Harrison Schmitt

July 23, 2018

NASA launches year-long celebration of moon landing but Buzz Aldrin missing amid controversy

Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin was noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, even […]
July 30, 2017

NASA seeks information on developing Deep Space Gateway module

WASHINGTON — NASA is taking the next small step in the development of a proposed Deep Space Gateway in cislunar space by requesting information about one […]
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 […]
May 17, 2013

Opportunity Breaks NASA's 40-Year Roving Record

After nine years of hard Mars roving, Mars Exploration Rover (MER) Opportunity has broken a 40-year-old extraterrestrial distance record. On Thursday, the tenacious six-wheeled robot drove […]
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 6, 2013

Gene Cernan Talks with ISS Crew

It was a feel-good moment in NASA’s Mission Control in Houston: Apollo astronaut Gene Cernan dialed up the International Space Station crew to chat. There was […]