India is now targeting a July 22 launch of its first moon lander and rover after a weeklong delay due to a technical glitch.
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.
On July 18, 1980, India launched its first satellite into orbit. See how it happened in our "On This Day in Space" video series!
NASA relied on the U.S. State Department to implement an extensive global network of antennas to support the 1969 moon landing.
In case you haven't heard, the Apollo 11 mission that landed humans on the moon happened exactly 50 years ago — but why does that temporal inevitability seem so compelling to so many people?
Armstrong always insisted that he said, 'That’s one small step for a man.' Yet everyone omits the 'a' when they repeat the quote. A linguist tries to get to the bottom of what happened.
The Tuesday (July 16) test, which lasted approximately 5 seconds, seemed to be successful despite bright orange flames engulfing the vehicle after its single Raptor engine fired.
Now you can see what Neil Armstrong saw as he landed the Apollo 11 lunar module, known as the Eagle, on the surface of the moon on July 20, 1969.
Fifty years later, Michael Collins only has vague recollections of where he was when he first saw humans land on the moon.
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.
The president had confidence NASA could win the race to the moon, despite the Soviet Union's previous successes.
Women have been historically excluded from the space program but getting a woman to the Moon may change that.
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.
Humanity will have to go far afield to notch another spaceflight achievement with the cultural heft of Apollo 11.
Americans are more willing to pay for a mission that would land an astronaut on Mars, a Gallup poll conducted in the lead-up to the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing has found.
The April 20 explosion of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft was caused by a leaky component and faulty valve, the company says.
All told, the U.S. spent $25 billion in 1960s money on the Apollo program — and plenty of Americans believed there were more pressing needs that funding could have addressed.
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