PBS KIDS is celebrating this summer's Apollo 11 anniversary today (June 17) with a special program "Ready Jet Go!: One Small Step," which celebrates and explores the lunar landing.
This summer is chock-full of incredible space-themed events, as the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of Neil A. Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin taking humanity’s first steps on the moon.
On July 20, 1969, 600 million people watched with anxious excitement as astronauts stepped foot on the moon for the first time and made a permanent impression on human history.
Fifty years ago today, NASA's Apollo 10 mission rocketed to the moon — but never landed. This lunar landing dress rehearsal was critical in making sure that Apollo 11 was successful.
Scientists have predicted the future of NASA spacecraft that launched decades ago, pinpointing the close encounters they will have, even after the craft are no longer functional.
Last week, two little, cube-shaped Astrobee robots arrived at the International Space Station. These robots are designed to help out astronauts and maintain the space station.
This summer, it will be 50 years since Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped onto the moon's surface and sent back iconic photographs of the bootprints they left behind.
This morning, Northrop Grumman Corp's Cygnus spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station to drop off thousands of pounds of cargo for the crew.
Today, Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket will launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Check for it in the afternoon sky.
Two little robots, wearable tech and more weird science will launch to the International Space Station in a Northrop Grumman Cygnus spacecraft.
NASA's plans for the first all-female spacewalk by space station astronauts this week had all the makings of a historic moment.
Last weekend, a large gathering of Apollo astronauts culminated in a story swap that showcased the risks and dangers of spaceflight.
This Pi Day (March 14), experts gathered at MIT to discuss the future of space exploration and they found that it will depend on collaboration, determination and increasing access.
This weekend, Apollo astronaut legends will gather for the 115th Explorers Club Annual Dinner to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11.
In a conversation with Space.com, former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino shared how the Apollo program inspired him to become an astronaut.
50 years ago, three brave astronauts launched into space as part of Apollo 9. This mission made a future lunar landing possible with groundbreaking testing.
A new YouTube series from the American Museum of Natural History called "Space vs. Dinos" features scientists who discuss popular topics about space and dinosaurs.
This weekend, a brilliant display of planetary objects will dazzle you — if you can wake up before the sun rises.
In a conversation with Space.com, former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino shared that he thinks it's about time that humans step foot on the lunar surface again.
At an event celebrating Virgin Galactic's historic flight on Dec. 13, founder Sir Richard Branson shared that he hopes to make his first flight on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11.
In his latest book, Jeff Hecht details the incredible and incredibly weird history of real-life laser weapons.