Forty-eight years ago today, Apollo 11 landed on the Moon, an unsurpassed milestone in the history of human exploration. To celebrate, luxury auction house Sotheby's is launching a mission of its own. To sell the crap out of some priceless artefacts from the American and Soviet space programs, including one that, uh, NASA didn't really want to see sold. More »
It was midafternoon, but it was dark in an area in Boulder, Colorado on Aug. 3, 1998. A thick cloud appeared overhead and dimmed the land below for more than 30 minutes. Well-calibrated radiometers showed that there were very low levels...Show More Summary
Itsy-bitsy moon oddity Phobos photobombed some Hubble images of Mars, so NASA turned the view into a delightful time-lapse video.
Intelligence, adaptability, peak physical and mental condition… style? While fashionableness is not required to survive in space, NASA has been working to bring cosmonauts’ image into the 21st century. The Administration’s next-generation suit […] The post Reebok Floatride Foam Boots Were Made for Space Walking appeared first on Geek.com.
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope consistently delivers breathtaking views of the planets in our galactic neighborhood, but when it set its sights on Mars recently for a series of snapshots it captured more than just Mars. After taking a...Show More Summary
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Now in 2017, inspired by the event in Boulder, NASA scientists will explore the moon's eclipse of the sun to learn more about Earth's energy system.
The sharp eye of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured the tiny moon Phobos during its orbital trek around Mars. Because the moon is so small, it appears star-like in the Hubble pictures.
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) Hubble captured the tiny moon Phobos during its orbital trek around Mars: so small, it appears star-like in the Hubble pictures.
In the search for ways to efficiently pack a radiation shield to protect manned spacecraft on deep space missions, Nasa is looking to the public for help If you know your crane from your bishop’s mitre, Nasa needs you. The space agency...Show More Summary
Experimental aircraft aren't an unusual sight over the Mojave Desert in Southern California. NASA, and the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics before it, have been pushing the aeronautical envelope at the Edwards Air Force Base since 1946. Show More Summary
Infrared imagery from NASA's Aqua satellite revealed a lack of organized circulation in Tropical Depression 8E. The storm is sandwiched between Tropical Storm Fernanda to the west and Tropical Storm Greg to the east.
NASA lost track of a bag that was used to carry samples during the first Moon landing. A woman in Illinois bought the artifact for less than $1000; now, it's expected to sell for at least $2 million.
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) As of 5 a.m. July 20 (0900 UTC), Fernanda had weakened to tropical storm status. There are no coastal watches or warnings in effect.
NASA researchers with the New Horizons team captured new images of a Kuiper Belt object over the weekend.
(NASA/Johnson Space Center) Originally designed to address the growing 21st-century concern regarding pediatric obesity, the program has evolved into a platform of international communication that has grown past merely health and fitness. This year alone, 38 countries have united under the Mission X banner.
The giant floating laboratory is in the middle of a bit of a mid-life crisis.
It was on this day some 48 years ago that man first set foot upon the Moon Here is the original CBS coverage courtesy of NASA The post The Eagle Has Landed appeared first on The Moderate Voice.
Located beyond Pluto, 2014 MU69 will be the farthest object ever encountered by any spacecraft.
The space agency is bringing its historical footage to the masses, and there are some gems in there.