What If Apollo 11 Failed? President Nixon Had Speech Ready
Apollo 11 East Crater Panorama
July 22nd, 2014
Papers from the National Archives record the words President Nixon would have spoken had the Apollo 11 astronauts been unable to return to Earth.
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NASA Spacecraft Just One Year Away from Pluto
New Horizons' Spacecraft Illustration
July 22nd, 2014
NASA's New Horizons' mission, which blasted off in 2006, will become the first spacecraft to orbit Pluto in July 2015. The flyby will give researchers their first good look at the distant, frigid dwarf planet.
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Space History Photo: Boilerplate Mercury Capsule
space history, nasa, mercury
July 22nd, 2014
Engineers inspect a boilerplate Mercury capsule.
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Amazing SpaceX Reusable Rocket Test Caught on Video
SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket First Stage Soft Landing
July 22nd, 2014
The video, which SpaceX released today (July 22), shows a Falcon 9 first stage returning to Earth in a controlled fashion after helping launch six commercial satellites on July 14 for the firm Orbcomm.
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WATCH LIVE NOW: NASA Celebrates 15th Anniversary of Chandra X-Ray Observatory
The Chandra X-ray telescope captured this stunning view of the Whirlpool Galaxy.
July 22nd, 2014
NASA is holding a Google+ Hangout at 3 p.m. EDT today (July 22) to mark the 15th anniversary of the launch of its Chandra X-ray Observatory.
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'Star Wars Episode VII' X-Wing Revealed by J.J. Abrams (Video)
X-Wing Starfighter
July 22nd, 2014
"Star Wars Episode VII" director J.J. Abrams is giving fans of the franchise their first look at the new movie's updated X-Wing — a fighter plane flown in the original trilogy — in a new video.
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