China Says It May Have Solved a Mystery on the Moon’s Surface
Ferric iron was assumed to be rare on the moon, but samples returned by China's Chang'e-5 mission suggest it may really be abundant.
Scientists Developing 'Extraterrestrial Photosynthesis' With First Moon Samples In Decades
The first new Moon dirt in 40 years points the way to ”an extraterrestrial base on the Moon,” reports a new study.
Space Junk That Will Hit Moon Is Likely From China, Not SpaceX
The rocket part, which is due to hit the Moon on March 4, is likely from a Chinese mission launched in 2014.
China Just Successfully Hauled Moon Rocks Back to Earth
The nation is the third country to perform a lunar sample return mission, after the delivery of Moon material to Mongolia on Wednesday.
China Becomes Second Nation to Plant a Flag on the Moon
Photos show the nation's flag on the moon, 51 years after the US left theirs.
Chang'e-5 Lunar Grab-and-Go Mission Is Already Flying Back to Earth
The mission’s ascent vehicle has left the Moon, carrying its valuable cargo of lunar rocks, and is headed for a rendezvous and pass-off in lunar orbit.
China Successfully Lands Chang'e-5 Lunar Sample Mission on the Moon
The mission will return samples of moon rocks to Earth for the first time since the 1970s.
China Launches Mission to Collect First Moon Samples Since the 1970s
Chang’e-5 is tasked with collecting lunar samples and bringing them back to Earth next month.
India Is Launching a Rover to the Moon to Look for Nuclear Fusion Fuel
The moon is harboring billions of dollars' worth of Helium-3, a critical component for nuclear fusion. India’s space agency wants to be the first to mine it.
The Moon May Have Started as Dozens of ‘Moonlets'
Yet another reason to go back to the Moon.