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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 16, 2014 07:30 PM ET // Discovery News
45 years ago today, Apollo 11 lifted off to make an attempt at landing on the moon. Explore the first part of Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins' mission as they orbited Earth and coasted in the direction of the moon.
Jun 16, 2014 11:35 AM ET // Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
Heat radiating from the young Earth could help solve the more than 50-year-old mystery of why the far side of the moon, which faces away from Earth, lacks the dark, vast expanses of volcanic rock that define the face of the Man in the Moon as seen from Earth, researchers say.
Jun 12, 2014 03:45 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
A decades-old spacecraft appears to be in great health despite being abandoned in the solar system for the better part of two decades, the private team working to revive the NASA probe says.
Jun 2, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell, Space.com
Red tape and a moderate earthquake did not deter a private group from meeting its goal of making contact with a 36-year-old NASA spacecraft that has been slumbering in deep space since 1997.
May 16, 2014 06:54 PM ET // Jason Major
Even as it ends its mission Europe's Venus probe will be performing valuable investigations of Earth's sister world. Continue reading →
Apr 17, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Forty-five years ago, Surveyor 3 launched to the Moon. Two years later parts of it came back.
Mar 18, 2014 12:25 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
Valentina Tereshkova was one in a class of female cosmonauts, more of whom might have flown had the Vostok program not been cancelled. Continue reading →
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