The spacecraft — named Chandrayaan, the Sanskrit word for "moon craft" — is scheduled to land on the lunar south pole in September.
PBS NewsHour spoke to four researchers about what the U.S. stands to gain and lose from future crewed voyages to the moon.
By Elizabeth Flock
The footage, photos and first-hand accounts you need to see and read to understand the historic mission.
President Donald Trump marked the 50th anniversary of the first human steps on the moon at an Oval Office meeting Friday with former Apollo 11 astronauts.
The after-dark light show honors the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission that put two astronauts on the moon.
By Michelle L.D. Hanlon, The Conversation
Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong understood that even as Americans raced the Soviets to the Moon, success would be shared by all.
By Howard Berry, The Conversation
Here are some of the most common myths about the Apollo landing footage – and why they don’t hold up.
The American space agency plans to announce details of the new expedition from its headquarters on Thursday.
By PBS NewsHour
Elon Musk's company, SpaceX, recently launched 60 internet satellites into Earth's orbit, with a plan to release 12,000 more satellites in the coming years. The venture, called Starlink, promises to increase internet access around the globe. But scientists are worried…
By Jeremy Rehm, Associated Press
The round-trip ticket will cost an estimated $58 million. Accommodations aboard the orbiting outpost will run about $35,000 per night, for trips of up to 30 days long.
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