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Aug 6, 2014 07:20 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
With the arrival of the Rosetta spacecraft to Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, here's a look back at 7 close encounters of 6 comets by 5 spacecraft.
Jul 26, 2014 01:00 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, Space.com
Apollo 11's historic trip to the lunar surface in 1969 helped to debunk many a myth about our moon.
Jul 22, 2014 02:28 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins met with President President Barack Obama today to commemorate the 45th anniversary since mankind first set foot on the moon. Continue reading →
Jul 21, 2014 09:00 PM ET // Discovery News
On July 21, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin left the moon to begin their journey back to Earth with Michael Collins. Here are some photos inside the mission that are rarely seen.
Jul 20, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Discovery News
On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon. 45 Years after this historic day, we take a look through archived NASA photos that aren't so commonly seen online.
Jul 16, 2014 07:30 PM ET // Discovery News
45 years ago today, Apollo 11 lifted off to make an attempt at landing on the moon. Explore the first part of Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins' mission as they orbited Earth and coasted in the direction of the moon.
Jul 16, 2014 10:30 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
45 years after the Apollo 11 launched to the moon, Discovery News relives the adventure of Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins' lunar mission through some familiar and not-so-familiar photographs.
Jul 1, 2014 05:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
Enjoy some of the most inspiring, beautiful and down-right stunning photos from our adventures in space this past week.
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