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November 15, 2019

50 Years Ago: NASA’s Apollo 12 Was Struck By Lightning Right After Launch … Twice!

The crew still successfully completed their mission and landed on the moon. Fifty years ago today, NASA’s Apollo 12 mission launched for the moon — and got struck twice […]
June 17, 2019

Apollo’s Moon Shot’ Series Shows History of Human Lunar Exploration

A new Smithsonian Channel series celebrates the artifacts that led to Apollo 11’s triumphant moon landing 50 years ago this July, and shares behind-the-scenes stories from the mission. […]
June 5, 2019

NASA Astronaut Captures The Entirety Of Earth In Incredible 60-Second Timelapse

Traveling around the globe in a matter of minutes is still a pipe dream for most people, unless of course, you inhabit the International Space Station […]
May 29, 2019

UFOs exist and everyone needs to adjust to that fact

The term “UFO” automatically triggers derision in most quarters of polite society. One of Christopher Buckley’s better satires, “Little Green Men,” is premised on a George […]
May 12, 2019

NASA would like you to record memories of the first Moon landing

Apollo 11’s big moment turns 50 in July If you remember where you were when astronaut Neil Armstrong stepped onto the Moon’s surface for the first […]
May 10, 2019

Jeff Bezos unveils his sweeping vision for humanity’s future in space

“It’s time to go back to the Moon—this time to stay.” WASHINGTON D.C.—The world’s richest person, Jeff Bezos, unveiled his sweeping vision for humanity on Thursday […]
March 2, 2019

SpaceX launches its new Crew Dragon capsule for the first time, paving the way for passenger flights

But the Crew Dragon’s mission is far from over Early Saturday morning, SpaceX successfully launched its new Crew Dragon capsule from Cape Canaveral, Florida — the […]
February 23, 2019

Jaw-dropping video shows Virgin Galactic pilots blasting into space

The spaceship Unity left Earth Friday morning and then successfully glided back down to California’s Mojave desert.     Virgin Galactic pilots Dave Mackay and Mike […]
December 18, 2018

SpaceX, Blue Origin to launch within minutes of each other Today

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos will both look skyward Tuesday, as a Falcon 9 rocket hoists a military satellite and a New Shepard lifts several experiments […]