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Watch NASA's celebrations of the Apollo 11 landing

Watch NASA’s celebrations of the Apollo 11 landing

As NASA celebrates the 45th anniversary of the first crewed lunar landing, it is taking steps along the part to its next giant leap – sending astronauts to Mars.

Two people looking at the night sky

What’s up? Night sky for February 2014

When and where to see the Moon and planets this month.

Small sky map showing the Moon near Aldebaran

What’s up? The night sky for January 2014

Here’s our guide to when and where to see the Moon and planets for the month of January 2014.

Two people observing the night sky

What’s up? Night sky for February 2013

When and where to see the Moon and planets this month.

Tycho crater, seen from the Surveyor 7 spacecraft

Surveyor 7: Setting the scene for Apollo

Today marks the 45th anniversary of the launch of the last Surveyor mission to the Moon.

What’s up? Night sky for January 2013

What’s up? Night sky for January 2013

When and where to see the Moon and planets this month.

totally eclipsed Sun

Total eclipse of the Sun – November 14

Australians are about to experience nature’s most amazing spectacle

Gloves and visor assembly worn by astronaut Neil Armstrong

The day we touched the Moon

The gloves and visor worn by Neil Armstrong are a poignant reminder of Apollo 11.

Neil Armstrong, photographed inside the lunar module after landing on the Moon

Neil A. Armstrong: 1930-2012

The first person to walk on the Moon has passed away, aged 82.

The Moon, partially eclipsed.

Partial lunar eclipse on Monday

Moon meets the Earth’s shadow on Monday in a partial eclipse.