Apollo program

December 12, 2014

Apollo 17 and the Case for Returning to the Moon

It’s been two generations since the moon was eclipsed in NASA’s priorities Richard Nixon was a lunar buzzkill—but at least he was honest about it. During […]
December 5, 2014

Liftoff: NASA's Orion spacecraft launched into orbit

The Orion capsule launched into space on Friday morning, taking the United States on its first step in a long journey that could one day take […]
December 4, 2014

NASA ready for Orion spacecraft test flight

It’s the first attempt to send a spacecraft capable of carrying humans beyond a couple hundred miles of Earth since the Apollo moon program. The ultimate […]
December 3, 2014

NASA's Journey to Mars

NASA is developing the capabilities needed to send humans to an asteroid by 2025 and Mars in the 2030s – goals outlined in the bipartisan NASA […]
December 2, 2014

NASA Prepares To Test New Spacecraft (That You've Likely Never Heard Of)

NASA is about to launch a new spaceship into orbit, and Mallory Loe has never heard of it. “I mean, technically, NASA doesn’t have another spaceship, […]
October 21, 2014

25 Years Ago, NASA Envisioned Its Own ‘Orient Express’

The National Aero-Space Plane was to be a revolutionary advance beyond the space shuttle. In his 1986 State of the Union address, President Ronald Reagan promised “a new […]
June 6, 2014

Lunar Rocks Are First Direct Evidence of Collision That Formed Moon

Newly analyzed lunar rocks have revealed the first direct evidence of the ancient smashup that created the moon, bolstering a long-held theory. The rocks were gathered […]
December 30, 2013

How to Make an Apollo Spacesuit – Advanced

Here is another Apollo Spacesuit costume tutorial. This one is a more intermediate/advanced version by RPF member DarkJedi1500. It won him 2 prizes at Dragon Con […]
December 17, 2013

How to Make an Apollo Spacesuit – Beginner

Greg B. of Bellingham, Washington, developed this really cool tutorial for making your own Apollo Astronaut costume. This is a simpler, beginner-level tutorial, so if you […]