Our journey to the moon took us a long way from Earth, but it was always tangled up with power politics here on the ground.
A gallery of scenes from when the space age was young and extraterrestrial travel looked fun.
For a brief moment, the civil rights movement and the space race came together.
With the private sector moving aggressively into space, NASA is no longer the only game in town for would-be space travelers.
Michael Collins kept an orbital vigil during Neil’s and Buzz’s moonwalk, but he really didn’t feel that lonely.
A poem by Natasha Trethewey, reflecting on the Apollo 11 moon landing.
They’ve nearly vanished, but hubs in Southern California and on Long Island played key roles in the lunar race.
Scientists were surprised to find something living on the sterile heights of this Chilean volcano.
A Facebook event invited U.F.O. enthusiasts to swarm the secretive Nevada base on Sept. 20. The Air Force warned that would be dangerous.
Eclipses, supermoons and other astronomical highlights to look forward to, years into the future.
The country had been watching, eager for India to seize its place in space with a lunar landing. Scientists say the mission is still on — they just don’t know when.
The closer scientists look at theories of how the moon formed, the more questions they find.
The country’s hopes to become the fourth to land on the moon were put on hold Monday.
The country’s plans to launch an uncrewed rover into space were delayed at the last moment, but it is determined to join a select group of nations.
India will launch an unmanned rover into space on Monday. If successful, India will join a select group of nations capable of reaching the moon.
Something of a new lunar race is underway, but the motivations differ from what put men on its surface 50 years ago.
With renewed interest in the moon, some say it’s time to consider whether, and how, to preserve humanity’s lunar heritage.
The governor announced that the Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea, bitterly opposed by local activists, will get underway next week.
The robotic probe attempted to collect a sample scattered from a crater made on the surface of the space rock Ryugu in April.