Unseeable and inescapable, black holes already rank among the more sinister phenomena out in the cosmos. So it may come as disconcerting news that the supermassive black hole at the centre of the Milky
Last October, the Hayabusa2 spacecraft dropped a toaster-sized lander onto the surface of the near-Earth asteroid Ryugu. The Mobile Asteroid Surface Scout (MASCOT) tumbled around a bit, but accomplished
When Neil Armstrong died in a Cincinnati hospital two weeks after undergoing heart surgery in 2012, his family released a touching tribute addressing the astronaut’s millions of admirers around the globe.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of NASA’s historic moon landing mission, Google built a massive portrait of Apollo 11 software lead Margaret Hamilton using only solar panels and the reflection the
Even from our perspective in 2019, 50 years later, humanity’s achievements from July, 1969, still mark the pinnacle of crewed spaceflight. For the first time in history, human beings successfully landed
Her software put men on the moon. Fifty years later, Margaret Hamilton got a glowing moonlit tribute
(CNN) — The first footsteps on the moon belonged to two men, but they may never have made it there if not for Margaret Hamilton. The software engineer developed the onboard computer programs that powered
The only clear picture showing the face of Neil Armstrong while walking on the Moon has been uncovered by an amateur photographer. Andy Saunders, 45, a property developer from Cheshire, discovered that
Some of the most intriguing details from the Apollo 11 saga remain largely unknown or poorly understood. Fifty years ago next week, 600 million people around the world watched on live television as Apollo
The findings come after researchers took a fresh look at data from seismometers that Apollo astronauts deployed on the moon in the 1960s and 1970s. The moon may look serene and unchanging from a distance.