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Mar 16, 2016 01:40 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Neil Armstrong's emergency landing 50 years ago changed the agenda of Gemini 8, but likely saved the crew's life.
Sep 17, 2015 04:30 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Chile plays host to some of the most advanced observatories on the planet, but being located in a region where the skies are astronomically pristine can come at a price.
Jun 14, 2015 09:35 AM ET // Robert Z. Pearlman, Editor
Two new books from the University of New Mexico Press feature photos from the Apollo moon landing and the one- and two-man Mercury and Gemini flights.
Aug 7, 2014 05:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Tonight, the state of Hawaii is facing the first hurricane to make landfall on its islands since 1950. But Hurricane Iselle is only the first of a two that is cause for concern — Hurricane Julio following only a few … Continue reading →
Jan 7, 2014 10:30 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
A sophisticated exoplanet-hunting instrument, attached to one of the most powerful telescopes in the world, has opened its infrared eye for the first time.
Feb 1, 2013 02:15 PM ET // Ray Villard
During the heat of the Space Race, engineers thought up a wild barnstorming scheme for getting Americans to moon before the Soviets -- hot-rod a Gemini capsule for a lunar mission. ->
Jan 11, 2011 07:16 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In the spirit of high jinx during the 1969 Apollo 12 mission, a surprise awaited astronaut Richard Gordon.
Aug 30, 2012 02:30 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
In 1961, test pilots Neil Armstrong and Milton Thompson built their own research aircraft.
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