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Two rival teams competing for a share of $30 million in the Google Lunar XPrize competition are calling a temporary truce and joining forces to share a rocket ride to the moon next year.
Neil Armstrong's widow, Carol, recently found a secret stash of Apollo 11 artifacts in the back of his closet that were supposed to be left on the moon!
NASA congratulates Moon Express on successful commercial lunar lander test flights at Kennedy Space Center. KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Feb.
The Obama administration is proposing an $18.5 billion budget for NASA in 2016, an increase of about $500 million in funding for the US space agency over this year. And included in that? A trip to Jupiter's moon, Europa.
What kind of lunar "footprint" would you leave?
Program to Send Mementos to the Moon PITTSBURGH, Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In time for the holiday and gift giving season, Astrobotic Technology Inc.
On Tuesday, a team of UK scientists and engineers announced the start of a crowd-funded campaign designed to fund an expedition to the Moon called Lunar Mission One.
In response to the recent proposal from the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) to appropriate the best mining sites on the South Pole of the Moon, Shackleton Energy Company is urging industry
In an address to Congress in 1961, President John F. Kennedy challenged the nation to "land a man on the moon and return him safely to Earth" before the end of the decade. With the flight of Apollo 12, 45 years ago this month, NASA achieved that goal a second time.
An unmanned Chinese orbiter known as the “Little Flyer” returned to Earth this past weekend after successfully circumnavigating the Moon, becoming the first spacecraft in nearly four decades to make the journey to the planet’s natural satellite and back.
John Young was a NASA astronaut and engineer. He was born as John Watts Young on September 24, 1930 in San Francisco, California but was raised in Orlando, Florida. After high school, Young went to the Georgia Institute of Technology and graduated in 1952 with a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering. After his graduation, he entered the United States Navy and served as a Fire Control Officer on the USS Laws. He also completed a tour in the Korean Seas. About ten years...
David Scott was a NASA astronaut who was the seventh person to walk on the Moon and the first person to drive on the Moon. He was born David Randolph Scott on June 6, 1932 on Randolph Air Force Base near San Antonio, Texas. As a child, he was active in the Boy Scouts of America and graduated from The Western High School in Washington, D.C. in June 1949, as an honor student and a record setting swimmer. After his first year of college, he received an invitation to attend West Point where he...
- A political dynamiter.
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