Apollo program

January 28, 2017

Heat and Ashes: The Untold Story of the Apollo 1 Fire

Fifty years ago, Henry Rogers stepped off an elevator into an inferno. A quality control inspector at NASA, Rogers had been working during a routine launch […]
January 16, 2017

So, You’re Still Interested in Astronomy? Mars

Hello again. Last time out, we reminded ourselves of the awesome majesty that surrounds us each and every day – and night – come to that: […]
January 14, 2017

This private company wants to launch to the moon, and it has the money to do it

A private company you probably haven’t heard of just announced that it has the money it needs to shoot for the moon, literally. Moon Express — […]
July 27, 2016

NASA approves Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser plan

Sierra Nevada Corp. has completed the second milestone in its commercial cargo contract with NASA. The company said Monday NASA had approved the company’s plan for […]
July 26, 2016

VIBRATING BOOTS COULD HELP ASTRONAUTS STAY ON THEIR FEET

Walking on the surface of Mars, where the gravity is one-third of Earth’s, won’t be easy. If you dumped a wheelbarrow of rocks into a bounce-house, […]
March 17, 2016

NASA celebrates 50-year anniversary of first spaceship docking in orbit

The Gemini VIII mission that nearly killed its crew March 16 was a double anniversary for space travel – it’s the 90th anniversary of the launch […]
March 16, 2016

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly's 'cryptic message about seeing aliens in space'

NASA astronaut Scott Kelly has tried to discreetly tell the world he draw aliens during his year in space, according to UFO conspiracy theorists. A video […]
March 14, 2016

Pilot the Apollo 11 Moon Landing in This Detailed VR Recreation

An estimated 530 million people watched Apollo 11 land on the Moon in the summer of 1969. Few historical events have ever inspired such a sweeping […]
March 13, 2016

NASA Test Fires SLS Flight Engine Destined to Launch Astronauts Back to the Moon

NASA engineers have successfully test fired the first flight engine destined to power the agency’s mammoth new SLS rocket that will launch American astronauts back to […]