The former NASA astronaut who notched the longest American space mission says he still remembers clearly the historic moment when Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon on July 20, 1969.
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NASA relied on the U.S. State Department to implement an extensive global network of antennas to support the 1969 moon landing.
Apollo 11 carried the first geologic samples from the moon back to Earth — and NASA has finally released footage of researchers examining those lunar samples for signs of life.
The moon was at the tail end of a partial lunar eclipse when it rose above the Andean horizon on Tuesday (July 16).
Here's a guide to SpaceX's launch schedule, other rocket missions, astronomical events of the next year, as well as milestones for spacecraft already in travel.
Former NASA astronaut Mae Jemison remembers well the excitement of the first moon landing, 50 years ago — and she just launched an initiative to bring the fun, literally, to the next generation.
Astrophysicist Paul Sutter breaks down the science behind NASA's historic Apollo moon missions for Space.com. Tune in here!