There hasn't been a moon landing in almost 50 years, even though technology has advanced a lot since then. So why hasn't there been another manned mission yet?
This year, space fans will be treated to two lunar mission, the Apollo 11 anniversary, some lunar and solar eclipses, and brand-new spacecrafts heading for the ISS.
China is taking a small step toward its goal of becoming a space power. Its Chang'e-4 lunar rover is set to become the first manned probe to land on the rugged far side of the moon.
Russia's space agency chief says a planned mission to the moon will verify if a 1969 US moon landing really took place. But his tongue seemed firmly in his cheek.
Japanese billionaire, online fashion tycoon and art collector Yusaku Maezawa will be the first civilian passenger to circle the moon. The businessman is set to blast off on a SpaceX rocket in 2023.
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