will pass peacefully without disturbing our world at a distance of between 9,000-17,000 km.

Apollo 14 astronaut who walked on the Moon dies at 85

Apollo 14 astronaut who walked on the Moon dies at 85

 Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, a module pilot on Apollo 14 mission that touched down the lunar surface on February 5, 1971, died in Florida this week on the eve of the 45th anniversary of his lunar landing.

China releases HD photos of moon

China releases HD photos of moon

One can create a user account on China's Science and Application Center for Moon and Deepspace Exploration website to download the pictures themselves.

Here's how moon's phases influence rainfall

Here's how moon's phases influence rainfall

A team of scientists has shown that there is a degree of truth in the ancient folklore "rain follows the full and new phases of the moon."

Collision between Earth and forming planet created Moon

Collision between Earth and forming planet created Moon

The Moon was created when the Earth and forming planet called 'Theia' collided 4.5 billion years ago.

'Villages on the Moon' can be reality by 2030: Scientists

'Villages on the Moon' can be reality by 2030: Scientists

Villages on the Moon, constructed through cooperation between astronauts and robotic systems on the lunar surface, can become a reality as early as 2030, a group of scientists has predicted.

NASA gets $55 million funding to send humans to Mars

NASA gets $55 million funding to send humans to Mars

US space agency NASA to spend at least $55 million on a “habitation augmentation module”.

Chinese rover discovers new type of moon rock

Chinese rover discovers new type of moon rock

The first Chinese mission to softly land on the moon's surface has discovered a new kind of volcanic moon rock.

Breathtaking image of Earthrise from the moon – See pic!

Breathtaking image of Earthrise from the moon – See pic!

The high resolution Earthrise image was captured from the spacecraft's vantage point in orbit around the moon.

Christmas gift: Watch rare full moon lighting up night sky

Christmas gift: Watch rare full moon lighting up night sky

This rare event won't happen again until 2034.

See pic: NASA's image of the day - Earth in full view!

See pic: NASA's image of the day - Earth in full view!

The US space agency has released a stunning photo of Earth that shows our blue planet in full view.

Space instrument measures unexpected activity on Moon

Space instrument measures unexpected activity on Moon

In local areas with strong magnetism, the solar wind flow is restricted on the surface at the same time as adjacent areas receive an increased flow.

Hunter's Moon: 2015's last supermoon experience

Hunter's Moon: 2015's last supermoon experience

The scientific name for the phenomenon is called “perigee moon,” which refers to the path the moon follows around the Earth.

Watch worn by US astronaut on Moon sells for USD 1.6 mn

Dave Scott, the commander of the Apollo 15 mission to the Moon in 1971, wore the Bulova Chronograph watch on his third lunar walk.

Huge asteroid to fly past Earth on Halloween, poses no threat: NASA

Huge asteroid to fly past Earth on Halloween, poses no threat: NASA

NASA scientists are gearing up to track the flyby of the asteroid with several optical observatories and the radar capabilities of the agency's Deep Space Network at Goldstone, California.

European-Russian joint mission to colonise the Moon

European-Russian joint mission to colonise the Moon

The probe, named “Luna 27,” will explore the freezing “dark” south pole of the Moon to assess whether there is water or any raw materials to create fuel and oxygen.

Unique volcanic process found on Moon

Unique volcanic process found on Moon

 A giant mound near the Moon's south pole appears to be a volcanic structure unlike any other found on the lunar surface, according to a new study that used data from the Moon Mineralogy Mapper, which flew aboard India's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft in 2008.

Earth's gravitational pull 'massaging' our moon

Earth's gravitational pull 'massaging' our moon

New images from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft revealed earth's gravity has influenced the orientation of thousands of faults that form in the lunar surface as the moon shrinks.

Bizarre! Former US Air Force worker claims she was abducted, raped by aliens on moon

Bizarre! Former US Air Force worker claims she was abducted, raped by aliens on moon

Niara Terela Isley, 60, a made this claim that she had been kidnapped by reptile aliens when she was 25, around 8 to 10 times.

Watch: NASA releases best images of Pluto's largest moon, Charon

Watch: NASA releases best images of Pluto's largest moon, Charon

NASA has released the highest resolution images of Pluto`s largest moon, Charon.