Apollo Missions

The Top 10 Tensest Moments in Film

As much as I love comedies, nothing beats a good tension scene for me. A film's ability to make us emotionally or intellectually invest ourselves to …

Photography

SpaceX Live Launch: Watch SpaceX Reuse A Rocket For Today's Satellite Launch | International Business Times

SpaceX is scheduled to make history once again on Friday afternoon. The company will be launching Bulgaria’s first ever geostationary transfer orbit …

Exploration

Michael Collins, The Third Apollo 11 Astronaut, Never Got To Walk On The Moon

It's common knowledge that Neil Armstrong was the first man to set foot on the moon. You may also know that Buzz Aldrin was close behind. The story …

Moon

11 Movies Ron Howard Directed That Prove His Greatness

If his past efforts are any indication, Ron Howard's visit to a galaxy far, far away (Woo, 'Star Wars'!) will go off very well. Continue reading…

Michael Keaton

US Mint reveals proposed designs for 'tails side' of Apollo 11 50th anniversary Coins

The United States Mint has taken its first "small steps" toward striking coins to commemorate a half-century since the first moon landing.<p>As called for by Congress in legislation approved late last year , the U.S. Mint will issue curved gold, silver and clad metal coins to recognize the 50th …

Moon

Ron Howard is the new director of the Han Solo Star Wars spinoff

<b>THE RUMORS</b> have proved true: Ron Howard will return to space to complete Star Wars’s young Han Solo spinoff film, Lucasfilm announced Thursday.<p>Howard, who directed 1995’s “Apollo 13″ and won Oscars in 2002 for directing and producing “A Beautiful Mind,” will step into the breach left suddenly this …

Star Wars

The Starship or the Canoe: Where Will Our Future Adaptations Be?

Kenneth BrowerIN 2015, an observatory high in the Atacama Desert of Chile detected three planets orbiting an M star, an ultra-cool dwarf, in the …

UC Berkeley

Memories of the Moon landings are at risk of dying with the last remaining Apollo astronauts

Hearing first-hand about walking on the Moon is a rare privilege. For the six Apollo astronauts still alive to tell the story of mankind's greatest …

Moon

HPE to release massively scalable systems to power AI

The new HPE Apollo 6000 Gen10, HPE SGI 8600 and HPE Apollo 10 Series systems will be globally available in July 2017.<p>Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) …

Nvidia

An 'Opportunity' for Reflection: Mars Crater Offers Reminder of Apollo Moonwalk

Two craters on two different worlds that were visited by two NASA missions have now been linked to mark the 45 years between the two …

Space

NASA’s 5 Heavenly Eclipse Photos: The Sun And Moon In Shadows | International Business Times

Although the Earth and the moon are in constant motion, it is still not incredibly common for our planet, the moon and the sun to be in perfect …

Astronomy

Why Can't We See Stars During The Day?

(Photo: TIBTA PANGIN/AFP/Getty Images)<p><i>What causes our inability to see stars during the day? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Rebecca Pitts, MS in astronomy, working toward PhD, on</b> …

Astronomy

Thousands of archival photos from NASA’s Apollo missions come together in an animated collage

‘Lunar’ is a fascinating animated collage that revisits man’s journey to the moon and back.<p>There is a whole lot of archival footage available from …

Moon

'Apollo 8' Author Jeffrey Kluger Looks Back at Thrilling First Moon Mission

HOUSTON — Jeffrey Kluger was just a kid growing up in suburban Baltimore when he watched it live on the color television in his mom's room. Even at …

NASA

“Lunar” Is Impressive Film Incorporating Thousands Of Apollo Images

Here’s the description of this video:<p><i>Motion Designer Christian worked with his brother and Composer Wolfgang for 18 months on this shortfilm. The</i> …

NASA

VIDEO SPECIAL: Top 10 ‘Most Haunted’ Places In Brevard County

<b>individuals report paranormal activity</b>In 1934 the body Ethel Allen, a 19-year-old local of the area, was found brutally murdered on the shores of the …

UFOs

Charlie Duke, Lunar Module Pilot on Apollo 16, 10th man on the moon.

Astronaut Duke served on 5 different Apollo missions including as CAPCOM for Apollo 11 and as the Lunar Module pilot on Apollo 16.

Moon

Self-driving Hondas: Coming to a city near you in 2025 (ideally)

It'll have a less capable system for highway driving in 2020.<p>In the past, Honda has been pretty cagey with respects to talking about self-driving cars and other future plans. But now, it's finally opening up.<p>Honda wants to get autonomous cars on city streets by 2025. These cars will be capable of …

Transportation

Apollo Astronaut Shares Recollections 45 Years After Moon Landing (Exclusive Interview)

He landed on the moon nearly half a century ago, but Apollo 16 astronaut Charlie Duke vividly remembers the view while standing on the Descartes …

Moon

Astronaut Bio: David Scott

<b>David R. Scott (Colonel, USAF, Ret.)<br>NASA Astronaut (former)</b><p><b>PERSONAL DATA:</b> Born June 6, 1932, in San Antonio, Texas. Married. Two children. …

NASA

Sotheby’s Is Selling the Most Important Space Artifact to Ever Auction

On July 20, 1969 — Apollo 11 landed the first humans, Americans Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, on the moon. In celebration of its 48th anniversary, …

Lifestyle

The Electrifying Reason SpaceX Scrubbed its Falcon 9 Rocket Launch on Thursday

On June 1, a SpaceX Falcon 9 was meant to make history twice over as the 100th launch from Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center and with the first …

Exploration

May 2017 Finds On Amazon

Once again we are here to help you find the best products on Amazon. This month we have found some more cool, beautiful and functional products …

Moon

From the moon to Kansas to Sotheby’s: Bag could bring $2 million-plus at auction

It’s the Rembrandt snagged at a garage sale, the Apple Inc. shares found in grandma’s desk.<p>How ’bout some hints of moon dust? The real stuff. Apollo …

NASA

JFK and the American-Soviet Moon Landing That Wasn’t

“Why don’t we do it together?”<p>President John F. Kennedy, born 100 years ago on Monday, has earned an almost hagiographic status in American spaceflight history. His ambitious vision to send humans to the Moon within a decade—which came to fruition with Apollo 11 in July 1969—has been memorialized …

Soviet Union

Vintage Eye for the Modern Guy: Bulova Moon Watch

I think what attracts many to the world of watches, nearly as much as the watches themselves, is the history behind them. In many ways, watch history</i> …

Watches

First mission to the moon: The real lesson

HERE’S a tricky exam question: “Frank Borman reporting ‘Light on. Ignition,’ from the Apollo 8 spacecraft is more significant than Neil Armstrong’s …

NASA

5 Social Media Lessons From a Founder Who Built a 500,000-Person Instagram Following

Daily Overview founder Ben Grant reveals his top five tips for launching a brand on social media--and how the Apollo 8 Mission inspired his company.<p>On Christmas Eve, 1968, the Apollo 8 spaceship was returning from its final orbit of the moon. It was the first time a crew had orbited the moon, and …

Social Media Marketing

You can now own a part of the moon for a little over ₹25.8 crores

You can now own a part of the moon for a little over ₹25.8 crores<p>Sotheby’s auction house has announced a new item that’s up for auction. This isn’t …

Neil Armstrong

Bag containing moon dust from Apollo 11 expected to sell for millions at auction

Nearly 50 years ago, astronaut Neil Armstrong famously made his mark on the moon.<p>When Armstrong returned from the Apollo 11 mission, he had a bag …

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