Gagarin became the first of humankind to blast off into space on April 12, 1961, but rumors continue to circulate that another cosmonaut had beaten him to the punch days before.
The fuss-free Celestron FirstScope 76 is an easy telescope to use, but expectations should be tailored when looking through the eyepiece
Review Celestron's Astro Fi 130 combines good optics with the latest in telescope technology — but is it the right telescope for you?
If you have a low budget, the PowerSeeker 80AZS is an all-inclusive package for the casual skywatcher and offers clear views of bright solar system and deep-sky targets
Review The fuss-free Celestron NexStar 6SE is a high-quality telescope that offers clear and crisp views of a selection of solar system and deep-sky targets
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The optics of the Celestron Ambassador 80AZ are of good quality, promoting a high level of clarity and contrast. Easy to set up, the refractor exudes an unusual yet superior craftmanship
With good optics that offer views of solar system and bright deep-sky targets, the Celestron Cosmos 90 GT is easy to set up and operate, with only a few minor niggles
Offering superb views of the solar system and deep sky, the Celestron CPC 800 GPS is packed with the latest in telescope technology
With its high-quality finish, the Celestron Omni XLT 120 boasts a professional mount that provides a smooth tour of the night sky, while its optical system offers stunning views of the solar system
Space mysteries: How gravitational waves could explain how our universe began when another one ended.
Boasting high definition views and an advanced GoTo system, the hefty price tag of this Schmidt-Cassegrain is suitable for astronomers with high budgets looking to upgrade on their current setup
Suitable for beginners, the portable computerized NexStar 127 SLT offers clear, crisp views with no optical distortion. The telescope does require additional accessories to reach its potential
The South Atlantic Anomaly, nicknamed the "Bermuda Triangle of space," is a portion of space above Earth where protection from high doses of radiation is significantly weaker.
Apollo 13 was NASA's third moon-landing mission, but the astronauts never made it to the lunar surface. Here are the events that transpired.
Given that transits of Mercury are reasonably rare, so here's a short guide on steps to take to film the event before it ends!
Today spacewalks are an almost routine part of space exploration but the very first spacewalk by Alexei Leonov, who died last week at 85, was anything but straightforward.