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Moon

Earth's natural satellite

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The Moon is an astronomical body that orbits planet Earth and is Earth's only permanent natural satellite. It is the fifth-largest satellite in the Solar System, and the largest among planetary satellites relative to the size of the planet that it orbits. The Moon is, after Jupiter's satellite Io, the second-densest satellite in the Solar System among those whose densities are known.

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The launch will take place on 22 July - a week after it was called off due to a technical snag.
Credit: BBC News - Published 2 days ago

The Moon appears red on the day of the 50th anniversary of the historic space flight.
Credit: BBC News - Published 4 days ago

JoAnn Morgan tells the BBC about her role at the launch of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon.
Credit: BBC News - Published 4 days ago

Three Great White pelicans named Sun, Moon and Star have made the London park their new home.
Credit: BBC News - Published 4 days ago

Old maps of the Moon and stars celebrate the 50th anniversary of man walking on the Moon.
Credit: BBC News - Published 5 days ago

John Blackburn vividly remembers watching Apollo 11 take off at Cape Canaveral in 1969.
Credit: BBC News - Published 5 days ago

It is hoped a new instrument will help scientists understand the sources and movement of water on the Moon.
Credit: BBC News - Published 5 days ago

Mark Armstrong talks about his father, and the first ever Moon landing 50 years ago.
Credit: BBC News - Published 5 days ago

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Monday Japan's reported accusations that South Korea has violated international sanctions by exporting banned goods to..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

India's most complex space mission aims to land a craft for the first time on the Moon's south pole.
Credit: BBC News - Published 6 days ago

All the focus was on the Moon, the mission and the men – but what about the families back on Earth?
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

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