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What Does The Apollo 11 Moon Landing Site Look Like Today?

by Elizabeth Howell July 21, 2014

Forty-five years ago yesterday, the Sea of Tranquility saw a brief flurry of activity when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin dared to disturb the ancient lunar dust. Now the site has lain quiet, untouched, for almost half a century. Are any traces of the astronauts still visible? The answer is yes! Look at the picture […]

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Watch All The Apollo Saturn V Rockets Blast Off At The Same Time

by Elizabeth Howell May 30, 2014

Editor’s note: We posted this yesterday only to find that the original video we used had been pulled. Now, we’ve reposted the article with a new and improved version of the video, thanks to Spacecraft Films. To the moon! The goal people most remember from the Apollo program was setting foot on the surface of […]

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China considers Manned Moon Landing following breakthrough Chang’e-3 mission success

by Ken Kremer January 15, 2014

Is China’s Chang’e-3 unmanned lunar lander the opening salvo in an ambitious plan by China to land people on the Moon a decade or so hence? Will China land humans on the Moon before America returns? It would seem so based on a new report in the People’s Daily- the official paper of the Communist […]

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Yutu Moon Rover Sets Sail for Breathtaking New Adventures

by Ken Kremer December 23, 2013

China’s now famous ‘Yutu’ moon rover has set sail for what promises to be breathtaking new adventures on Earth’s nearest neighbor, after completing a final joint portrait session with the Chang’e-3 lander that safely deposited her on the lunar surface only a week ago. Yutu’s upcoming journey marks humanity’s first lunar surface visit in nearly […]

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Opportunity Mars Rover Blazes Past 40 Year Old Space Driving Record

by Ken Kremer May 18, 2013

Now more than 9 years and counting into her planned mere 90 day mission to Mars, NASA’s legendary Opportunity rover has smashed past another space milestone and established a new distance driving record for an American vehicle on another world this week. On Thursday, May 16, the long-lived Opportunity drove another 263 feet (80 meters) […]

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