Apollo 12 Astronaut Richard Gordon, Who Circled Moon, DiesDuring Apollo 12 in November 1969, Gordon circled the moon in the command module "Yankee Clipper" while Alan Bean and Charles Conrad walked on the lunar surface.
Rare Photos By Early NASA Astronauts Being Auctioned OffJohn Glenn was the first person to snap a photograph of Earth from outer space. Neil Armstrong took the first picture from the moon's surface. The original prints are among 445 rare photos taken by American astronauts that are being sold.
Students Observe Their First Solar Eclipse; Learn Valuable Science LessonWhen it came time for the eclipse, teachers and parents escorted kindergarten through eighth grade kids outside in small groups.
Historic Eclipse Turns Day Into Night Across USMillions of Americans gazed in wonder through telescopes, cameras and disposable protective glasses Monday as the moon blotted out the sun in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from coast to coast in nearly a century.
US In Rare Bull's-Eye For Total Solar Eclipse On Aug. 21The sun, moon and Earth will line up perfectly in the cosmos on Aug. 21, turning day into night for a few wondrous minutes, its path crossing the U.S. from sea to shining sea for the first time in nearly a century.
$15 Ring, NASA Moon Bag To Score Big Fortunes At AuctionTwo upcoming auctions at Sotheby's are bringing truth to the saying, "one man's trash is another man's treasure."
Satellites Offer New Look At 'Ring Of Fire' EclipsePeople in Chile, Argentina and parts of Africa got to see a 'ring of fire' eclipse this past Sunday. But new satellite images provide another look at this solar event, from a different perspective.
Gene Cernan, Last Astronaut On Moon, Dies At 82NASA announced that Cernan died Monday surrounded by his family. NASA spokesman Bob Jacobs confirmed the death but had no immediately details.
Scientists: Moon Over The Hill At 4.51 Billion Years OldIt turns out the moon is older than many scientists suspected: a ripe 4.51 billion years old. That's the newest estimate, thanks to rocks and soil collected by the Apollo 14 moonwalkers in 1971.
See The 'Supermoon' This Week Or Wait Another Decade+The brightest moon in almost 69 years will shine down on Earth this week. Overnight, North Texas got a glimpse of the so-called "supermoon".
Study: Pluto 'Spray-Painting' Poles Of Its Big Moon CharonA new study finds that Pluto is "spray-painting" the red poles of its big moon Charon.
Astronaut Tweets Superb Image Of Moon Shot By SpaceshipFormer NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio's tweet Monday brought both awe and some skepticism from followers.