Last year, Elon Musk’s company SpaceX announced a grand vision to provide intra-planetary transportation services via daily commercial rocket launches around the world, just like airlines.
In DC, crowds began to gather on the Mall early Friday to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20.
By now we are no doubt caught up in the much-deserved hype surrounding the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon expedition, happening this week.
After Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon 50 years ago this week, it’s hard not to conclude that he got it backward: It wasn’t “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”
Imagine you take a midnight stroll on a dark summer evening, and during your walk, you happen to notice an object in the sky behaving oddly. It looks like a star, but it moves across the sky in a strange way... forward, then backward, then forward again.
Fifty years ago, NASA astronauts began bringing back to Earth a small mountain of moon rocks and soil (known as regolith) for scientists to experiment on.
As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing approaches on July 20, Americans are ready to mark what has often been called “Man’s Greatest Achievement.”
Among the many secretive projects hidden beneath the redacted cover of the black budget, none serve to galvanize the public’s imagination quite as much as the Boeing X-37B space plane.
"[I]t's hard to believe that it has been five decades since Neil Armstrong and I walked on the Moon," writes astronaut and moonwalker Buzz Aldrin in his foreword to Rod Pyle's stellar (pun intended) book, "First on the Moon: The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Experience." Indeed, it is hard to believe.