Eugene Cernan

March 5, 2018

Should We Open Some Sealed Apollo Moon Samples?

Between 1969 and 1972, Apollo astronauts brought back to Earth a total of nine containers of moon material that were sealed on the lunar surface. Two of the […]
January 23, 2017

Remembering Apollo 17's Gene Cernan — the Last Man to Walk on the Moon

Explore the final NASA Apollo mission to the moon in photographs featuring Apollo 17 commander Eugene Cernan who died last week. Gene Cernan, the last human […]
January 23, 2017

Remembering Apollo 17’s Gene Cernan — the Last Man to Walk on the Moon

Explore the final NASA Apollo mission to the moon in photographs featuring Apollo 17 commander Eugene Cernan who died last week. Gene Cernan, the last human […]
January 21, 2017

WHAT HAPPENS TO YOUR BODY WHEN YOU DIE IN SPACE?

AND SHOULD COLONISTS ON MARS BE ALLOWED TO EAT EACH OTHER? ON JULY 21, 1969, when the Apollo 11 crew was due to depart the lunar […]
January 18, 2017

NASA Hosts Facebook Live to Mark Success, Future of New Horizons Mission

Members of NASA’s New Horizons team will discuss the achievements of the first encounter with Pluto and look ahead to the mission’s next exploration of the […]
January 17, 2017

NASA Administrator Reflects on Legacy of Last Man to Walk on Moon

The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on the passing of Gemini and Apollo astronaut Gene Cernan: “Gene Cernan, Apollo astronaut and the […]
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 […]