March 26, 2013

A Collection of NASA images from the past

Sit back, relax and take in some of NASA’s most memorable images from the past…. [flickrapi user=”astronautdotcom” get=”photoset” id=”72157633095626342″ size=”z” count=”100″] [fbshare]
March 24, 2013

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 Moonwalker, Refutes Auction & Is Keeping Space Memorabilia

A New York auction house is set to sell more than 300 space artifacts on Monday (March 25), including original documents that were flown to the […]
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 27, 2013

Russian Meteor Likely An Apollo Asteroid Chunk

On Feb. 15, the Urals region of Russia played host to a noisy cosmic visitor. A meteor entered the atmosphere and broke up over the city […]
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 29, 2013

In a Week of Space Tragedy Anniversaries, We Must Continue to Venture Onward

Today marks the second in a week of three tragic anniversaries in space exploration. On Jan. 27, 1967, we lost three astronauts in the Apollo 1 […]
January 16, 2013

From SciFi to SciFact #1 – A Trip To The Moon (Le Voyage dans la lune)

From SciFi to SciFact – A Trip To The Moon (Le Voyage dans la lune) What inspired man to look the stars? Often named as the […]
December 17, 2012

Twin NASA spacecraft headed for lunar crash landing

LOS ANGELES — Ebb and Flow chased each other around the moon for nearly a year, peering into the interior. With dwindling fuel supplies, the twin […]