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Aug 24, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Volcanic 'fire fountains' erupting from the lunar surface, similar to what occurs in Iceland today, most likely were fueled by carbon monoxide gas, a new study shows.
Apr 17, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
If every failure offers a learning opportunity, what can Apollo 13 teach us?
Dec 4, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Scientists believe they have solved a 40-year-old mystery about what caused rocks collected by NASA's Apollo astronauts to become magnetized.
Oct 7, 2014 12:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The question as to where the majority of moon water came from isn't so straightforward -- it was actually 'baked' via reactions with the solar wind. Continue reading →
Sep 3, 2014 07:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
When watching NASA’s historic video footage of the Apollo astronauts on the moon, it becomes clear that the alien lunar gravity was a little troublesome. The moonwalkers would often trip, stumble and wipe out as they explored the dusty landscape. … Continue reading →
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 05:40 AM ET
When viewed through the lens of history, the Apollo 11 landing was not so much a blinding breakthrough as much as it was the culmination of several Apollo's-worth of things learned and put into practice leading up to that one small step.
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