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Oct 12, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
How pretty pictures from the Apollo landings helped NASA do real science on the moon.
Sep 27, 2015 03:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Caves and meteorite strikes and more! We've learned a lot since Apollo astronauts walked on the surface over 40 years ago.
Jul 31, 2015 01:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
There are many precious Apollo artifacts at the Smithsonian that need a little tender, loving care.
Science is an intellectual adventure. Sometimes it is also a physical adventure.
Jul 9, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Irene Klotz
New Horizons is a lean, speedy space machine, but mission managers did tuck in nine mementos. Here a rundown of what’s aboard.
Jun 30, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Like many rocket launch companies, SpaceX learned some its most valuable lessons from the school of hard knocks before nailing an impressive string of 18 successful Falcon 9 missions.
Jun 16, 2015 03:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Wake up, Philae! Here are five more spacecraft rescued after their missions could have terminated.
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.
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