As Neil Armstrong walked on the lunar surface and marveled at the “fine, sandy particles” that crunched under his boot, he and the rest of the Apollo 11 crew were not alone. A Soviet spacecraft, Luna had
Once, just over 50 years ago, I was one of the first human beings to ever see the moon up close. Orbiting the moon, I was struck by its battered bleakness. Then we rolled the spacecraft and suddenly the
Tesla’s timeline for the new Roadster appears to be slipping and we got another indication of that as CEO Elon Musk says that Tesla plans to ‘maybe’ do a ‘hover’ test of the new Roadster with SpaceX package
Buzz Aldrin 'disappointed' in America's progress since Apollo 11: 'We have the No. 1 rocket and spacecraft ...
Speaking at a White House event honoring Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the Moon, said he's "disappointed" with the progress America's space program has made over the past 50 years.
The energy required to launch three people out to the moon, land two of them on its surface, and bring everyone back to Earth is monstrous. To get that job done during its Apollo program, NASA created
Because too much is never enough for Tesla mastermind Elon Musk, exotic car aficionados considering a down payment on the upcoming reskinned Tesla Roadster now have another reason to put down a five or
Not the sexiest part of space travel, but one of the most crucial. Not many companies know how to make parachutes alluring, but most companies aren't SpaceX. The California-based company has released compilation
The mission's command module pilot pays tribute to the spacecraft that kept him company on the moon's far side. This essay is an entry in our "Dear Spacecraft" series, where we ask writers, scientists,
Though Neil Armstrong called it a “small step for man,” the Apollo 11 Moon landing was certainly no small expense. It took 400,000 people to put two men -- Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin -- on the Moon 50 ago