Asteroid J002E3 turned out to be the S-IVB stage of Apollo 12's Saturn V. What happen to the rest of those rocket stages? Continue reading →
How does a country preserve its mark on the moon for decades to come? It may not seem like the moon is a busy space-traffic hub these days, but in the not-too-distant future, that could change.
The blockbuster movie 'Gravity' sheds light on actual space disasters in our spacefaring history.
On July 20, 1969, as Apollo 11 landed on the moon, a Soviet spacecraft was preparing for it's own landing. Continue reading →
In 1967, NASA brought the Sea of Tranquility to northern Arizona to create a training ground for Apollo astronauts. ->
Did Stanley Kubrick film NASA's fake moon landing and then hide his veiled confession in the film adaptation of Stephen King's "The Shining" a decade later? Of course not, but this lunar conspiracy theory is one of the most enthralling yet. Slip on your tinfoil hat and prepare to have your mind blo...
If the worst case scenario had been realized and Apollo 11 was stranded on the moon, NASA had a plan in place.