Nine Saturn V rockets moved astronauts to the moon between 1969 and 1972, but there were three extras made — and you can still see some of the pieces today, says a retired Boeing engineer.
The last man to have set foot on the moon watched today as Crew-4 blasted off to the International Space Station atop SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket.
Charlie Duke thought he was on his way to exploring an area of the moon that was different from where astronauts had gone before. He just did not know how different it really was.
A minuscule amount of microscopic moon dust sold for half a million dollars after NASA determined that the particles came from the first lunar sample collected by Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong.
On April 16, 1972 NASA launched the Apollo 16 moon landing mission, which sent three astronauts to the moon's Descartes region. See photos from the historic flight in our gallery here.
Almost 50 years ago, in the midst of the Cold War, American astronauts flew to space alongside cosmonauts as part of NASA's first attempt to forge a partnership between the U.S. and Russia in space.
Microscopic pieces of the moon that were found inside a bag used to protect the first astronaut-collected lunar soil sample are heading for auction after being released from NASA property.
In a long-awaited moment, NASA scientists have unsealed an extraterrestrial time capsule 50 years after astronauts collected the rock and dust from the moon.
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