An online vote to name Pluto’s two newest, itty-bitty moons is over. And the winner is Vulcan, a name suggested by actor William Shatner, who played Capt. Kirk in the original “Star Trek” TV series.
Pluto’s two tiniest moons need a name and you can help, but you’ll need to dig deep into mythology.
Ebb and Flow chased each other around the moon for nearly a year, peering into the interior. With dwindling fuel supplies, the twin NASA spacecraft are ready for a dramatic finish.
Wanna get mooned? Tonight’s your night because there’s a rare ‘blue moon’ on Friday.
Wanna get mooned? Saturday night is the perfect time because following sunset on Saturday, the sky will be lit by a “supermoon”, the biggest and brightest full moon of the year.
Those fearful of a full moon might want to stay inside Saturday night to avoid the “Super Moon.” May’s full moon will hit on Saturday night into Sunday and is called a “super Moon” and will appear as much as 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than other full Moons of 2012
Everybody knows an iceberg sank the Titanic a hundred years ago next month. But now scientists are blaming an unexpected culprit for putting that iceberg in the unsinkable ship’s path: the moon.
Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has promised to establish a permanent U.S. base on the moon by 2020 if he’s elected president.
NASA scientists are tracking an asteroid bigger than an aircraft carrier that will fly by between the Earth and moon Tuesday.
It’s not on the scale of the now-ended Space shuttle program, but NASA hosted another launch Saturday morning at Florida’s Kennedy Space Center. A pair of spacecraft rocketed toward the moon aboard a small Delta rocket, on the first mission dedicated to measuring lunar gravity.