Gemini

The Epitome of Cool: Neil Armstrong and David Scott, 1966

So, you've just endured a harrowing experience where your orbiting spacecraft has gone wildly out of control. You somehow --…

11 years ago

Survival: Terrifying Moments in Space Flight

Space is a dangerous and sometimes fatal business, but happily there were moments where a situation happened and the astronauts…

11 years ago

The Men Who Didn’t Go to the Moon

On this day (Feb. 28) in 1966, the Gemini 9 prime crew was in a T-38 airplane making a final…

11 years ago

What are the Most Memorable NASA Spacewalks?

The official name is "extra-vehicular activity," (EVA) but most of us like to call it a spacewalk. However, when you…

11 years ago

Portrait Of NGC 5189: New Light On An Old Planetary Nebula

Stretching across three light years of space and located about 3,000 light years away in the direction of the constellation…

11 years ago

Galactic Struggle Captured by Gemini Observatory

The Gemini Multi-Object Spectroraph on the Fredrick C. Gillett Gemini North Telescope on Mauna Kea in Hawaii captured this beautiful…

11 years ago

New NASA Gallery of Restored 1960s Project Gemini Photos

[/caption] NASA has published a new online gallery of beautifully restored photographs from the historic Project Gemini of the 1960s,…

12 years ago

Gemini Adaptive Optics System Revolutionizes Astrophotography

[/caption]When it comes to astrophotography, most of us would think that space-based telescopes like the Hubble are the epitome of…

12 years ago

ASF 2011 Autograph Show: To Be the Shoulders of Tomorrow’s Titans

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla – Every year the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) hosts its “Astronaut Autograph Show” at Kennedy Space…

12 years ago

Andromeda Dwarf Galaxies Help Unravel The Mysteries Of Dark Matter

[/caption] Yep. It's that time of year again. Time to enjoy the Andromeda Galaxy at almost every observing opportunity. But…

12 years ago