Apollo program

May 6, 2013

Mars Expedition Possible in 20 Years: Experts Say

NASA and private sector experts now agree that a man or woman could be sent on a mission to Mars over the next 20 years, despite […]
April 3, 2013

For Sale: Buzz Aldrin’s Toothbrush, $9,000 OBO

How much would you pay for another man’s toothbrush, if that toothbrush happened to have gone to the moon? The auction house estimates someone might throw […]
March 28, 2013

The Dark, Dusty Graves of the GRAIL Spacecraft

The twin GRAIL probes were sent into orbit around the Moon in the last days of 2011, designed to use gravity itself to measure the Moon’s interior composition […]
March 13, 2013

Astronaut Icon: The Space Suit – The Apollo Program

With astronauts now needing protection against lunar terrain and temperatures as well as the flexibility to stoop and bend to pick up moon rocks, the Apollo […]
March 5, 2013

When NASA Blew Holes In Arizona for Apollo

NASA knew full well that the Apollo lunar landing missions were risky, and it took steps to minimize the chances of losing astronauts in space. Redundancies […]
February 13, 2013

NASA's New Spaceship Tech Could Help Take Astronauts to Mars

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. —The new spaceflight technology behind NASA’s new deep-space capsule could one day take astronauts to Mars, space agency officials say. NASA showcased its […]
February 10, 2013

Commercial Moon Flights Coming Soon?

How much would you like to see humanity travel back to the moon? Or for that matter, how much would you like to stand amongst the […]
February 4, 2013

NASA's barnstorming Gemini capsule-moon plan

In the heat of the Space Race in the early 1960s engineers thought up a wild barnstorming scheme for getting Americans to moon before the Soviets. […]
January 11, 2013

Let's Put An Asteroid In Orbit Around the Moon

In 2010, President Obama set a sky-high goal for NASA: to send a team of astronauts to visit a near-Earth asteroid (NEO) by 2025. But rather […]