This interactive panorama is the best way to explore the lunar surface

Zoom, tilt, pan and scan in this breathtaking interactive view of the moon's surface and beyond (check out that view of Earth!). Assembled from images acquired by China's recently arrived Chang'e 3 lunar lander, it's the next best thing to being there. » 1/22/14 7:00am 1/22/14 7:00am

China's Chang'e-3 rocket launch is one of the sexiest you'll ever see

The Chinese National Space Administration has successfully launched its Chang'e-3 lunar probe to the moon. If all goes well from here, it'll be the first Chinese spacecraft to land on an extraterrestrial body — and the first rover to land on the moon in four decades. » 12/02/13 7:40am 12/02/13 7:40am