Latest Apollo 14 Stories
NASA will posthumously honor Alan B Shepard Jr, the first American astronaut in space who later walked on the moon, with an Ambassador of Exploration Award for his contributions to the US space program.
In communities all across the US, travelers that went to the moon and back with the Apollo 14 mission are living out their quiet lives.
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, has returned its first imagery of the Apollo moon landing sites.
Media representatives are invited to join NASA, the National Arboretum and American Forests to celebrate Earth Day and the 40th anniversary of the first Apollo moon landing with a tree planting ceremony April 22 at the National Arboretum, 3501 New York Avenue N.E., Washington. The planting ceremony begins at 1 p.m. EDT.
NASA is planning a number of activities and events in 2009 as America nears the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing on July 20.
Dr. Edgar Mitchell, a former NASA astronaut and moon-walker who was a veteran of the Apollo 14 mission, has made a shocking claim that aliens from another planet do, indeed, exist and that governments have been covering it up for over 60 years.
The moon is utterly familiar. We see it all the time, in the blue sky during the day, among the stars and planets at night. Yet when Apollo astronauts stepped out onto this familiar piece of home, they discovered that it only seems familiar.
Ronald Ellwin Evans, Jr. was an astronaut that worked with NASA on the Apollo missions and served as a Captain in the United States Navy. Evans is one of the twenty-four astronauts to fly to the moon. . Evans was born on November 10, 1933 in St. Francis, Kansas. He graduated from Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas. Boy Scouts of America played a huge role in Evans youth as he attained the highest level of Life Scout. Evans then went on to study at the University of Kansas...
Alan Shepard was a naval aviator and NASA astronaut. He was the second person, and the first American, in space. He was also the fifth person to walk on the moon. He was born Alan Bartlett Shepard, Jr. on November 18, 1923 in Derry, New Hampshire. Upon his completion of high school, Shepard's continuing education would last several more years. He started at the United States Naval Academy, where he received his Bachelor degree in 1944. In 1945, Shepard married his sweetheart, Louise Brewer....
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