It's been almost 40 years since a spacecraft last touched down on the lunar surface.
December 06, 2013 | By Tony Reichhardt
Was President Kennedy a reluctant spacefarer?
November 24, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
Should the Moon become a United Nations International Park?
November 09, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
Two spacecraft arrive at the Moon at the same time and the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
October 30, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
The LADEE mission seeks the faintest of lunar phenomena.
October 04, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
Should searching for extraterrestrial life be the primary goal of our space program?
September 24, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
New sightings of water on the Moon, roadmaps for exploration and commercial lunar flights.
September 05, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
NASA recently asked industry for concepts of small robotic landers for missions to the Moon. What could such machines accomplish?
August 17, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
Lava-like features and landforms around young lunar craters give us insight into the processes and history of the Moon.
July 31, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
The Moon's motions have a significant impact on life on Earth.
June 26, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
A magnetic anomaly near the Moon's north pole may be related to an impact basin near its south pole. How can this happen?
June 19, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
At the National Air and Space Museum, some artifacts are more genuine than others.
June 2013 | By Rebecca Maksel
Computer models in science can be useful -- until you start believing in them.
May 29, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
New work on lunar samples reveal a shared source for water in the deep interior of both Earth and Moon.
May 14, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
New data from NASA's GRAIL mission suggest that the crust of the Moon is thinner than we had thought. Is this idea consistent with the geological evidence?
April 24, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
New information about the interior of the crater Shackleton at the south pole of the Moon sheds some light -- and even more heat -- on the vexing questions remaining about water on the Moon.
April 08, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
New data from Mars suggest that it may have been hospitable to life in the past. Haven't we heard this before?
March 13, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
Samples from other worlds provide some key information on planetary evolution and history but are they the only way to obtain such knowledge?
February 13, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
Thanks to geologic mapping, we understood the story of the Moon well before we actually went there.
January 25, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis
Congress has proposed that the name of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center be re-named to honor Neil Armstrong. Should it?
January 06, 2013 | By Paul D. Spudis