Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins recalled the epic journey that brought him to the moon 50 years ago, as International Space Station astronauts paid tribute to the first human moon landing.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo 11 launch to the moon Tuesday (July 16), the U.S. Space and Rocket Center launched nearly 5,000 model rockets.
Ready to relive the first landing mission on the moon, five decades ago? PBS and BBC Studios will bring viewers through Apollo 11's major milestones in the new film "8 Days: To the Moon and Back."
Following a flawless launch the day before, the Apollo 11 crew continued their historic journey to the moon on July 17, 1969. Landing at the Sea of Tranquility was scheduled for July 20.
Commander Neil Armstrong, command module pilot Mike Collins and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin blasted into space 45 years ago today (July 16) on Apollo 11's history-making mission to the moon.
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India's Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission will launch Sunday (July 14) to deploy a lander and rover where no one else has dared to go before — the south pole of the moon.
A Russian and European all-sky-survey satellite is safely in space following a successful launch on a Proton rocket in Saturday (July 13).
Curiosity's "head" shows up in a new image from Mars orbit, as the rover winds its way up an ancient Red Planet mountain.
Chandrayaan-2 is India's planned second mission to the moon. It will consist of an orbiter, a lander and a rover.
While the lunar module will get much of the attention during the 50th anniversary of the first human moon landing, we can't forget how important the command module was.
An epic lunar laser experiment is still going strong, five decades after the Apollo astronauts set it up on the surface.
A European Vega rocket suffered a "major anomaly" while launching a satellite United Arab Emirates late Wednesday (July 10)
Landing humans on Mars will require the heaviest payload ever sent to the Red Planet, which is why NASA plans to test out an inflatable decelerator in space in 2022.
Two recent Southern California earthquakes warped the ground across dozens of square miles — and the changes are visible even from space.
When the next generation of crews lands on the moon's surface — which could happen as early as 2024 — NASA plans to use a lunar GPS to help astronauts find their way.
Going to the moon required the support of thousands of people on Earth, including those building all the hardware supporting the astronauts.
Could we build the Saturn V today to bring astronauts to the moon? The Space Launch System is NASA's modern-day equivalent, with some key differences.
No seats? No problem. Throwing away seating was just one of the innovative design compromises NASA made to get astronauts safely on the lunar surface for the first time on July 20, 1969.
It was 40 years ago today that a NASA spacecraft revealed strong evidence that an icy moon of Jupiter may be able to host life.
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