Christopher C. Kraft Jr., the legendary founder of NASA’s mission control, who directed America’s first piloted orbital flights, oversaw the Apollo 11 lunar landing and was director of the Johnson Space
Fifty years ago this week, a former navy pilot created one of the most revolutionary artistic masterpieces of the 20th century, one we have yet to fully assimilate. His name was Neil Armstrong and his
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin photographed his footprint in the lunar soil as part of an experiment to study the nature of lunar dust and the effects of pressure on the surface (Apollo 11, AS11-40-5878).
Jeff Bezos and his spaceflight firm Blue Origin have announced their lunar ambitions—joining the global race for this prime extraterrestrial real estate. Blue Origin—the private spaceflight company owned