Apollo Missions

TV Review: Not even Walton Goggins can liven up History’s SEAL series, Six

In the fourth episode of History’s new military action series <i>Six</i>, an American hostage in Nigeria tells veteran SEAL Team commander Richard “Rip” Taggart (Walton Goggins) that his grandson views the SEALs as superheroes. Since both Rip and the hostage are in dire straits when this exchange takes …

Entertainment

Smart connected consumer devices on the rise

Smartphones and tablets now account for over 60 percent of all smart connected devices globally, a new survey by analysis provider IHS Markit has shown. Mobile apps are already big money spinners.<p>Presenting its new study in Davos, Switzerland, IHS Markit pointed out that smartphones and tablets …

Technology (UK)

Gene Cernan's Drive To Inspire Recalled By NASA Chief | Video

"His drive, his motivation, was trying to pass that same desire onto young people today, to help them understand that just as he did it, coming from …

Space Science

After Cernan, Only Six Apollo Moonwalkers Remain

The generation of astronauts who inspired a world with the first and, so far, only journeys beyond Earth's orbit is dwindling, with just six of the …

Space Science

Eugene Cernan's Legacy: Apollo 17 Commander's Footprints Still on the Moon

Eugene Cernan may be gone, but he left a lasting mark in the heavens.<p>The tracks Cernan — who died Monday (Jan. 16) at age 82 — and Apollo 17 crewmate …

Space Science

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here’s what you need to know on Tuesday.<p><b>1. British Prime Minister Theresa May will reveal her roadmap for a Hard Brexit</b>. She is expected to reject any settlement that amounts to "partial membership" of the EU, suggesting that the UK will leave both the single market and the customs union.<p><b>2.</b> …

Politics

Eugene Cernan: A life in pictures

Eugene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon, died on Jan. 16, 2017. These pictures document his role in the Apollo 10 and Apollo 17 missions.

NASA

Six: EW review

We gave it a <b>D+</b><p>Having scored hits with <i>Hatfields & McCoys</i> and <i>Vikings</i>, the History channel expands its scripted offerings with <i>Six</i>, a meatheaded action series about a squad of Navy SEALs. Created by screenwriters William Broyles Jr. (<i>Apollo 13</i>) and his son David Broyles, the show allegedly aspires to …

Entertainment

Fermat's Library | Some Funny Things Happened on the Way to the Moon annotated/explained version.

JOURNAL OF GUIDANCE, CONTROL, AND DYNAMICS<p>Vol. 25, No. 1, January<p>–<p>February 2002<p>Some Funny Things Happened on the Way to the Moon<p>Richard H. …

Space

What can street gangs and activists teach us about product development?

For years in Manila there was a street side trade in fuel, sold in recycled bottles. Sellers would bulk buy* fuel in the morning and then use it to …

SXSW

EVA-3 Close-out

<b>169:46:38</b> Cernan: (Taking the rock and returning to the Rover) And now - let me bring this (TV) camera around - to commemorate not just Apollo 17's …

Space Science

Throwback Sundays: Six Omega Speedmasters, from Our Archives

<b>Last Tuesday, we saw how the latest limited edition Speedmaster – the “Speedy Tuesday” – was sold out within three and a half hours. It is quite a</b> …

Watches

Dozens of UFO’s seen in ‘new’ images of the Moon released by NASA

ALIEN hunters have launched a major push to prove aliens DO exist by scouring through thousands of newly-released Nasa images of the Moon landings …

UFOs

The moon is much older than anyone believed

For decades, scientists have been of the belief that the Moon, Earth's only natural satellite, was four-and-a-hal billion years old. According to this theory, the Moon was created from a fiery cataclysm produced by a collision between the Earth with a Mars-sized object (named Theia) roughly 100 …

Space

NASA's Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel 2016 Annual Report

Washington DC - infoZine - The report, released Wednesday, is based on the panel's 2016 fact-finding and quarterly public meetings; "insight" visits …

NASA

Omega's Limited Edition Speedmaster Watch Pays Homage To Their Online Fans

Omega, the watch makers famous for outfitting the astronauts of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the moon, is a brand rife with history. And their …

Watches

Earth's Moon Could Be Made From 20 Mini Moons

In comparison to other planets in the solar system, our single glowing lunar orb seems to pale. Saturn may have up to 62 moons. Jupiter could have …

Space

Why the world’s first and only moonwatch is a horological wonder

Why the world’s first and only moonwatch is a horological wonder<p>Few periods in modern history have been as densely packed with ingenuity and pluck as …

Watches

NASA Solves the Mystery of How Matter Moves on Exotic Worlds

Mystery Solved<p>How dust particles on the Moon’s surface levitate and transport themselves across vast distances have baffled scientists for more than …

Space

The Opportunity of Climate Change

<b>The Fire of the Human Spirit</b><p>It is a great honor to be here with all of you. Thank you so very much for your kind invitation.<p>Thank you to Mayor Dyer, …

Environmentalism

A taste of Armageddon (part 2)

It was a mid-August day in 1969 when Jack Rooney went to work in the massive windowless building known as the National Photographic Interpretation …

Intelligence

Rense Radio Interview. Aug. 29, 2016, Hour 1

Jeff Rense: Okay. It's Monday, again. I warned you. And it's the last Monday of August as we stumble into September and then October and then …

Space

Apple’s AirPods and the best cord-free competition compared

In the lead up to Apple’s release of AirPods late last month, I had tested just about every pair of cord-free earbuds already on the market. But now that AirPods are here and I’ve been using them daily for an extended period of time, the difference is even more striking than I anticipated.<p>With …

Apple News

A Walk On The Moon With Apollo 16's Charlie Duke

As part of Apollo 16 in April 1972, Charles Duke became the tenth — and youngest — man to step onto the lunar surface, just minutes after his crewmate John Young.<p>In a way, Duke was famous even before he flew. As a mission control specialist in Houston when Apollo 11 ran long on its landing — with …

Space Science

These 23 Unbelievable Facts Will DESTROY Your Understanding Of Time

1. Cleopatra lived closer to the building of Pizza Hut than the pyramids.<br>The Great Pyramid was built cerca 2560 BC, while Cleopatra lived around 30 …

Moby Dick

A new German moon mission could finally prove the first landings weren't a hoax

German scientists want to send two mobile probes to the Moon, which they say will be able to inspect the lunar rover left behind by the Apollo 17 …

Moon

As the Apollo Program Turns 50, This Is How We'll Celebrate

The year 2017 marks a major milestone in crewed spaceflight. It's the year that Apollo 1, the first mission with people on board, was supposed to …

Space Science

Earl Atkin’s Rescue Eagle

Posted on Jan 1, 2017 in Sci-Fi TV | 0 comments<p>This is the Rescue Eagle, based on the 44″ studio model used to film the series, as seen before …

The Moon is much older than everyone thought

The Moon has been a constant in the sky, but have you wondered just how old it actually is? A team of researchers at UCLA wondered that exact thing …

Space Science

Judge says NASA must return Apollo artifact to woman

A judge has ruled in an out-of-this world legal battle: NASA must return an Apollo 11 moon rock bag an Illinois woman bought at auction for $995.<p>The …

NASA