| Oct 10, 2009
As entertainment, NASA's moon punch mission was more "Heaven's Gate" than "Raiders of the Lost Ark." As science, however, it might still qualify for blockbuster status.
Huddled in sleeping bags and tents, hundreds of people had gathered on a chilly Bay...
| Sep 24, 2009
Space scientists have found the strongest evidence yet that water exists on the moon, a discovery that helps complete a picture of a water-rich solar system and that could make colonizing our nearest neighbor in space much easier than previously thought....
| Sep 18, 2009
NASA's lunar-mapping satellite has just begun its four-year mission searching for water on the moon, but it has already turned up a discovery that has scientists scratching their heads.
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's seven scientific instruments have...
| Jun 15, 2004
A near-gale screams the loneliness of this remote outpost, an overgrown boulder that's a whipping post for weather sweeping across the Pacific. It's spring, sunny — and about 45 degrees with wind chill.
Winter jackets are zipped to the neck. Gloves...