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
It was only on the fourth orbit, when the spacecraft’s orientation had changed, that they had the vision for which their mission will always be remembered. Shortly after they had swept from night to day,
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
Persistent technical setbacks and political infighting have introduced unending delays in our trip back to the lunar surface. The 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon landing is an occasion for great historical
Five decades after NASA’s Apollo 11 space shuttle competed the first lunar landing in history, several firm led by some of the world’s most recognizable business leaders are competing to offer space tourism
The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission is upon us, and along with the history, remembrances, and tributes comes the inevitable cash-grab. A whole bunch of companies from around the world have been