Apollo Missions

Apollo 11 Mission exhibit opens at Space Center Houston

In 1969, the space capsule Columbia made a nearly 500,000 mile round-trip, carrying the first men to land on the moon. On Saturday, it served as a …

NASA

How to Make a Concrete & Walnut Table

LinkHomeMadeModern combined an expensive material – walnut – with an affordable base material – concrete – to make a beautiful and relatively easy to …

Concrete

50 years later, the Apollo 11 command module still dazzles | Ars Technica

A four-city tour comes on the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Moon landings.<p>HOUSTON—After carrying Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins to the …

Space

The 5 Most Car-conic Corvette Photos of all Time

We pick out our five most memory-tastic Corvette photos. Click to see if your memory jives with ours.

Sports Cars

Rare photos by early NASA astronauts being auctioned off

BOSTON — John Glenn was the first person to snap a photograph of Earth from outer space. Neil Armstrong took the first picture from the moon’s …

NASA

Why an office is not a spaceship

<b>Employees deserve more than just good air quality.</b><p>Remember that scene from the Apollo 13 movie, where the astronauts start bouncing off the walls and …

Sustainability

Apollo 11 Table

Price: Upon Request | BuyHarow’s Apollo 11 table features an accurate scale model of part of the Moon’s surface. The craters were carved into …

Furniture

Space Travel's Existential Question

Have we become too squeamish about the inevitable human cost of exploration?<p>The morning of January 27, 1967, Gus Grissom and his Apollo 1 crew put on their flight suits. Foil-clad, with breathing masks, they looked like a mid-century vision of the future brought to you by Reynolds Wrap. The crew of …

Cape Canaveral

'Destination Moon' Exhibit Marks Return to Houston for Apollo 11 Spacecraft

HOUSTON — The last time that it was in Houston, the spacecraft that flew the first humans to walk on the moon was purposely kept away from the …

NASA

NASA Has Big Plans for the Moon — and Big Competition

Space<p>Decades after the last humans walked on the lunar surface, moon bust is about to give way to moon boom.<p>by Corey S. Powell /<p>An artist's impression released by the European Space Agency depicts a lunar base, or "Moon Village."ESA via AFP - Getty Images<p><b>Editor’s note:</b> NBC News MACH has partnered …

Science

Apollo 14 song: a hymn to God, or to the Nazis?

Stephen Sedley speculates on links between How Great Thou Art, the Horst Wessel Song and Wernher von Braun’s contribution to the US space programme<p>Tim Radford’s review of The Earth Gazers by Christopher Potter (Review, 7 October) notes that the American astronaut Stuart Roosa played the hymn How …

NASA Will Land Humans On the Moon Again

Humans haven't walked on the Moon since 1972.<p>NASA will land humans on the Moon again, confirmed American Vice President Mike Pence in a speech …

Exploration

The Earth Gazers by Christopher Potter review – the missions to the moon

A new telling of the story of the Apollo astronauts between 1968 and 1972 involves nervous breakdowns, a former Nazi and an atheist church<p>As he approached the moon in 1971 the Apollo 14 astronaut Stuart Roosa played the hymn “How Great Thou Art”. When Michael Collins first went into space in 1966 – …

Books

American Gods star joins Ryan Gosling in Neil Armstrong biopic First Man

Fresh off his Oscar win for best director for <i>La La Land</i>, director Damien Chazelle (<i>Whiplash</i>) is hard at work on Universal Pictures’ upcoming Neil …

Movies

Apollo 8 May Have Seen An Alien Spaceship

A discussion of issues was inspired by some of the newest photos connected to Apollo 8’s expedition to the Moon.<p>Notable to many, Apollo 8 is …

Conspiracy Corner: Apollo 15 Astronaut Al Worden On Why WE'RE The Aliens!

The truth is out there... and on daytime TV, apparently.Apollo 15 Astronaut <b>Al Worden</b> stopped by <i>Good Morning Britain</i> on Friday to celebrate space week …

Aliens

The stories from the first time we went to a concert

Sean Combs

Ben Shephard left flustered after Apollo 15 astronaut loses his cool with him mid-interview

Ben Shephard had a bit of an awkward moment on Good Morning Britain after an astronaut guesting on the show snapped at him over his line of …

NASA

Sputnik Replica Sells for $850K Sixty Years After Launch of Original Satellite

A full-scale, vintage test model of the world's first artificial satellite sold for more than three-quarters of a million dollars on Wednesday (Sept. …

Soviet Union

The Longest Tech Support Call: Apollo 14 Computer Hack

Deep-voiced and aptly named [Scott Manley] posted a video about the computer hack that saved Apollo 14. Unlike some articles about the incident, …

NASA

Hurricane Irma Topples Tree That Went to Space

The "moon tree" orbited the moon aboard Apollo 14.<p>Winds from Hurricane Irma have toppled a tiny tree that orbited the moon and later grew at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex in Florida.<p>Florida Today reports the sycamore tree, also known as a "Moon Tree," was toppled by hurricane winds.<p>In …

Hurricane Irma

Audi Prepares Its Lunar Quattro to Make a Giant Leap for Four-Wheeled Kind

On July 20, 1969, astronaut Neil Armstrong took one small step for man and one giant leap for mankind by walking on the moon. It was quite the feat …

Moon

8 Great Aviation Movies and 1 Turkey You Need To See

Aviation movies vary from excellent to extremely poor. Movie studios are notorious for referring to an aircraft as one type in the script and then …

Movies

This video compilation of SpaceX's failed landings shows they've embraced lessons learned

It’s Not Easy<p>More than two decades of the mid-20th century was dedicated to seeing humans in space. The world’s two biggest superpowers …

SpaceX

The Space Race Is Now "Privatized" — But You're Still Paying for It

By: George Ford Smith <br>In the wake of Sputnik I’s success on October 4, 1957, in which the USSR could stake claim to having built the first artificial …

Conservative View

Apollo Program Photobook

Our exploration of space, and our visits to the Moon, in particular, rank among some of humanity's greatest achievements. The Apollo Program …

Shopping

Walking on diamonds

View from the top. Credits: ESA–Robbie Shone<p>With a steady pace we’re heading for the top of Nördlingen’s church tower. “Look at the shiny steps of …

NASA Astronauts Confirm That UFOs Do Exist

Does Alien life exist? We believe that the most certified people to answer that million dollar question are Astronauts. No one is better equipped to …

UFOs

When America Almost Lost The Space Race

<b>As our September 2017 centennial approaches, we’re opening our archives to unearth our favorite stories. Below, stories from the July 1, 1968 issue.</b><p>A LITTLE MORE than a year before Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon, the outlook for America’s space program was almost as bleak as the lunar surface …

Boston Red Sox

This is Why the Apollo 11 Moonwalkers Look Ghostly - Vintage Space

By Amy Shira Teitel | September 7, 2017 12:02 pm<p>Ghostly Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the Moon. NASA.<p>A close look at the Apollo 11 EVA footage …