The pictures were transmitted by a relay satellite to a control centre in Beijing, although it was not clear when they were takenRead the full story ›
The Soviet Union abandoned its lunar programme in the mid-1970s after four experimental moon rockets exploded.Read the full story ›
A rare lunar event known as a "super blue blood moon" has been witnessed around the world.Read the full story ›
Wednesday's "super blue blood moon" was the first since 1866.Read the full story ›
The first and last supermoon of 2017 has risen over the UK.Read the full story ›
Viewers can expect to see a moon about 14% larger and about 30% brighter than it will look for another 18 years.Read the full story ›
Former astronaut, who was part of the Apollo 14 mission in 1971, died at a hospice at the age of 85 according to a family statement.Read the full story ›
Astrologers say a bright object has appeared out of nowhere on Saturn's giant moon, Titan.Read the full story ›
Two significant events will take place simultaneously as Mars reaches its closest point to Earth while the Moon will be totally eclipsed, causing the whole moon to turn red.
The expected lunar eclipse can be seen in North America and on the YouTube channel below from 07:00am UK time.
The live image stream will be hosted by Slooh Observatory Director Paul Cox and Slooh astronomer Bob Berman, who will be reporting live from Prescott Observatory in Prescott, Arizona.
A meteorite weighing as much as a small car smashed into the moon producing a flash that would have been easily visible from Earth.Read the full story ›