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The GRAIL lunar mission came to a crashing halt today after the twin probes (Ebb and Flow) smashed into the Moon in a blaze of glory.
Forty years ago, man stepped out onto the surface of the moon for the last time during the Apollo 17 mission. On December 11, 1972, astronauts unloaded the lunar rover for a drive around on the moon's surface, beginning the end of the final Apollo missions.
Today marks the 40th anniversary when astronauts hopped onboard the Apollo 17 spacecraft and made a historic launch towards the moon.
Former NASA executives are launching a private company to send people up to the moon and back for $1.5 billion.
Hundreds of moon rocks that have been handed out to state governments and foreign countries through the years have gone missing, according to a NASA audit last December. Though some have been recovered, most are still missing.
NASA will provide special live programming of the public memorial service at the Washington National Cathedral to honor the life and career of astronaut Neil Armstrong at 10 a.m. EDT, Thursday, Sept. 13.
With his passing on 25 August 2012, the world’s been reflecting on how much Neil Armstrong’s “giant leap for mankind” meant to them.
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...
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