Apollo Missions

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"When I left the Moon and started up the ladder, I was really at a loss. I didn’t want to leave and I looked down at my last footsteps and realised I …

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Why Elon Musk Agrees with Trump's Space Policy

Elon Musk and President Trump have had a complex relationship, with Musk serving on the President’s advisory councils until having to resign over the …

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Apollo 17 left the Moon 45 years ago. That dirty space gear has a story to tell. - The Washington Post

Now watching<p>2:06<p>Apollo 17 left the Moon 45 years ago. That dirty space gear has a story to tell.<p>Now watching<p>0:33<p>Astronaut captures Aurora Borealis from space<p>Now watching<p>1:15<p>See images of Jupiter's Great Red Spot<p>Now watching<p>0:23<p>Listen to the heartbeat of a resting narwhal<p>Now watching<p>1:12<p>Dinosaur …

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Here's How Far The Apollo 17 Astronauts Drove On The Moon

It was December 11, 1972, 45n years ago to the day. Astronauts Gene Cernan and Jack Schmitt had just stepped out of the lunar lander. And thus began …

How We Think About Variation Is at the Heart of Our Scientific Literacy Crisis

We should stop worrying about the limits of human knowledge, and start worrying about wasting the knowledge we already have.<p>In a recent essay, Martin …

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NASA Photos Celebrate Apollo 17 Anniversary, 45 Years After Historic Mission Put Men on the Moon

At 12:33 a.m. on December 7, 1972, NASA launched Apollo 17. It was the first night launch for a crewed mission, and it was the last of the historic …

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Teaser: Our Apollo celebration continues with part 2, launching Tuesday | Ars Technica

It takes guts to fly into space—especially when going where no one has gone before.<p>For the first episode in "The Greatest Leap," we focused on the …

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PTScientists 'Mission to the Moon' to Take Care Not to Harm Apollo 17 Landing Site

A German company aiming to send robotic rovers on the first mission to return to the last Apollo moon landing site has pledged to respect and protect …

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On December 7, 1972, NASA astronauts took a parting shot as they left “parking orbit” around Earth and continued on their mission to the Moon. The …

The Mystery Behind Who Took the Blue Marble Photo

It happened on December 7, 1972, sometime between 4:59:05 and 5:08:14 hours after launch. The three astronauts aboard the Apollo 17 aircraft—Eugene Cernan, Ron Evans, and Harrison Schmitt—watched Earth recede below them as they traveled at up to 25,000 miles per hour.<p>Cernan spoke to Mission …

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Conspiracy theorist claims Apollo moon landing was hoax, posts photo as proof [VIDEO]

Conspiracy theorist claims that Apollo 17 Moon landing was fake. Read to know more.<p>Ever since the Apollo moon landing, sceptics have frequently come …

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Astronauts on Apollo 13 Could Have Died, Their Fear Saved Them

In 1970, astronauts aboard Apollo 13 were in a dire situation. They were going to land on the moon, but after an oxygen-tank explosion, the three men …

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July 1969: The Apollo 11 mission

<b>Just days before Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on the moon The Engineer took a detailed look at the technology that would get</b> …

Engineering

Wild conspiracy theory claims that Apollo moon landing was 'faked,' touts new 'photo' evidence

Despite insurmountable evidence to the contrary, conspiracy theorists have claimed for years that man did not walk on the moon, that the landings were fake. That theory has surfaced again, thanks to a new "picture" posted to YouTube that alleges the last moon landing, one from Apollo 17, was staged.<p>…

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Moon landing truthers swear this photo is the ultimate proof of a faked Apollo landing

By now you’ve no doubt seen and heard the case that conspiracy theorists have put forth regarding their belief that NASA never actually landed on the …

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NASA’s Apollo 17 Moon Landing A Hoax, Video Claims With Photographic ‘Proof’

Conspiracy theorists got something new to talk about Thursday when YouTube user Streetcap1 posted a video analyzing a photograph from NASA’s 1972 …

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YouTube Conspiracy Theorist Alleges Apollo 17 Moon Landing Was Faked By NASA

A YouTube user claims to have evidence that NASA’s Apollo 17 moon landing was “fake,” adding to the list of conspiracy theories doubting the fact …

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Conspiracy theorists claim 1972 photo from Apollo 17 mission proves moon landing was fake

Conspiracy theorists have endeavoured to disprove the ‘giant leap’ made by man by walking on the moon, with a recent video being uploaded to YouTube …

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US moon landing FAKED? Photo of astronaut's visor 'PROVES NASA staged Apollo 17 mission'

A shock photo appears to show a man walking around the 'moon' without a space suit during the US's Apollo 17 mission - adding more fuel to the …

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Astronauts Land On L.I. To Celebrate Apollo Missions

The Cradle of Aviation is holding a special event to honor the moon landing, and invited one of the men who had been there.<p>Astronauts from every …

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NASA's unsung heroes: The Apollo coders who put men on the moon

Learn how pioneering software engineers helped NASA launch astronauts into space, and bring them back again -- pushing the boundaries of technology …

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Photos: The computer programmers behind NASA's Apollo missions

Mission control<p>Mission Control monitors the Apollo 10 lunar orbit mission.<p>Image: NASA<p>Discussing the mission<p>Mission Control in Houston served as the …

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Richard Gordon obituary

Apollo 12 astronaut thwarted in his ambition to walk on the moon<p>Of the 24 astronauts Nasa sent to the moon, only a dozen actually landed there. Richard Gordon, who has died aged 88, was one of the 12 who did not, and in some ways the one whose frustration might have been the highest. Gordon piloted …

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Apollo 11 Moonwalker's Gold Lunar Module Lands at Auction

A solid gold model of NASA's Apollo lunar module is now up for auction, as one of the only two others in existence remains missing after a museum …

Moon

10 Surprising Facts About NASA's Might Saturn V Moon Rocket

Photo Credit: NASA<p>Slide 1 of 21<p>Introduction<p>NASA's incredible Saturn V rocket propelled dozens of humans toward Earth's moon. The rocket's first …

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Apollo 12 astronaut Richard Gordon, who circled moon, dies

NEW YORK — Richard Gordon, who undertook what became a harrowing and abortive spacewalk in a 1966 NASA mission, then orbited the moon three years …

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Astronaut Richard Gordon, who circled the moon on Apollo 12, dies at 88

Former Apollo 12 astronaut Richard Gordon, one of a dozen men who flew around the moon but never landed there, has died, NASA announced Tuesday. He was 88.<p>Gordon was a test pilot chosen in NASA's third group of astronauts in 1963.<p>He flew on Gemini 11 in 1966, walking in space twice. During the …

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The Good Earth

Philip YanceyGenesis 1:1–10God said, “Let the water under the sky be gathered to one place, and let dry ground appear.” And it was so. . . . And God …

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Richard Gordon, Who Flew to Moon With Apollo 12, Dies at 88

Richard Gordon Jr., the Apollo 12 astronaut who orbited the moon as command-module pilot during NASA’s second manned moon-landing mission, has died. …

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Apollo 12 astronaut Richard Gordon, who circled the moon, dies

WASHINGTON — Former Apollo 12 astronaut Richard Gordon, one of a dozen men who flew around the moon but didn’t land there, has died, NASA said. He …

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