Talk about sticking the landing. Imagine flying 580,000 to the Moon and back and landing within two miles of your target in the middle of the ocean. This is the 21st in an exclusive series of 50 articles,
As ambitious as getting to the Moon was, creating the global tracking system to stay in communication with the Apollo spacecraft was almost as remarkable. This is the 20th in an exclusive series of 50
For almost a century, the Big Bang theory has been bandied as the ultimate theory that describes the origin of the universe. The universe, as we know by it, was created in a massive explosion that created
New Delhi (CNN) — India's space agency says it will make the country's first landing on the surface of the moon in September this year. The country's latest lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, which means "moon
About four billion years ago, Mars was warm. Water flowed in lakes and rivers under a nice thick blanket of atmosphere. But then something cataclysmic happened. Mars' insulating atmosphere all but disappeared.
(CNN Business) — A telescope built in South Africa is revealing new details about the Milky Way. "It's the clearest view ever made of the center of our galaxy," chief scientist Fernando Camilo said of
Can Earth protect itself from hazardous Near-Earth Objects (NEOs)? That critical question for our planetary defense was thrown into sharp focus last week as the European Southern Observatory’s (ESO) Very