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Chinese rendering of Chang'e 3 lunar module and rover (Credit: Beijing Institute of Spacecraft System Engineering)

Chinese Spacecraft Lands on Moon

The unmanned Chinese spacecraft Chang’e 3 and lunar rover Yutu (“Jade Rabbit”) made a historic landing on the moon this weekend.

Moon Formation

Moon Created by Giant Collision, Studies Confirm

Three new studies lend support to the theory that Earth’s satellite emerged from a fiery planetary smashup.

Official Portrait of Neil Armstrong

Remembering Neil Armstrong: Slideshow

Explore the incredible career of astronaut Neil Armstrong, who died Saturday at 82.

Moon Formation

Where Does the Moon Come From?

As new research casts doubt on a leading theory about how the moon came into being, explore various lunar formation models.