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“Apollo 11”

Jan 16, 2014 04:08 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
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 →
Dec 3, 2013 01:22 PM ET // Miriam Kramer,
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.
Oct 13, 2013 01:16 PM ET //
The blockbuster movie 'Gravity' sheds light on actual space disasters in our spacefaring history.
Jul 10, 2013 01:03 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
On July 20, 1969, as Apollo 11 landed on the moon, a Soviet spacecraft was preparing for it's own landing. Continue reading →
Mar 4, 2013 12:25 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
In 1967, NASA brought the Sea of Tranquility to northern Arizona to create a training ground for Apollo astronauts. ->
Sep 5, 2012 01:39 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
How do you find an affordable life insurance policy when you're flying to the moon? You make your own out of valuable autographs.
Jan 21, 2010 11:09 AM ET // Robert Lamb
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...
Jul 21, 2012 06:02 AM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
If the worst case scenario had been realized and Apollo 11 was stranded on the moon, NASA had a plan in place.