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Here’s a Deepfake of Nixon Giving a Eulogy for the Apollo 11 Astronauts if Their Mission Failed

It's July 16th, 1969. The Apollo 11 crew have completed their training, and they're in the Columbia Command Module atop…

2 weeks ago

Apollo 12 Launched 50 Years Ago Today

The 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 was a huge celebration, and Apollo 13 may be an equally big commotion. Apollo…

3 weeks ago

The Story of the Apollo Guidance Computer, Part 3

During the development of the Apollo Guidance Computer (AGC) by the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory (see Part 1 and Part 2…

4 months ago

The Story of the Apollo Guidance Computer, Part 2

In the late 1950’s, before NASA had any intentions of going to the Moon – or needing a computer to…

4 months ago

The Story of the Apollo Guidance Computer, Part 1

Dick Battin stood on his driveway in the New England frosty pre-dawn back in October 1957, straining his eyes to…

5 months ago

Dr. Avi Loeb Thinks the Government Should set its Sights on Big Ideas in Space Exploration

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing, a Harvard Professor and former White House science advisor recommend…

5 months ago

“Eight Years to the Moon:” Read a Book Excerpt

Editor's note: "Eight Years to the Moon: The History of the Apollo Missions" is a new book, just out today,…

5 months ago

What Neil Armstrong’s Sons Really Think About the Movie “First Man”

Like millions of other people around the world, on July 20, 1969, Rick and Mark Armstrong watched Apollo 11’s moon…

1 year ago

NASA Nixes Proposal Adding Crew to First SLS/Orion Deep Space Flight

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - After conducting a thorough review examining the feasibility of adding a two person crew to…

3 years ago

NASA Tribute Exhibit Honors Fallen Apollo 1 Crew 50 Years After Tragedy

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER VISITOR COMPLEX, FL - NASA unveiled a new tribute exhibit honoring three fallen astronaut heroes 50 years…

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