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'Whitey's on the moon': why Apollo 11 looked so different to black America

The civil rights leader Ralph Abernathy called Nasa’s moonshot ‘an inhuman priority’ while poor children went hungryThe date was 15 July 1969. As the Saturn V rocket towered over the launchpad, about to send the first men to the moon, two d...

'Whitey's on the moon': why Apollo 11 looked so different to black America

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Why Apollo 10 Stopped Just 47,000 Feet From the Moon In a year when we’ll celebrate Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary, it’s worth remembering the pathfinders who completed the same mission with one critical order: don’t actually land on the moon....
18:15, 2019-05-22

New doc provides insight into Apollo 11 moon landing As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing draws near, a new documentary, "Moon Landing: The Lost Tapes," tells the incredible story of mankind’s greatest leap. (July 10)        ...
16:00, 2019-07-10

Apollo 11: the fight for the first footprint on the moon The decision to let Neil Armstrong take the first steps on the moon was controversial – especially with his colleague Buzz AldrinIt was 1969. The last year for President Kennedy’s pledge to land a man on the moon and return him safely “before this decade is out”. Nasa was not sure it could be done i...
20:45, 2019-05-25

Apollo 11 Had 3 Men Aboard, But Only 2 Walked on the Moon. Here’s What it Was Like to Be the Third Michael Collins was the man who got history’s middle seat — literally aboard the Apollo 11 spacecraft, but in more lasting ways too. He was, technically, the second-ranking member of the three-man crew that achieved the historic moon landing of July 20, 1969. As command module pilot, Co...
00:15, 2019-07-12

We can thank the Apollo moon missions for these widely used technologies NASA’s Apollo programme was one of the most challenging technological achievements in the 20th century. Beyond the space race and exploration, it contributed to several inventions and innovations that are still having an impact on our lives. But at the same time, there are several myths regarding wh...
21:00, 2019-07-10

A cinematic flight to the moon: The 'Apollo 11' documentary The spectator has never been closer: "Apollo 11," a documentary marking the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, offers an overwhelming experience. Todd Miller's film is based on an unconventional cinematic concept....
11:30, 2019-06-28

Apollo 11 at 50: Mission's scientific legacy was just getting to the moon Dozens of experiments now travel to and from the International Space Station, and each NASA mission features an array of scientific objectives. For Apollo 11, 50 years ago, making it to the moon was the whole experiment....
18:01, 2019-06-17

Essay: Why Apollo 10 Stopped Just 47,000 Feet From the Moon In a year when we’ll celebrate Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary, it’s worth remembering the pathfinders who completed the same mission with one critical order: don’t actually land on the moon....
15:01, 2019-05-21

Share your memories of the Apollo 11 moon landings Do you remember where you were when man first landed on the moon? We’d like to hear from you It’s almost 50 years since US astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on the moon. As his words, “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” beamed from radios and television se...
16:30, 2019-07-12

Apollo 11 Moon landing celebrated with new LEGO set To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, Lego has partnered with NASA to create the LEGO Creator Expert NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander....
17:30, 2019-05-30

Apollo 11 review – a front-row seat for the moon landing Composed entirely of archive footage, this documentary invests the historic mission with a tense immediacyGiven that we all know how the mission turned out, this documentary about the Apollo 11 lunar landing shouldn’t be as nervily tense as it is. But the archive-only approach – unlike the 2007 pict...
09:30, 2019-06-30

Artefacts From First Apollo, Gemini Moon Missions to Go on Auction Nearly 200 artefacts from the NASA missions of 1960s and 1970s, including the Apollo and Gemini programmes, will go on auction on July 18 at Christie's New York....
12:30, 2019-06-28

In photos: Apollo 11 historic moon landing 50 years ago 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon and man's first "moonwalk." Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins journeyed eight days in space. Armstrong and Aldrin walked the moon's surface and conducted experiments. Collins piloted the command mod...
22:15, 2019-06-17

Apollo 11: 'Most important manual' from Moon landing could be worth $9M British auction house is auctioning off several Apollo 11-related items, including the flight plan used on board and the Apollo 11 Lunar Module Timeline Book, a manual deemed to be the "most important manual used" to put "a man on the Moon." ...
16:15, 2019-07-02

Apollo 11 only made it to the moon through diabolically hard practice Before anyone had been to space, NASA simulated everything that could go possibly wrong – efforts that averted catastrophe as the Apollo 11 crew were about to land...
00:45, 2019-07-09

Here’s the note Queen Elizabeth sent to the Moon with Apollo 11 astronauts Fifty years ago this week, on the eve of the historic Apollo 11 launch, world leaders were invited by NASA to send messages to the Moon. However, based on records at the British National Archives, it appears that the British royals were not enthusiastic about the endeavor right away. According to Th...
01:45, 2019-07-16

Met Museum celebrates Apollo 11 anniversary with moon exhibit New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday debuted a new exhibiting celebrating all things moon to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing....
21:30, 2019-07-02

Met Museum's "Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography" preview The Metropolitan Museum's exhibit "Apollo's Muse: The Moon in the Age of Photography" explores how the moon has inspired art and includes astronomical instruments used by the Apollo astronauts....
21:30, 2019-07-02

Apollo astronauts celebrate 50 years since first moon landing Three astronauts instrumental in the groundbreaking U.S. space program of the 1960s and 70s gathered at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the mission that first put a man on the moon....
19:15, 2019-06-18

How a 'Moon Rock Hunter' Is Tracking Down Apollo Lunar Souvenirs Beginning with Apollo 11, which landed on the Moon on July 20, 1969, and ending with Apollo 17, in December 1972, US astronauts collected 842 pounds (382 kilograms) of rocks and lunar soil....
08:15, 2019-06-17

Oreos celebrate Apollo 11 anniversary with moon-themed cookies Oreo has debuted a new variety to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing -- and no, the sandwich cookies aren't filled with green cheese. ...
16:00, 2019-06-15

Queen's message to the moon on show to mark 50 years since Apollo 11 National Archive documents reveal Buckingham Palace thought messages ‘a gimmick’While the world awaited the historic launch of Apollo 11 half a century ago this week, Nasa invited many heads of state and government, including the Queen, to send messages to the moon.Buckingham Palace may not have bee...
18:15, 2019-07-15

Apollo astronaut Charlie Duke says he almost died on the Moon while fooling around Being an astronaut is a dangerous profession by default. Groups like NASA always put safety at the forefront of their various off-world missions, but accidents happen when you’re breaking new ground in space. As hype builds for the 50th anniversary of the very first Apollo Moon landing, everyo...
20:30, 2019-06-28

A national effort: Apollo 11 moon landing was made possible by 400,000 workers The Apollo 11 crew is etched in the history books, but it took an estimated 400,000 workers to make the moon landing possible.        ...
00:30, 2019-07-15

U.S. should skip moon, head for Mars, Apollo 11's Michael Collins says Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins is glad to hear more talk about missions to Mars, as the 50th anniversary of the historic first moonwalk stokes public interest in space....
04:15, 2019-07-16

Apollo 11: CEO of rocket maker ULA recalls watching Moon landing on TV as a kid On July 20, 1969, United Launch Alliance CEO Tory Bruno was just short of his 8th birthday, living on his family’s ranch in the mountains of California near Lake Tahoe....
18:45, 2019-07-15

Apollo 11: Smithsonian showcases stunning Moon landing artifacts On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong stepped from the Eagle Lunar Module and made his “one giant leap for mankind.” To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is showcasing a host of stunning artifacts from the epic mission....
05:30, 2019-06-15

NASA to unseal moon rock samples from the Apollo missions HOUSTON — Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have touched. The restricted lab is home to hundreds of pounds of moon rocks collected by Apollo astronauts close to a half-century ago. And for the first time in decades, NASA is about to open some of the......
04:30, 2019-06-28

Apollo 11 flight director remembers historic mission to the Moon For many Americans, the first Moon landing serves as a historic -but distant- memory. Current generations learn about the event from parents or a textbook, but for flight director Gene Kranz the mission is personal....
18:45, 2019-07-15

Prisoners of the Moon review – the dark side of the Apollo 11 story This unsettling documentary focuses on an engineer from Nazi Germany who was a key player in America’s lunar programmeThis considered documentary blends archive, original interviews and reconstruction to track down an ugly, sticky thread from the great tapestry of self-congratulation that is forming...
11:15, 2019-07-04

Archival footage, audio immerses viewers in Apollo: Missions to the Moon Walter Schirra in Command Module on Apollo 7. [credit: NASA/National Archives and Records Administration ] This year makes the 50th anniversary of the first manned lunar landing, so natural...
04:45, 2019-07-08

50 years after Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong's sons describe the day their dad walked on the Moon On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong’s sons Mark and Rick were at the family home in Houston watching on TV as their father stepped off the Eagle lunar module and into the pages of history....
18:00, 2019-06-14

NASA will finally let scientists play with Moon rocks from the Apollo campaign It’s been a while since NASA astronauts last explored the lunar surface. During the Apollo missions which first saw man set foot on another astronomical body, the brave space travelers brought back more than their fair share of artifacts when they returned to Earth. Now, after decades of waiti...
04:15, 2019-06-28

Apollo 11: Former NASA intern bought original Moon landing recordings for $217, could be worth $2M A set of original videotape recordings of the Apollo 11 Moon landing that were bought for $217.77 at a government surplus auction by a former NASA intern in the 1970s could raise up to $2 million when they are auctioned this month....
03:15, 2019-07-02

NASA reopens Apollo mission control in time for Moon landing anniversary The fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing is rapidly approaching, and NASA is determined to mark it in a fitting way: by restoring the hub of Apollo's operations to its former glory. The agency has reopened Apollo mission control at the......
23:45, 2019-06-29

'None of them looked like me': Why Brianna Mason resolved to be the first black Miss Tennessee Brianna Mason spent four years working to reach her goal of becoming the first African American crowned Miss Tennessee. Next up: Miss America.        ...
17:30, 2019-07-01

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin recalls first moments on the moon on 50th anniversary of mission "To me, it was the dream we had all signed up to chase, what we had imagined, worked and trained for, the apex of national service to a country we unabashedly loved," Buzz Aldrin said.        ...
14:30, 2019-07-16

Apollo astronaut recounts Mission Control during Moon landing: 'It was tense, because this was the real thing now' On July 20, 1969, Apollo astronaut Fred Haise was at NASA’s Mission Control in Houston when the Eagle lunar module descended to the surface of the Moon....
00:00, 2019-07-13

Apollo 11 flight plan and NASA memo discussing Neil Armstrong’s first words on the Moon up for auction A preliminary flight plan and a NASA memo discussing Neil Armstrong’s historic first words on the Moon are among a host of artifacts from the historic Apollo 11 mission that are up for auction next month....
23:00, 2019-06-27

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins reveals unseen photo of Moon landing crew he 'found at the bottom of a box' Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins has revealed a previously unseen photo of the famous Moon landing crewmembers that he “found at the bottom of a box.”...
22:45, 2019-06-18

When America landed on the moon, the whole world did It was an American mission to land on the moon. But it would have been impossible without the rest of the world. The Apollo program relied on a global network of tracking stations and their engineers....
15:45, 2019-07-12

'It’s like we’re not even human': the reality of being a trans black woman in America A spate of murders in Texas has triggered old traumas and the harsh reminder of just how dangerous being trans black woman isLeShay Weeks almost didn’t make it to the party. For 18 years, she has managed to avoid the south Dallas intersection where her friend Teniesha Johnson was murdered in front o...
20:30, 2019-06-27

Bill Cosby Called Himself 'America's Dad' and Black Twitter Determined That Was a Lie Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby might be a lot of things—an alleged serial rapist, “a sexually violent predator,” inmate number NN7687—but one title he can no longer claim is “America’s Dad.”...
21:30, 2019-06-17

Meet the man bringing craft beer to black America, one book at a time His book is called This Ain’t The Beer That You’re Used To, but Dom “Doochie” Cook is also not the beer writer that you’re used to. I’ve read a lot of beer books, and I’ve never seen proper beer and food pairing described as “like Jadakiss and Styles P going back and forth on a Swizz track in the ea...
21:15, 2019-05-22

At America’s research universities, “the number of black tenured faculty members grew by only one-te At America’s research universities, “the number of black tenured faculty members grew by only one-tenth of a percent from 2013 to 2017, to comprise 4 percent of the total tenured faculty. The number of Hispanic and Latino tenured faculty members also grew by less than 1 percent... [to] 4.6 percent o...
18:15, 2019-07-03

Taraji Henson’s Groundbreaking Mental Health Summit Is Sure to Make an Impact on Black America’s Quiet Crisis What Taraji P. Henson has been able to do with her first Boris L. Henson Foundation benefit and conference last weekend was nothing short of a revelation—and right on time....
19:00, 2019-06-14

NASA Administrator to Talk Moon Landing Anniversary, Moon to Mars Plans Just days before the 50th anniversary of one of humanity’s greatest achievements – astronauts first walking on the Moon – NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT on Monday, July 15....
17:30, 2019-07-12

Trinamool's Moon Moon Sen Loses To Babul Supriyo In Bengal's Asansol Moon Moon Sen, the actor-turned-politician, was the Trinamool's "giant slayer" in 2014. She lost to BJP's Babul Supriyo in Asansol as the BJP secured a thumping victory in the national elections....
04:15, 2019-05-24

BJP's Babul Supriyo On Verge Of Victory Against Moon Moon Sen In Asansol Union Minister Babul Supriyo, the BJP candidate from Bengal's Asansol, dabbles in a number of roles. He is a singer, television host and even an actor. He joined politics in 2014 and won an unlikely......
04:15, 2019-05-24

Israel’s SpaceIL, which crashed its lander into the Moon, now says the Moon isn’t challenging enough It’s only been a few months since Israel’s nonprofit space group SpaceIL attempted a soft landing on the Moon. It would have been an extraordinary accomplishment, and the first privately-funded lunar landing ever, but it didn’t exactly go as planned. The lander crashed, and SpaceIL...
04:15, 2019-06-28

First Dog on the Moon and the guest of honour in the desert who never turned up | First Dog on the Moon Rangers and scientists and a white cartoonist converge for the night parrot but where is the night parrot???Greetings from Paruku. I’m here at the Species of the Desert Festival having a lovely time. We are 12 hours drive eastish from Broome on the shores of (currently empty) Lake Gregory (Paruku) n...
10:00, 2019-06-24

Is breast really best? I looked at all the data to find out Breast milk is said to make your child healthier and smarter, leading women who are unable to breastfeed to feel immense shame. But do all the claims about its benefits add up?When I was pregnant with my first child, I was committed to breastfeeding. I wanted to do what was best for my baby, and it ...
20:30, 2019-06-20

Tough draw? I've not looked at it, says Barty New world No.1 and Wimbledon top seed Ash Barty says she has not even glanced at the All England Club draw, which considering the obstacles in her quarter, is just as well....
00:15, 2019-06-30

This Is What a Drift Competition Looked Like in 1990 Competitive drifting came to America in 2003, and everyone always knew that it had happened in Japan for longer than that. As you can see here, a whole lot longer....
04:15, 2019-06-09

Here's What The Unreleased Terminator NES Game Looked Like In 1989, Japanese developer/publisher Sunsoft revealed The Terminator, an NES game based on the hit 1984 Arnold Schwarzenegger film. One year later, after Sunsoft lost the movie rights, the game was modified and released as generic sci-fi platformer Journey to Silius. Video game history and preserva...
21:30, 2019-07-08

As PM Modi Looked Set For Epic Return, What His Brother Said Prahlad Modi today congratulated his brother and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the BJP's massive victory in the Lok Sabha election. "The news of my wife's death was sad and the house was in a......
11:30, 2019-05-23

The Slot The President Changed His Hair and It Actually Looked Better? The Slot The President Changed His Hair and It Actually Looked Better? | Deadspin Richie Incognito Will Get Work As Long As The NFL Mistakes Fear For Strength | Splinter Fox News Host Tries and Fails to Shut Down Kirsten Gillibrand’s Attacks on His Network | The Root Raymond Santana Supports Boycott...
18:45, 2019-06-03

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Black Queer Man Writes About Black Queer Life for Black Queer Kids With All Boys Aren’t Blue, George Johnson is the latest at-bat in what is shaping up to be a burgeoning, yet bountiful genre, that of black queer men coming of age. Yet, unlike Darnell Moore’s No Ashes in the Fire or Michael Arceneaux’s I Can’t Date Jesus, or DeRay Mckesson’s On The Other Side of F...
23:00, 2019-06-06

See What the Cast of Notting Hill Looked Like at the Movie's Premiere 20 Years Ago We're just fans, sitting at our desks, asking for a few throwback photos from one of the most iconic Julia Roberts movies ever! On May 28, 1999, Notting Hill hit theaters and our......
21:00, 2019-05-28

Mother of burned student told daughter he looked like ‘Frankenstein’ The mother of the Beacon High School student severely burned in a botched chemistry experiment testified that her son looked like “a monster” as he emerged in public for the very first time Tuesday. A grim-faced Alonzo Yanes, wearing a baseball cap and blue Eddie Bauer windbreaker that a...
20:00, 2019-06-18

Here's What Southern California's 7.1-Magnitude Earthquake Looked Like Interrupting Four Sports Events Southern California was hit with a 7.1-magnitude earthquake on Friday night, the second quake that part of the country had experienced in two days. The seismic activity was enough to interrupt four sporting events that were going on at the time, including one World Series of Poker tournament that ha...
18:30, 2019-07-06

Beyoncé, Cassie and Alicia Keys: See What the BET Awards Red Carpet Looked Like 10 Years Ago Talk about a blast from the past! The 2019 BET Awards are quickly coming up, with star-studded performances by Lizzo, Cardi B and more. As for the awards, Cardi B is taking center-stage......
19:45, 2019-06-21

The Orion spacecraft flew Tuesday morning and it looked pretty spectacular At 7am ET on Tuesday morning, a Peacekeeper missile launched a boilerplate Orion spacecraft. It went fast. Early on Tuesday morning, a former Peacekeeper missile lofted a boilerplate Orion spacecraft to an altitude just shy of 10km before a powerful escape mo...
19:45, 2019-07-02

DVLA sale of driver details to private parking firms looked at by authorities News 10 Jun, 2019 The DVLA issues millions of driver’s details to private parking companies each year, raising concerns over data privacy...
23:15, 2019-06-10

Miley Cyrus, Kristen Stewart and Sandra Bullock: See What the MTV Movie Awards Looked Like 10 Years Ago 2009 was a year that will forever stand out in pop culture history. Hannah Montana: The Movie premiered, the Black Eyed Peas released their hit song "Boom Boom Pow" and The Hills......
14:15, 2019-06-16

12 photos that show what New York, London, and other major cities almost looked like, based on old city designs Companies like Barratt London and NetCredit found old city plans and reimagined what these cities could have looked like, had those plans been realized. One architect, for example, wanted to turn the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco into a desalination station that would have made water from the...
04:15, 2019-06-18

Meghan Markle’s First Major Post-Baby Outing at Trooping the Colour 2019 Looked Like a Lot of Fun It may have been Queen Elizabeth II’s party, but at Trooping the Colour 2019 on Saturday, all eyes were on new parents Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. The couple appeared together for the first major public event since Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor’s bir...
17:00, 2019-06-08

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense moments when a security guard pulled a gun on him and tried to arrest the POLICE OFFICER for carrying...
18:30, 2019-07-14

The Clippers reportedly looked into buying Kawhi Leonard's signature logo from Nike to woo him in free agency John Raoux/AP The Los Angeles Clippers considered buying Kawhi Leonard's personal "Klaw" logo from Nike to woo him in free agency this summer, according to a report from The New York Times. According to the report, Nike would not be willing to sell the logo to prevent New Balance, Leonard's new spo...
23:45, 2019-05-30

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people still matter, and a special guest power-ranking judge. This week, me (Dr. Jason Johnson, Politics Editor at The Root) and Marcus Ferrell, former African...
23:45, 2019-07-11

NIH begins HIV vaccine trials in North America, South America, Europe The National Institutes of Health announced plans to begin a phase of trials on Monday on a new HIV vaccine in North and South America, and Europe, which complement an ongoing study with women in Africa....
23:00, 2019-07-15

'Shopping while black': Yes, bias against black customers is real Name a store, and I’ll bet I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there, writes Cassi Pittman ClaytorName a store, any store, from Fifth Avenue to Main Street, and I’ll bet that I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there. The beauty chain Sephora recentl...
10:45, 2019-06-24

Alligator in South Carolina rescued after soccer ball found lodged in mouth: 'It looked like he wasn't alive' An alligator in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina was rescued after it was found with a green soccer ball lodged in its mouth — an item that had reportedly been stuck in the gator’s jaws for days. ...
20:30, 2019-07-10

Everything to Know About July’s Full Buck Moon — the First Full Moon of Summer Calling all stargazers! The so-called Full Buck Moon is on the horizon — so get ready to enjoy the show. As astronomy buffs might already know, this month’s full moon is due on July 16, and brings with it a partial lunar eclipse that’s expected to be visible on every continent arou...
15:45, 2019-07-14

America's Least American-Style Car Was Also One of America's Most Influential Happy Fourth of July, fellow Americans! And, everyone else, have a beer and a hot dog on me! By me, I mean the United States government, who I’m sure will reimburse you promptly. Today I’d like to celebrate an under-appreciated American hero, that least-American-seeming of American cars: the Chevrol...
00:30, 2019-07-05

LeBron James' son pulled off a chase-down block that looked just like his dad's legendary one Bronny James pulled off a chase-down block that looked like LeBron's legendary one in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals.        ...
01:30, 2019-05-28

After 6 years with the Chase Sapphire Preferred as my go-to card, I upgraded to the Sapphire Reserve and I've never looked back Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network if you apply for a credit card, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective Shayanne Gal/Business Insider The Chase Sapphire Preferred Card and Chase Sapphire Reserve are both popular trav...
07:30, 2019-06-06

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black Mirror. Read more......
02:30, 2019-05-26

‘I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman’: Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix’s See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Caribbean-American culture combine to show another side of the science-fiction genre. Directed by Stefon Bristol and produced by Spike Lee, See You Yesterd...
23:45, 2019-05-25

America the Beautiful, America the Cruel The Fourth of July, or the Fourth of You Lie as we black folks like to call it, is here again. And we’ll be inundated with bold-faced lies about American exceptionalism. You’ll hear it from television commentators. From politicians. From dudes wearing a red, white and blue t-shirt…made in China....
17:45, 2019-07-04

Apollo to Buy Shutterfly, Snapfish Apollo Global Management is buying Shutterfly and Snapfish, which the private-equity giant plans to combine to create a bigger player in online-photo services....
03:30, 2019-06-11

Apollo 11: Mission Out of Control The inside story of how Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin struggled to touch down on the moon, while their guidance computer kept crashing. Again and again....
21:45, 2019-06-27

Apollo 11 controller was lone woman in sea of men Amid the sea of white shirts, black ties and pocket protectors inside NASA's firing room for the liftoff of Apollo 11 sat JoAnn Morgan.       ...
18:30, 2019-07-15

Via the BBC, find out how Apollo 11’s Eagle actually landed Enlarge (credit: NASA) With the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing fast approaching, there's a veritable deluge of programs, events, and media of various forms, all dedicated to recapturing an astonishing moment in humanity's collective history. All of these things face a serious challenge...
18:15, 2019-06-23

The World Watched Apollo 11 Together. Here's the Evidence From the beaches of Florida and department store TVs to mission control and Parisian living rooms, everyone witnessed the mission's launch and landing....
13:15, 2019-07-16

Apollo 11 Had a Hidden Hero: Software The moon landing was one of the most important moments in the history of computing, laying the foundations for everything from fly-by-wire cockpits to the smartphones in our hands....
19:45, 2019-07-15

Seven inventions from the Apollo space program we still use today It’s been nearly 50 years since NASA put man on the Moon but many of the technologies invented for the groundbreaking Apollo space program are still used in our lives on Earth today. From the tiny cameras in our cellphones to the heat-proof uniforms used by firefighters to protect them from th...
00:30, 2019-07-09

You can own a flag from the Apollo 11 mission, if your pockets are deep enough We’re now just one month away from the 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 mission to the Moon, and owners of some seriously sought-after space relics are putting their memorabilia on the auction block in the hopes of capitalizing on the hype. RR Auction is hosting the bidding for a num...
09:30, 2019-06-21

Technology that changed us: The 1970s, from Pong to Apollo In this 50-year retrospective, we're not just looking at technology year by year, we're looking at technologies that had an impact on us, paved the way for the future, and changed us, in ways good and bad....
23:45, 2019-06-28

Introducing a New Generation of Kids to the Apollo Program On the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, these picture books show young readers the historic journey — and some of the 410,000 people who made it possible....
10:00, 2019-07-02

Mission Control restored 50 years after Apollo 11 NASA’s old Mission Control in Houston has been meticulously restored to the way it looked 50 years ago when two men first landed on the moon. It was last used for space shuttle flights in the 1990s. It opens to the public next week. (June 28)       ...
11:45, 2019-06-28

Over-the-top ways to celebrate Apollo 11's 50th anniversary From museum exhibitions to outdoor fairs, you'll find hundreds of celebrations in honor of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11. Here are some great ways to mark the moon landing across the United States....
21:30, 2019-07-13

Google recreates Apollo 11's command module with AR The 50th anniversary of our first successful trip to the moon is fast approaching. And Google, which rarely shies away from marking a significant moment in history, has laid out some of the ways in which it'll celebrate the half-century since Apollo......
17:15, 2019-07-10

Apollo 11 tapes bought for $218 may sell for millions after nearly being lost Tapes identified in 2008 as the only surviving original recording of the first moon landing in 1969 are to go up for auction in JulyWhen Gary George bought a truckload of videotapes for $218 from a US government surplus auction more than 40 years ago, he planned to sell them to television stations –...
19:45, 2019-06-28

Apollo 11 review – stunning return to an incredible journey Featuring previously unseen footage, this electrifying documentary marks 50 years since the first moon landingSometimes gush is the only appropriate response and the amazingness never gets any less amazing. The 50-year anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon launch has now been marked by this fascinating ...
11:45, 2019-06-28

Apollo 11: The songs astronauts listen to above Earth may surprise you The 50th anniversary of the moon landing on July 20, 1969 is approaching. Celebrate with this Spotify tracklist.       ...
18:30, 2019-07-15

Apollo 11 Module Coming To Cincinnati Museum Center CINCINNATI (LEX 18) – As we approach the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the Cincinnati Museum Center and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service have announced that CMC will be the fifth and final stop on the national tour of the Smithsonian’s traveling exhibition Destination...
22:30, 2019-06-14

Apollo space program spawned technologies, products still in use NASA has been erroneously credited with inventing a handful of things -- Tang, Velcro and computer chips, to name a few -- but America's space agency really is responsible for many innovations still in use....
15:45, 2019-07-04

A guide to TV specials marking Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary The year 2019 has, and will continue to be, one of celebrating anniversaries — including the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, which launched astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins to the Moon. On July 20, 1969, Armstrong became the first man in history to set foot on the mo...
02:45, 2019-07-06

Rockets, parties, astronauts mark Apollo 11 anniversary across U.S. The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission -- the first time men walked on the moon -- will be celebrated with events, many in the places that helped make it happen, from Houston to Cape Canaveral, Fla....
11:30, 2019-06-11

Astronomers Just About Certain They Found the Apollo 10 Lunar Module Floating in Space It’s always a good idea to do a real dry run before doing something big. Like, you’re not going to try and bust out your full interpretive-dance karaoke of Radar Love without trying it out in front of the mirror first, right? Of course not. The same was true for NASA and the Apollo moon landings. Th...
02:00, 2019-06-12

Steve Lacy: Apollo XXI review – a casually confident kaleidoscope (3QTR) As a teenager, Steve Lacy released two albums with funk troupe the Internet, one of them Grammy-nominated; he also released a solo EP, and, often building beats purely on his iPhone, worked with Kendrick Lamar, Solange, Vampire Weekend and many others. He also became a Louis Vuitton model. At...
14:45, 2019-05-24

Lego is releasing an Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set for its 50th anniversary The 50th anniversary of the human race's first trip to the moon is fast approaching, and Lego is marking the milestone with a NASA Apollo 11 lunar lander set. It'll be available June 1st for $100....
03:15, 2019-05-31

LEGO released a new Apollo 11 Lunar Lander, and it looks pretty great LEGO's new set recreates the Apollo 11 Moon landing. [credit: LEGO ] We are now just a matter of weeks away from the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 landing on the Moon, and the people at LEG...
18:45, 2019-05-30

NASA's method of paying for its giant rocket belongs in the Apollo era Contracts that leave NASA meeting all the extra development costs for its Space Launch System make no sense when firms like SpaceX offer fixed-price flights...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Apollo 11 at 50: Space program transfixed Americans, changed pop culture Manned space missions since 1961 have influenced pop culture -- entertainment, architecture, fashion, consumer goods and language. The Apollo 11 moon landing was the pinnacle....
14:30, 2019-06-19

8 Places You Can Visit to Celebrate Apollo 11’s 50th Anniversary This Week As the country prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s mission to the moon, a number of destinations with links to the historic journey are holding events to commemorate the occasion. From the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum in Washington, D.C. to Kennedy Space Center...
17:30, 2019-07-15

Baidu releases Apollo 5.0 with upgrades for ‘complex’ road scenarios The latest release of Baidu's open source software platform for autonomous vehicles development -- Apollo 5.0 -- boasts improved perception models.Read More...
14:45, 2019-07-01

Buyout firm Apollo Global agrees to acquire Shutterfly Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC said on Monday it had agreed to acquire U.S. digital imaging company Shutterfly Inc for $2.7 billion, including the company's $900 million debt....
04:15, 2019-06-11

Watch Apple’s trailer for its show about the Apollo 11 mission, For All Mankind In March, Apple offered us a glimpse of the range of TV shows it’s launching with its new service, Apple TV+. You can get a taste of the upcoming content right now, with the trailer for the show, For All Mankind. Created by Ronald Moore (of Star Trek and Battlestar Galactica fame), the series is cen...
11:45, 2019-07-16

Eat like an Apollo 11 astronaut at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, a special menu will be served at two restaurants at Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport....
18:30, 2019-06-23

Astronomers Think They’ve Finally Found the Lost Lunar Module From Apollo 10 A discarded Apollo 10 lunar module known as “Snoopy” has been drifting in space for the past 50 years, its location a complete mystery. Now, after a meticulous eight-year search, a team of astronomers suspect they’ve finally found it.Read more......
08:30, 2019-06-12

An Aerospace Engineer Figured Out How To Get Lego's Apollo 11 Lunar Lander To Fly It’s not quite as challenging as actually landing a pair of astronauts on the moon, but aerospace engineer and talented toy hacker Adam Woodworth has managed to upgrade Lego’s Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set with all the motors and electronics needed to make it actually fly and recreate that memorable la...
04:30, 2019-07-06

Don't miss: Apollo 11 recalled, mapping galaxies and a space thriller Catch a podcast about the first moon landing, read about the Milky Way’s crowded backyard, and play the part of an AI in a game set on a malfunctioning space station...
04:45, 2019-05-22

LEGO celebrates Apollo 11 with a lovely, bricky Lunar Lander The 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and the first lunar landing is approaching, and there will be no shortage of fanfare — so why shouldn’t LEGO get in on the fun? This Lunar Lander set looks like a great way to celebrate the missions of the space program’s past, while the space station an...
08:45, 2019-05-31

Computer from NASA’s Apollo program reprogrammed to mine bitcoin Enlarge / DSKY unit of the Apollo Guidance Computer in the National Air and Space Museum. Shirriff used a different unit that belongs to a private collector. (credit: Tamorlan) Among the many technological breakthroughs of NASA's Apollo project to land a man on the Moon was the Apollo Guidance Co...
15:45, 2019-07-10

A NASA Intern Bought Apollo 11 Videotapes for $218. Now They’re Going to Auction for Millions Three reels of videotape from NASA’s Apollo 11 mission described as “the only surviving first-generation recordings of the historic moon walk” will be auctioned at Sotheby’s on Saturday, the day of the moon landing’s 50th anniversary. The footage offers “unrestore...
17:30, 2019-07-15

Apollo in talks to finance Dish Network bid for T-Mobile and Sprint assets The talks between Apollo and Dish demonstrate private equity interest in the wireless business as regulators are pushing to create a viable fourth U.S. wireless competitor, even as the nation's third- and fourth-largest carriers are combining....
04:15, 2019-06-15

CBS News is Livestreaming the Original Apollo 11 Launch Broadcast in Real Time Right Now CBS News is currently livestreaming its original broadcast from fifty years ago, when the original Apollo 11 crew launched from Kennedy Space Center in Florida to put the first humans on the Moon....
15:00, 2019-07-16

NASA intern paid $218 for Apollo 11 tapes — but they could fetch millions at auction A former NASA intern hopes to turn one small stash of videotapes into one giant payday when the only surviving original recording of Neil Armstrong setting foot on the moon will be auctioned. Gary George was a college student in 1976 when he bought more than 1,100 videotape reels from the space agen...
19:45, 2019-07-01

Apollo 11's 50th anniversary evokes glory, regret in space travel Fifty years after Apollo 11 astronauts were first to walk on the moon, the United States and the world are celebrating the historic achievement, while many also lament that moon missions ended decades ago....
02:45, 2019-06-11

First of 15 replicas of Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit unveiled at Nationals Park The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum on Tuesday unveiled the first of 15 life-sized statues of Neil Armstrong's spacesuit from his historic walk on the moon. The resin statue was put on view at Nationals Park....
02:15, 2019-06-05

TIME Launches Space Newsletter Ahead of the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 On July 12, TIME is launching a new weekly space newsletter, to be published each Friday, analyzing space exploration, spaceflight, and the aerospace business. TIME has been at the forefront of space reporting for decades, dating back to groundbreaking coverage of NASA’s Mercury, Gemini and Ap...
17:45, 2019-07-08

Real Housewives of Atlanta's Apollo Nida Released From Prison After 5 Years Apollo Nida is one step closer to complete freedom. E! News can confirm the former Real Housewives of Atlanta star was released from prison at the Fort Dix Correctional......
21:15, 2019-06-04

Exclusive: Buyout firm Apollo Global in the lead to acquire Shutterfly Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC is in the lead to acquire Shutterfly Inc after making the highest offer for the U.S. digital imaging company, people familiar with the matter said on Monday....
19:00, 2019-06-10

Apollo veteran overwhelmed by restored mission control—“I hear the voices” Gene Kranz returned to his second home last Friday, the Apollo Mission Control room. [credit: NASA ] Last week, NASA unveiled a restored Apollo Mission Control room at Johnson Space Center. ...
05:45, 2019-07-02

Sotheby's 'Space Exploration' exhibit, auction timed to Apollo 11 anniversary Sotheby's this weekend will begin displaying items from the collections of astronauts involved in NASA's mission to land on the moon ahead of a planned New York auction later this month....
06:30, 2019-07-13

Ta-Nehisi Coates Named Apollo Theater’s Inaugural Artist-in-Residence On Monday, the Apollo Theater announced that Ta-Nehisi Coates—the critically acclaimed writer who recently presented his case for reparations during a riveting Congressional testimony—has been named its inaugural Artist-in-Residence....
00:15, 2019-07-02

Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise recounts ill-fated mission: 'We never got to the edge of the cliff' On April 11, 1970, NASA astronaut Fred Haise was preparing to follow in the footsteps of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin and walk on the surface of the Moon....
00:00, 2019-07-13

Apollo in talks to finance Dish Network bid for T-Mobile, Sprint assets - sources Private equity group Apollo Global Management is in talks with satellite TV provider Dish Network to finance a bid for wireless assets that will be divested in the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint Corp, according to two people familiar with the matter....
08:00, 2019-06-15

NASA’s restored Apollo Mission Control is a slice of 60s life, frozen in amber Standing at the top row of the MOCR looking forward. The consoles are all lit via internal LEDs powered by a Crestron commercial lighting system, and the positions are all dressed to appear as if the controllers had all gotten up mid-shift and walked out and left all their stuff behind. ...
17:45, 2019-06-28

Gene Kranz, NASA legend, brings Apollo Mission Control back to life The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing is rapidly approaching, and NASA is going all out to celebrate. We knew we’d get some retrospective videos, a few articles and interviews, but NASA really pulled out all the stops by reviving the Mission Control room of the Apollo 11 mission a...
22:45, 2019-07-01

NASA Invites Media to Opening of Newly-Restored Apollo Mission Control Center Fifty years ago, an unparalleled team of experts in a mission control center at NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston landed the first humans on the Moon. Media are invited to join NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine for the reopening of this historic and newly-restored facility at 9 a.m. CDT Friday...
01:15, 2019-06-21

Meet Poppy Northcutt, the Woman Who Helped Bring the Apollo 11 Astronauts Home Safely The boundary broken by the Apollo 11 astronauts, when they became the first humans to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969, is one of the most famous in history. But the Apollo program also saw other kinds of boundaries broken back on Earth. For example, Frances “Poppy” Northcutt was the fi...
02:00, 2019-07-09

Lunar eclipse 2019 UK: Everything you need to know as partial eclipse falls on Apollo 11 50th anniversary A partial lunar eclipse is set to be visible from the UK on Tuesday, coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 launching its mission to the Moon....
12:15, 2019-07-16

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins shares unreleased photo he found 'at the bottom of a box' Michael Collins, who was the Command Module pilot during the Apollo 11 mission, shared what he says is a previously unreleased photo of the crew.        ...
18:15, 2019-06-17

Everyone’s going to the moon again. But why? As the 50th anniversary of the first Apollo landing approaches, a host of countries are undertaking lunar missions. What’s behind the new space race?At 2.51am on Monday 15 July, engineers at India’s national spaceport at Sriharikota will blast their Chandrayaan-2 probe into orbit around the Earth. I...
16:15, 2019-07-06

It Is Really Really Hard to Go to the Moon India was supposed to launch a rocket today that would send a craft to the Moon’s surface, making it the fourth country ever to do so if successful. But with 56 minutes left in the countdown, everything came to a halt, because of a “technical snag.” It’s hard to get to the Moon....
16:45, 2019-07-15

Where were you when we landed on the moon? Where were you when we landed on the moon? In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, coming later in July, The Post is collecting stories from our readers about what they remember about that day, and how it impacted their lives. Email your tale to moon@nypost.com...
05:00, 2019-06-29

The Moon and Its Atmosphere: What You May Not Know Many people are convinced the Moon lacks an atmosphere. They believe it is directly exposed to the vacuum of space. But this is incorrect. In fact, there is an atmosphere on the Moon. It is far less dense than Earth’s and wouldn’t be safe to breathe. However, it does exist and has been measured, by ...
21:00, 2019-07-09

When the Strawberry Moon will be best for viewing The sweetest moon of the year is finally ripe for viewing. Father’s Day Sunday will end with a glorious full Strawberry Moon — as well as the perfect time to see Jupiter which will shine bright beside it. Eager skywatchers wanting to catch the exact moment the moon is 100% astronomically...
21:30, 2019-06-16

GPS on the Moon? NASA’s working on it If you’re driving your car from Portland to Merced, you probably rely on GPS to see where you are. But what if you’re driving your Moon rover from Oceanus Procellarum to the Sea of Tranquility? Actually, GPS should be fine — if this NASA research pans out. Knowing exactly where you are i...
00:15, 2019-07-04

There is water just under the surface of the moon that we could use When there’s a meteor shower on the moon, the impacts cause puffs of water, which means that it’ll be simple for us to get that water to use for exploration...
14:45, 2019-05-21

The Moon Sits for Its Portrait A trailblazing exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum explores our fascination with the moon, from the first time Galileo trained his telescope on it to the present....
18:15, 2019-07-03

India shoots for the moon India is looking to solidify its place among the world's spacefaring nations with its second unmanned mission to the moon. (July 12)        ...
12:15, 2019-07-12

How ‘The Twilight Zone’ First Saw Man on the Moon The 1959 pilot episode, airing a decade before the first moon landing, bore what would become the series’ hallmark: narrating Cold War anxieties through a mix of science and superstition....
20:15, 2019-06-27

10 of the best moon-landing anniversary events in the UK The 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s landing, on 20 July 1969, is being celebrated globally but giant leaps aren’t necessary for these ‘missions’ in the UKSeven metres in diameter, artist Luke Jerram’s spherical, internally lit lunar sculpture features detailed imagery of the moon’s surface from Nasa...
09:15, 2019-07-05

NASA is going back to the moon but most people in the US don't want to Most people in the US don’t support going to the moon or Mars, according to a recent survey, but about half say they’d take a trip to orbit Earth if given the chance...
18:45, 2019-06-21

Liftoff: the new race to the moon begins With Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Donald Trump and others making plans, the race is on to put people back on the moonFor Nasa employee Ryan Zeigler, the prospect of astronauts returning to the moon got real in late April. He took a call in his Houston laboratory from the space agency’s headquarters in Was...
19:00, 2019-05-27

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary body of the object is thought to be......
18:30, 2019-05-23

Super worm moon – in pictures Wednesday night’s rare occurrence of a super worm moon coincided with the equinox. The name is a nod to the emergence of worms from the soil around the time of the March full moon Continue reading......
17:15, 2019-05-21

Would your mobile phone be powerful enough to get you to the moon? Many people who are old enough to have experienced the first moon landing will vividly remember what it was like watching Neil Armstrong utter his famous quote: “That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”. Half a century later, the event is still one of the top achievements of hum...
13:30, 2019-07-16

Starwatch: a meeting between the moon and Jupiter There will be two celestial encounters to savour this weekWhereas our first lunar conjunction of the month (with Mars two weeks ago) took place when the moon was very young, this pairing with Jupiter takes place when the moon is just past full. Our natural satellite has begun this month’s waning pha...
17:15, 2019-05-21

50 years later, NASA headed to the moon again Nearly 50 years after Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon, part of the storied Apollo program, NASA officials announce they’re going back to the moon, permanently. (July 11)        ...
07:30, 2019-07-11

NASA shake-up in new race to the moon As NASA scrambles to meet U.S. President Donald Trump's mandate to return humans to the moon by 2024, two longtime heads of NASA's human exploration wing were demoted Wednesday in a slew of administrative shakeups, officials said in an internal memo....
11:45, 2019-07-11

A Father’s Day spectacle in the sky: Strawberry Moon (AccuWeather) – Father’s Day celebrations will end with a full ‘Strawberry Moon’, the first full moon in the month of June and the last full moon of spring. However, thunderstorms and partially cloudy skies will complicate viewing it in some portions of the United States but ...
08:00, 2019-06-17

Astronomers Think They’ve Spotted a Moon Forming Around an Exoplanet Scientists have detected a signal around an exoplanet that might be the signature of a circumplanetary disk—a disk of debris that could one day form into exomoons.Read more......
03:15, 2019-07-13

Strawberry Moon 2019: Best times to watch The Strawberry Moon for 2019 is arriving. Find out why this full moon gets its name and the best places to watch one. There's also a viewing bonus: Jupiter!...
17:30, 2019-06-16

Mysterious light flashes keep happening on the moon Researchers at Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg are using a new telescope in Spain to hopefully find some answers.        ...
20:15, 2019-06-04

Chandrayaan-2 To Head Near Moon's South Pole, Where Others Have Not Gone India's Chandrayaan-2 mission after its lift-off from Sriharikota will head close to the South Pole of the Moon for a soft landing. Almost the entire Chandrayaan-2's orbiter, lander and rover have......
06:15, 2019-07-13

Future moon missions probably won't carry astronauts - here's why Unlike the Apollo missions, the new era of moon exploration might be about mining, tourism or art. The reason we pick to return will define the moon's future...
20:00, 2019-07-09

For Trump, Kim and Moon, the DMZ Is for Diplomacy but Promises Are Hard to Keep The area that separates North and South Korea has played host to some big-time summits recently, but when it comes to old fashioned diplomacy, making Pyongyang stick to its pledges is as hard as it’s ever been....
22:00, 2019-07-03

Enheduanna: High Priestess of the Moon and the First Known Author The ancient Sumerian poet Enheduanna has a unique claim to fame: she was the first author in the world known by name. While there were previous instances of poems and stories written down, Enheduanna was the first to sign a name to her work. And what a work it was! Her text was so significant that i...
19:45, 2019-06-27

What are those mysterious flashes on the moon? One astronomer wants to find out Meteor impacts? Sparkling moon dust? The astronauts' golf clubs? Whatever they are, random, weird flashes of light on the moon have puzzled astronomers for years.        ...
22:45, 2019-06-03

Sorry, but NASA probably isn't sending astronauts to the moon in 2024 The Trump administration has set NASA an ambitious goal of returning to the moon, but the agency doesn't have enough money or the right spacecraft to achieve this...
14:45, 2019-05-21

One giant ... lie? Why so many people still think the moon landings were faked It all started with a man called Bill Kaysing and his pamphlet about ‘America’s $30bn swindle’ ...It took 400,000 Nasa employees and contractors to put Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon in 1969 – but only one man to spread the idea that it was all a hoax. His name was Bill Kaysing. It began...
08:45, 2019-07-10

Neptune’s smallest moon keeps getting smashed up and resurrected again A tiny moon of Neptune called Hippocamp, first spotted in 2013, has probably been smashed up and reassembled around nine times in the last 4 billion years...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Neil Armstrong: First Man on the Moon, and Its First Great Geologist Had the Apollo program stopped after July 21, 1969, another astronaut says, its lunar samples would have been enough to reshape knowledge of the solar system....
12:15, 2019-07-06

Look up! The Strawberry Moon will shine bright tonight Be sure to look up from your phones for a few minutes tonight to see the Strawberry moon, which will be visible all night from sundown to sunrise.        ...
18:15, 2019-06-17

|Moon-walkingtours,3D-printedroomservice,mobilesuites:Welcometothehotelof2119 From moon-walking mini-breaks to 3-D printed room service and personalised menus based on your biometrics, here's what the hotel of the future will look like, according to Hilton Hotels....
09:15, 2019-06-24

No, a “checklist error” did not almost derail the first moon landing Enlarge / Apollo 11's Eagle moves slowly away from Columbia and prepares for landing. (credit: NASA / Apollo Lunar Surface Journal) Update: It's Fourth of July weekend in the US, and Ars staff is off presumably safely operating fireworks and catching some R&R. With the 50th anniversary of the Apoll...
18:01, 2019-07-05

Celebrate the moon with the best films, books and festivals The 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing is coming. In honour of that, here is the cream of the cultural highlights celebrating all things lunar...
18:30, 2019-05-26

Forget the Moon—We Should Go to Jupiter’s Idyllic Europa NASA's Europa mission is struggling, but scientists are keeping the dream alive with exotic approaches to sampling that moon and its mysterious ocean....
17:30, 2019-07-05

Astronauts, not robots, essential to getting answers on the moon The scientific legacy of the Apollo program, including the first manned mission to the moon, is considerable. But there's a lot lunar scientists still aren't sure of -- questions unanswered and models in need of tweaks....
10:30, 2019-06-24

The Moon Is Shrinking, and It’s Causing Powerful ‘Moonquakes’ The moon is getting smaller, which causes wrinkles in its surface and moonquakes, according to a new study. As the moon’s interior cools, it shrinks, which causes its hard surface to crack and form fault lines, according to research sponsored by NASA. The moon has gotten about 150 feet skinnie...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Starwatch: a young crescent moon to watch out for After a total solar eclipse visible in South America, the end of the week will deliver a treatTowards the end of the week and moving into the weekend, look out for a young crescent moon in the western sky just after sunset. Having passed directly in front of the sun on 2 July to create a total solar...
09:45, 2019-07-01

NASA will send three landers from three different companies to the Moon NASA plans to return humans to the Moon within the next five years. That’s a tall order and, while many people remain skeptical that the agency can pull it off without the massive increase in budget that it has yet to receive, NASA is pushing forward with a trio of unmanned missions that will ...
00:15, 2019-06-06

Ancient Origins of the Moon: Was it Once Part of Earth? The origin of the Moon has been a subject of research for many years and theories about its creation abound. Hypotheses vary from non-scientific proposals, such as that the Moon is a spaceship, to the currently favored idea that it was formed more than 4.5 billion years ago from a dense cloud of deb...
14:45, 2019-06-14

Next person on the moon will be a woman, says NASA chief NASA chief Jim Bridenstine has told Sky News he believes the next person to walk on the moon will be a woman - as he warned that space is "getting more and more dangerous" with some nations intent on destroying it....
20:45, 2019-07-15

NASA estimates it will need up to $30 billion for moon landing NASA has touted its bold plan to return American astronauts to the moon by 2024 for months. Now we're starting to get an idea of how much it will cost....
19:45, 2019-06-14

The Latest: Moon: Trump-Kim handshake would be ‘historic’ South Korean President Moon Jae-in says that a potential handshake between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the Demilitarized Zone would represent “a significant milestone” and be an “historic event.”...
06:15, 2019-06-30

Japan gets ‘all clear’ to mine Mars’ moon Japan is ready to mine Mars’ largest moon after successfully completing all of the compulsory “space contamination” paperwork. Japanese space agency JAXA hopes to travel to the Mars moon, drill into it and then bring a piece of it back to Earth for investigation. Mars actually has ...
21:30, 2019-05-21

Moon-Landing Technology May Help New Transportation Take Flight The next generation of travel—including the possible return of commercial supersonic airliners—is looking to materials developed for the extreme conditions of the Apollo program....
06:30, 2019-07-15

Hitting the Books: An army of temps put a man on the moon Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought-provoking books on science and technology we can find and......
21:45, 2019-05-25

The Moon’s largest crater is hiding something, and astronomers don’t know what Compared to other bodies in our Solar System, Earth’s moon isn’t particularly huge. However, its relatively small size belies one of its most interesting features, which is a colossal crater measuring over 1,500 miles across. Now, researchers believe the crater, which forms a huge basin ...
12:45, 2019-06-12

India delays mission to land a rover on the moon India's historic mission to land a rover on the surface of the moon was called off Monday due to a "technical snag," the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) said....
05:45, 2019-07-15

China’s Chang’E-4 may have landed near pieces of the Moon’s interior Enlarge / The original Yutu rover, shown on the Moon. (credit: NASA) While some of the details are still being worked out, it's generally agreed that the Moon formed when a Mars-sized body collided with the early Earth. Some of the debris put into orbit by the collision would then go on to condens...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Intense work being done on rocket to set up moon base: NASA Crews are working around the clock at a NASA rocket factory, intent on meeting a new fall 2020 deadline to test launch a mega-rocket designed to propel astronauts to the moon and beyond....
04:30, 2019-06-29

Strange mass found hidden under a crater on the moon Baylor University researchers found a huge mass under the South Pole-Aitken basin that’s about five times larger than the Big Island of Hawaii.       ...
21:15, 2019-06-11

India set to land rover on moon in second lunar mission BENGALURU — India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon. The mission, if successful, would make India only the fourth country behind the United States,...
17:15, 2019-06-12

The mesmerizing Moon: An astrophysicist unravels its pull on people Marking the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing, DW spoke with astrophysicist and author Ben Moore about how people have mythologized the Moon over the ages....
17:15, 2019-07-15

Billionaire Wanted To Orbit Moon, But Ended Up In Court Harald McPike had been to the North Pole. The South Pole. Climbed the tallest peak in Africa, the volcano that is the highest point on Earth and the mountain that's not Everest but gives you a great......
10:30, 2019-05-28

Adani: It all looks dodgy as hell and none of it has been explained properly | First Dog on the Moon You deserve better, Queensland, even though you don’t seem to think you doSign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue reading......
09:00, 2019-06-14

Japan wants to launch the first ever rover to visit a Martian moon In 2024, Japan wants to send a rover to one of Mars’s moons, Phobos and Deimos. Samples taken there could help us sort out how they formed and whether they hold ice...
14:45, 2019-06-20

Americans prefer asteroid tracking over moon visit Americans prefer a space program focusing on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research into our cosmos and robotic space probes over human exploration of Mars or the moon, a new poll shows. (June 20)       ...
08:00, 2019-06-20

China's rover peeks under the crust of the far side of the moon China's Yutu 2 rover on the far side of the moon has found material from deep under the satellite's crust, which we have never been able to study before...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Destiny 2 Leak Reveals Shadowkeep Expansion, Set On The Moon A spanking hot new leak has revealed the next Destiny 2 expansion, and it’s set in the place from which wizards come. Shadowkeep, which will take Destiny players back to the moon, will go live this fall....
22:45, 2019-06-04

First private mission to the moon is launched on SpaceX rocket The moon has only ever been visited by government superpowers, but a small Israeli non-profit called SpaceIL is about to change that with its lunar lander...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Israel's Beresheet lunar lander has crashed on the moon The first privately funded lunar lander, SpaceIL’s Beresheet spacecraft, suffered an engine failure and crashed as it was attempting to land on the moon...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Americans aren’t interested in the Moon and Mars—and that’s understandable Enlarge / Mars or the Moon? It’s a debate that has bedeviled NASA for decades. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Nearly two years ago, Vice President Mike Pence made the administration's space policy official, saying NASA would re-focus its program around "establishing a renewed American pres...
03:45, 2019-06-21

Moon rocks can tell us where life could thrive beyond the solar system Moon rocks collected by the Apollo missions contain a pristine record of Earth's history. Reading it can teach us where best to look for habitable exoplanets...
00:45, 2019-07-09

‘MOONRISE’ project will use lasers to melt Moon dust Building a structure anywhere other than Earth is something that has never been done before… at least by mankind. We all like to imagine a colony of settlers eventually taking up residence on a place like Mars, but Earth’s Moon is the much more likely location for humans to construct th...
01:30, 2019-05-30

India Plans to Launch Moon Mission in July (Bloomberg) — India will launch a lunar mission on July 15, attempting to become the fourth country to land on the moon and cementing its place among the world’s space faring nations. The Chandrayaan-2 mission aims to deliver a rover to an elevated plane close to the uncharted lunar Sout...
16:45, 2019-06-12

India’s moon mission Chandrayaan 2 delayed just before launch Just before the intended launch of India’s Chandrayaan 2 mission to the moon’s south pole, a “technical snag” with the rocket caused it to be called off for now...
17:00, 2019-07-15

Dark side of moon landings: 11 things you didn't know The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission which took man to the moon is fast approaching, and the story will be retold many times - but what are the secrets that people aren't really aware of?...
06:45, 2019-07-15

What's Causing the Huge Mass Anomaly Beneath the Moon? The far side of the Moon contains an enormous and very weird structure at its South Pole. And scientists think they might know the source of this anomaly.Read more......
08:30, 2019-06-12

South Korea's Moon says Trump-Kim handshake at DMZ would be a milestone A handshake between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the inter-Korean border would be a "significant milestone" in the process of denuclearizing North Korea, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday....
08:30, 2019-06-30

The US wants to send astronauts to the moon’s south pole in 2024 Vice president Mike Pence has announced that NASA’s newest goal is to land astronauts on the south pole of the moon by 2024, in an effort to beat Russia and China...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Robots to install telescopes to peer into cosmos from the moon As the United States races to put humans back on the moon for the first time in 50 years, a NASA-funded lab in Colorado aims to send robots there to deploy telescopes that will look far into our galaxy, remotely operated by orbiting astronauts....
19:30, 2019-07-15

A Collision With a Dwarf Planet Likely Caused Our Moon to Become Lopsided Our Moon features a nearside and far side with dramatically different geological features. This anomaly has puzzled scientists for years, but new computer simulations suggest the Moon’s asymmetric disposition can be traced back to an ancient collision with another object—possibly a dwarf planet. Rea...
07:30, 2019-05-22

To Moon And Back: 50 Years On, A Giant Leap Into Unknown The first four days of Apollo 11's journey to the Moon had gone according to plan, but just twenty minutes before landing, the atmosphere grew tense as the crew encountered a series of problems....
05:45, 2019-07-14

Trump Gets Trolled After Tweeting That the Moon Is Part of Mars Donald Trump has left people astonished with his knowledge of space and the universe and has become a laughing stock yet again after he claimed that the Moon is a part of Mars....
13:15, 2019-06-08

New evidence reveals Saturn’s moon might actually support life The possibility that Saturn’s moon Enceladus could support life has strengthened after researchers determined its ocean is likely 1 billion years old, placing it in the sweet spot. Speaking at the 2019 Astrobiology Science Conference last month, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center scientist Marc ...
00:45, 2019-07-04

Met exhibit sends you to the moon 50 years after lunar landing For as long as we’ve looked up, we’ve wondered about the moon. It wasn’t until 1610 that Galileo, armed with a homemade telescope, sketched a landscape like our own, riddled with valleys, craters and mountains. But only with the advent of photography did we get a clear picture of our favorite celest...
05:15, 2019-07-13

Trump wants NASA to go to Mars, not the moon like he declared weeks ago "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon," Trump tweeted. "We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!"...
21:15, 2019-06-07

NASA reminds everyone it still needs another $30 billion for Trump’s Moon mission So, NASA wants to go back to the Moon. It’s wanted to do it for a while now and has been slowly piecing together how such a trip might happen, but that was before the current administration ordered NASA to get boots on the moon by 2024 or else. Now, with a drastically shortened timeline, NASA ...
03:30, 2019-06-15

First female astronaut will walk on moon by 2024: NASA Men may be from Mars, but women will help conquer it by walking on the moon. The first female astronaut will step foot on the moon by 2024 — where astronauts will test spacecraft for an eventual future mission to Mars, NASA has announced. The mission — nicknamed “Artemis” after the twin sister of my...
21:30, 2019-06-16

NASA will use an infrared camera to map the Moon in incredible detail As Earth’s only natural satellite — and the only other world that mankind has ever explored in person — the Moon is one of the most well-understood bodies in our solar system. That being said, there’s still plenty about the Moon that scientists don’t fully understand, a...
02:00, 2019-07-03

Ancient lunar collision explains the moon's two faces The moon has two faces -- the smoother, Earth-facing side and the rougher side, the dark side of the moon, which is marred by thousands of craters. Now, scientists know why the moon's hemispheres are so different....
20:45, 2019-05-21

First moon landing manual could fetch $9 million at auction The detailed manual used by U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to land on the moon in 1969 is going up for auction in July and could fetch up to $9 million, New York auctioneers Christie's said on Wednesday....
19:30, 2019-05-21

Lunacy: how science fiction is powering the new moon rush Fifty years after the first moon landings, a new generation of space travellers, from Xi Jinping’s taikonauts to Jeff Bezos, are racing to colonise our nearest neighbour. Is reality catching up with sci-fi?The moon is rising again above the horizon of the imagination, waxing into worldly relevance. ...
17:15, 2019-05-21

NASA's Artemis program aims to put first woman on moon NASA's Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon is to include eight rocket launches to put a mini space station in lunar orbit by 2024. That's when it hopes to land its first female astronaut on lunar soil....
07:15, 2019-05-24

Spacewatch: Nasa wants $1.6bn next year to get astronauts to moon by 2024 The space agency says it intends to send both a woman and a man on Artemis programme’s first missionNasa needs an additional $1.6bn next year if they are to stand any chance of getting humans to the moon again by 2024, as the US president, Donald Trump, has requested.The money would be on top of the...
17:15, 2019-05-21

NASA put a man on the moon. Now, the Smithsonian is putting a rocket on the Mall In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch.        ...
20:45, 2019-07-15

Look out for the super worm moon on Wednesday night – video A rare super worm moon will loom large as it coincides with the spring equinox. It will be the third time this year a full moon has occurred near to the moon’s closest approach to Earth – making it a supermoon – and will be the last such event in 2019Rare super worm moon will loom large as it coinci...
17:15, 2019-05-21

South Korea conservative suggests Kim Jong Un a better leader than Moon A conservative politician in South Korea is under fire for suggesting President Moon Jae-in is somehow worse than Kim Jong Un, North Korea's dictator....
20:30, 2019-05-31

NASA’s Dragonfly will fly across the surface of Titan, Saturn’s ocean moon NASA has just announced its next big interplanetary mission: Dragonfly, which will deliver a Mars Rover-sized flying vehicle to the surface of Titan, a moon of Saturn with tantalizing life-supporting qualities. The craft will fly from place to place, sampling the delicious organic surface materials...
01:30, 2019-06-28

Trump criticizes NASA moon mission after promoting it earlier U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for aiming to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 and urged the space agency to focus instead on "much bigger" initiatives like going to Mars, undercutting his previous support for the lunar initiative....
02:45, 2019-06-08

The Rocket That Took Humans to the Moon Will Be Projected on the Washington Monument Next Week The 50th anniversary of the Moon landing is coming up on July 20 and there are events being held all around Washington D.C. to celebrate. One of the coolest events will be at the Washington Monument, where a full-scale, 363-foot Saturn V rocket will be digitally projected on the landmark as a 17-min...
12:45, 2019-07-10

Trump sends surprising tweet, says NASA 'should not be talking about going to the Moon' NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, including Mars (of which the Moon is a part), Defense and Science!...
00:15, 2019-06-08

NASA addresses Trump’s bizarre Moon tweet, says everything is fine It was only a couple of months ago that Donald Trump sent Mike Pence to deliver a directive to NASA, publicly commanding the space agency to return crewed missions to the Moon within the next five years. The Moon 2024 mission is going to cost a ton of money that NASA doesn’t have, and it&rsquo...
12:45, 2019-06-12

7 bizarre objects from the festival's worth of trash left on the moon The Apollo 11 lunar lander and other moon missions left behind some weird stuff, including cannons, bags of poop, golf balls and the secrets to top magic tricks...
20:00, 2019-07-09

NASA picks first commercial landing partners for return to the Moon NASA has edged one step closer to fulfilling its dreams of returning to the Moon. The agency has chosen its first three commercial Moon landing service providers, each of which will carry NASA-supplied science and technology missions as part of the A......
07:45, 2019-06-01

Donald Trump reverses course, says Mars, not moon, should be NASA's priority President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course on what he believes should be NASA's priorities, telling the space agency to focus on Mars instead of the moon....
04:00, 2019-06-08

Japan export curbs could be prolonged, says South Korea's Moon South Korea's president said on Wednesday Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean technology firms could be prolonged and his government will sharply boost spending to help reduce their reliance on Japanese suppliers....
06:45, 2019-07-10

Donald Trump Trolled On Twitter After He Says Moon Is A Part Of Mars US President Donald Trump has left people astonished with his knowledge of space and the universe and has become a laughing stock yet again after he claimed that the Moon is a part of Mars....
14:30, 2019-06-08

Rare Videotape Of Neil Armstrong's First Steps On Moon To Be Auctioned A one-time NASA intern who bought a truckload of videotapes to resell them may end up a millionaire next month when Sotheby's auctions what it says is the only surviving original recording of man's......
00:45, 2019-06-29

Scientists discovered table salt on Jupiter’s moon, Europa Europa, a frozen moon around Jupiter, is believed to be one of the most habitable worlds in the solar system. It was first imaged in detail by the Voyager 1 probe in 1979, revealing a surface almost devoid of large craters. This suggested that water regularly floods up from inside, resurfacing the s...
20:30, 2019-06-19

NASA's new mission, Dragonfly, will explore Saturn's moon Titan NASA announced the latest mission in its New Frontiers program, called Dragonfly, which will explore Saturn's largest moon, Titan. It's the only moon in our solar system that has an atmosphere....
22:45, 2019-06-27

NASA has selected three lunar landers to bring science to the moon Three companies - Orbit Beyond, Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines - have been awarded contracts by NASA to send landers to the moon’s surface in 2020 and 2021...
20:45, 2019-05-31

The president of the United States can't talk like this to the very Queen of England! | First Dog on the Moon Donald Trump is having tea with Queen Elizabeth II but you can’t get upsetSign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue reading......
13:00, 2019-06-03

Trump attacks Nasa and claims the moon is 'a part' of Mars President tweeted Nasa should focus on ‘Mars (of which the Moon is a part)’ over going to the moon, a reversal of previous remarksFollowers of astronomy were in for a surprise on Friday, when Donald Trump announced that the moon is part of Mars.In a tweet, apparently commenting on his own administra...
00:00, 2019-06-08

NASA is working on 12 projects ahead of 2024 moon mission NASA has been putting the Artemis program together over the past months in hopes of returning to the moon by 2024. After picking the first three commercial moon landing service providers, NASA has now chosen the 12 science and technology projects the......
16:15, 2019-07-02

NASA vows to land first female astronaut on the moon by 2024 NASA has laid out plans for the first woman to set foot on the moon by 2024 as part of a new programme testing technology that will eventually be used on Mars.  ...
17:45, 2019-06-17

NASA Selects Teams to Study Our Moon, Mars’ Moons, and More NASA has selected eight new research teams to collaborate on research into the intersection of space science and human space exploration as part of the Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute (SSERVI)....
22:30, 2019-06-28

To The Moon And Back: The Most Dramatic Space-Inspired Fashion Through The Years As we head towards the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, Vogue looks back over half a century of design inspired by constellations, astronauts, aliens and everything else in the great unknown...
10:45, 2019-06-24

India set to launch second lunar mission; land rover on the moon India said on Wednesday it will launch its second lunar mission in mid-July, as it moves to consolidate its status as a leader in space technology by achieving a controlled landing on the moon....
14:45, 2019-06-12

NASA chief says returning astronauts to the Moon could cost $30 billion It was always going to be expensive, but NASA's first cost estimate for the agency's push to land humans on the moon by 2024 is finally here — and it's surprisingly cheap....
20:30, 2019-06-17

Researchers say a tiny planet slammed into the Moon a long time ago Earth’s Moon only ever shows us one face. It’s locked into its current orientation, with a permanent nearside and farside, but it wasn’t until the Apollo missions that scientists were able to see just how different the two sides really are. The nearside, with its sea of dark gray b...
14:15, 2019-05-22

China’s Mission on the Moon's Far Side Resumes After Recent Glitch China’s mission exploring the lunar far side has now entered into its seventh lunar day, with the Chang’3 lander and Yutu 2 rover resuming activities despite a recent communication problem with a relay satellite.Read more......
13:00, 2019-06-29

Saturn's moon Enceladus could support life as more evidence emerges The possibility that Saturn's moon Enceladus could support life has strengthened after researchers determined its ocean is likely 1 billion years old, placing it in the sweet spot....
05:15, 2019-07-04

Trump Criticizes NASA Plan Of Going To Moon. He Directed It 18 Months Ago President Donald Trump on Friday criticized NASA for promoting its plan to return to the moon before human exploration of Mars, a strategy that Trump endorsed in a directive early in his tenure and......
04:00, 2019-06-08

Jeff Bezos: Blue Origin is going to the moon to ‘save the Earth’ Jeff Bezos talked about why he thinks going to the moon is important and how robots that can grasp things will be an important future tech trend.Read More...
22:45, 2019-06-06

Men On The Moon So Why No Group-Stage Reserve Days: Bangladesh Coach The umpires' decision left tournament chiefs with the unwanted record for the most number of abandoned games at a World Cup, surpassing the two each at the 1992 and 2003 editions....
00:30, 2019-06-12

Here’s a reality check on NASA’s Artemis Moon landing program Enlarge / Artist's concept of a lunar lander. (credit: NASA) On Tuesday morning, NASA conducted what appears to have been a highly successful test of the launch escape system for its Orion capsule—a piece of the hardware needed to safely fly humans to the Moon. This test, in concert with the loomi...
23:45, 2019-07-03

NASA to send a drone to Saturn's largest moon NASA announced Thursday that it's is sending a drone called Dragonfly to explore Saturn's largest moon Titan. Using propellers, the spacecraft will fly from location to location on the icy moon to study whether it can support microbial life. (June 27)       ...
01:30, 2019-06-28

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place....
22:45, 2019-06-03

Most Americans Say Returning to the Moon Shouldn’t Be a Space Program Priority Most Americans don’t think returning to the moon should be a top priority for the country’s space program, a recent poll found, despite the Trump administration’s goal to do exactly that within five years. Only 23% of Americans consider the return voyage a priority, according to an...
17:45, 2019-07-08

Poll finds Americans are worried about asteroids, don’t care about the Moon As we creep closer to the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing, NASA is doing its best to drum up support for a return mission that would see its astronauts once again roaming the lunar surface. With such an exciting mission on the horizon, you’d think that public interest in a Moon retu...
09:30, 2019-06-21

Mysterious light flashes on the Moon have been baffling researchers for decades Though there have been several notable lunar-related discoveries since man first walked on the Moon in 1969, there is still one phenomenon that has perplexed researchers for decades: mysterious, random flashes of light coming from the Moon's surface....
07:15, 2019-06-06

Japan curbs could drag on, hurt global economy: Moon Japan's export curbs on key materials used by South Korean tech companies could drag on despite diplomatic efforts to end the dispute, South Korea's president said on Wednesday, pledging to help firms to reduce their reliance on Japanese suppliers....
12:45, 2019-07-10

20-Hour Countdown To Moon Mission Ticking, Chandrayaan-2 Set For Lift-Off The twenty-hour countdown for the launch of Chandrayaan-2 mission, India's most ambitious space mission yet which aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, began this morning at 6.51 am. The moon......
15:00, 2019-07-14

India is about to launch a lander and rover to the moon’s south pole India is launching its second mission to the moon, called Chandrayaan 2, on 14 July. It will land near the lunar south pole, a promising site for human exploration...
16:30, 2019-07-11

Americans support NASA but not a return to the moon, new poll shows A new Ipsos poll shows that only 8% of Americans say a manned moon mission should be a top priority for NASA.        ...
22:30, 2019-07-12

India to land rover on Moon in global space race Taking a giant leap in its space program, India is looking to solidify its place among the world’s space-exploring countries with its second unmanned mission to the moon, aiming to land a rover near the unexplored lunar south pole....
00:00, 2019-07-13

Quakes show that moon, gradually shrinking, is tectonically active The moon may be dynamic and tectonically active like Earth - not the inert world some scientists had believed it to be - based on a new analysis disclosed on Monday of quakes measured by seismometers in operation on the moon from 1969 and 1977....
19:30, 2019-05-21

NASA Brings Moon and More to Visitors at COSI Science Festival NASA will host a range of activities and demonstrations, including a virtual reality chair and Oculus Go trip to the Moon, at the COSI Science Festival Wednesday, May 1, through Saturday, May 4, in Columbus, Ohio....
16:45, 2019-05-21

Jeff Bezos Is Promising the Moon — But There Are Plenty of Reasons to Doubt Him You may not have given a lot of thought to your plans for 2024, but more and more people in the space business have. For reasons not entirely clear, 2024 has become the big year for big promises. The trend started in 2017 with SpaceX founder Elon Musk, who stunned an international astronomy conferen...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Moon Landing by Israel’s Beresheet Spacecraft Ends in Crash The spacecraft’s orbit of the moon was a first for a private effort, but the landing failure highlighted the risks of fast and cheap approaches to space exploration....
16:15, 2019-05-21

It's Been a Volatile Week for NASA's 2024 Moon Landing Program It’s been a week of ups and downs for NASA’s Moon landing program, as the agency has awarded its first contract for its Lunar Gateway while facing both financial and personnel setbacks. Read more......
20:30, 2019-05-24

Ancient space collision caused mysterious Moon 'anomaly' There are two distinct sides (or faces) of the Moon: one is largely marked with craters, while the other is chock full of open basins. Now, a new study suggests that an ancient celestial body is the cause of this mysterious "anomaly."...
20:45, 2019-05-22

Jupiter could be cracking its moon Europa with powerful magnetic force Jupiter’s colossal magnetic field may create a jet stream in Europa’s subsurface ocean, which could explain cracks in its surface and help nourish life there...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Antony Gormley’s virtual reality adventure lets you ski on the moon Best known for his figures celebrating the human form, Antony Gormley’s latest endeavour is an epic virtual reality project letting you fly through space...
14:45, 2019-05-21

The moon may be made of magma that once covered Earth’s entire surface The moon’s makeup is extremely similar to Earth’s - perhaps because a huge rock smashed into a magma-covered Earth, splashing out the material to make the moon...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Watch India launch a historic Moon mission starting at 5PM ET India is on the cusp of making space exploration history in more ways than one, and you might get to watch it first-hand. ISRO is livestreaming the launch of Chandrayaan-2, its second uncrewed mission to the Moon, starting at 5PM Eastern (liftoff is......
08:15, 2019-07-15

How Moon-Landing Tapes Found in a $218 Batch Could Fetch $1 Million Three reels of videotape will be auctioned at Sotheby’s on Saturday. Other recordings could have laid claim to being earlier or better, but those tapes were lost....
17:15, 2019-07-15

India Aborts Moon Mission Launch Due to a Technical Glitch (SRIHARIKOTA, India) — India aborted the launch on Monday of a spacecraft intended to land on the far side of the moon less than an hour before liftoff. The Chandrayaan-2 mission was called off when a “technical snag” was observed in the 640-ton, 14-story rocket launcher, Indian Sp...
04:15, 2019-07-15

India's Chandrayaan-2 moon mission called off minutes before launch Nation’s first attempt at a landing on the moon put on hold due to ‘technical snag’India’s moon mission, destined for the uncharted south pole, has been put on hold less than an hour before take off, following a technical glitch.The mission, which was scheduled to launch at 02:51 local time from Sri...
00:30, 2019-07-15

Lunar Eclipse Marks Moon Landing's 50th Anniversary Lunar Eclipse 2019: The moon is set to treat Earthlings with a partial lunar eclipse on the 50th anniversary of the day when mankind launched the first mission to set foot on it. A partial lunar......
00:15, 2019-07-16

Fly me to the moon: Germany eyes slice of lucrative space market BERLIN Reuters) - Facing tough competition from China, the United States and even tiny Luxembourg, Germany is racing to draft new laws and attract private investment to secure a slice of an emerging space market that could be worth $1 trillion a year by the 2040s....
19:30, 2019-05-21

Spacewatch: India prepares to launch Chandrayaan 2 moon mission If successful, India will become fourth country to soft-land on moon after Russia, US and ChinaIndia is making final preparations for the launch this Sunday of the Chandrayaan 2 moon mission. The spacecraft will take two months to cruise to the moon. Following its arrival, it will manoeuvre into a c...
00:01, 2019-07-12

NASA just released a hype video for a Moon mission that probably won’t happen NASA has planned on returning to the Moon for some time now, hashing out plans for its Lunar Gateway which will eventually serve as a jumping-off point for travelers headed to the Moon’s surface. Then, back in March, the current presidential administration decided it wanted NASA to complete a ...
01:00, 2019-05-29

India suspends moon mission launch shortly before takeoff A "technical snag" led mission control to abort the launch at the southern spaceport of Sriharikota. India wants to become the fourth country to successfully complete a controlled landing on the moon....
02:15, 2019-07-15

India assesses technical snag that aborted moon mission NEW DELHI — India’s space organization is examining the technical snag that led to the aborting of the launch Monday of a spacecraft intended to land on the far side of the moon, an official said. The Chandrayaan-2 mission was called off shortly before liftoff early Monday by the Indian Space Resear...
22:30, 2019-07-15

India To Launch Ambitious Moon Mission Chandrayaan-2 Hours From Now Chandrayaan-2, Indian's space mission that aims to place a robotic rover on the moon, will launch at 2:51 am on Monday. President Ram Nath Kovind has arrived at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh to......
15:30, 2019-07-14

NASA plans drone mission to Titan, Saturn's largest moon NASA is planning to send to a drone spacecraft to search for signs of life on Saturn's largest moon. Scientists with the mission say this particular moon is "unlike any other place in the solar system."...
02:15, 2019-06-28

NASA chief Bridenstine: 'Moon is the proving ground, Mars is the destination' During a press conference on Monday, Bridenstine said he and President Donald Trump are on the same page in regards NASA's primary objectives: Establish a permanent presence on the Moon, and then head to Mars....
22:00, 2019-07-15

Eid 2019: Date, Timings Of Moon Sighting, Foods To Celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr Eid 2019: Find out the date and timings of the moon sighting in India and different parts of the world, as well as different foods to celebrated Eid-ul-Fitr with....
09:15, 2019-06-04

Sotheby's to auction rare videotape of Neil Armstrong's first steps on moon A one-time NASA intern who bought a truckload of videotapes to resell them may end up a millionaire next month when Sotheby's auctions what it says is the only surviving original recording of man's first steps on the moon 50 years ago....
01:45, 2019-06-29

Americans prefer to stop asteroids from hitting Earth over going to the Moon or Mars CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows....
04:30, 2019-06-21

After Technical Snag, Spectators At Moon Mission Site Leave Disappointed Enthusiasts of all ages who had gathered at Sriharikota to witness the launch of Chandrayaan-2 were left disheartened as India's second mission to Moon was called off due to a technical snag less than......
06:30, 2019-07-15

NASA to send drone to Saturn's moon for clues on human origins NASA plans to send a drone named Dragonfly to Saturn's biggest moon, Titan, the agency said Thursday, announcing the space agency's latest high-profile mission to explore the solar system for clues on humanity's origins. "Today I am proud to announce that our next New Frontiers mission, Dragonfly, w...
01:45, 2019-06-28

Chandrayaan-2 Low-Cost Moon Mission Puts India Among Lunar Pioneers India will step up the international space race on Monday when it launches a low-cost mission to become only the fourth country to land a probe on the Moon....
13:45, 2019-07-13

Secret NASA plans for Moon base and 37 rocket launches revealed NASA's official plans to build a permanent base on the Moon have leaked online, revealing how and when astronauts will return to the rocky world for the first time in 50 years....
20:45, 2019-05-22

South Korea's Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea, he said on Monday, calling the restriction a bid to limit bilateral private trade with a political aim....
10:45, 2019-07-08

ISRO's Heavy Rocket 'Baahubali' Gearing Up for Moon Mission on Monday India's heavy lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle - Mark III (GSLV Mk III), nicknamed as 'Bahubali', and its passenger Chandrayaan-2 are being readied up....
19:15, 2019-07-11

India's Moon Mission Its Most "Complex Space Odyssey ": Foreign Media When a rocket blasts off from an island in the Bay of Bengal in the coming days, it will carry not only a moon rover but a nation's growing ambitions in space. On Monday, India will embark on its most......
14:15, 2019-07-12

NASA Says Additional $20 Billion Needed to Land Humans on the Moon by 2024 NASA needs anywhere from $20 billion to $30 billion on top of the space agency’s current budget to land humans on the moon by 2024, according to a new interview with the NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine.Read more......
15:45, 2019-06-14

Chandrayaan-2 moon mission aims to show India's space prowess India wants to solidify its position as a major spacefaring nation by launching its second unmanned lunar mission, which aims to land a rover on the moon's south pole for the first time ever....
17:00, 2019-07-12

From moon-energised water to raffia sandals: this week’s fashion trends What’s hot and what’s not in fashion this weekPoetic polos Gucci has stitched a line from a William Wordsworth poem on to a shirt. The Romantics ftw. Continue reading......
14:15, 2019-06-07

Chandrayaan-2 Moon Mission a Signal of India's Growing Space Ambitions Chandrayaan-2, whose launch is set to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, will attempt to soft-land onto the moon's uncharted south pole region in the first week of September....
17:15, 2019-07-12

NASA green-lights infrared camera to map moon in incredible detail As Earth’s only natural satellite — and the only other world that mankind has ever explored in person — the moon is one of the most well-understood bodies in our solar system. That being said, there’s still plenty about the moon that scientists don’t fully understand and learning more about our clos...
17:15, 2019-07-03

India’s Moon lander mission hits ‘snag’ moments before launch The United States and Russia may have paved the way to the Moon, but as technology advances, we’re seeing many more countries launching their own lunar exploration missions. India is one of those countries, and its Chandrayaan-2 mission will attempt to land a spacecraft on Earth’s tiny n...
03:15, 2019-07-16

NASA Moon 2024 Budget Amendment Available, Media Teleconference Today NASA leaders, including Administrator Jim Bridenstine, will host a media teleconference today, Monday, May 13 to discuss how a new budget amendment for the fiscal year 2020 proposal will help NASA’s plan to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024....
16:45, 2019-05-21

NASA Highlights Moon 2024 Mission with FY 2020 Budget Amendment NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine sent a video message to agency employees Monday about the president’s fiscal year 2020 budget amendment, which will support accelerated plans to land astronauts on the Moon by 2024....
16:45, 2019-05-21

India prepares to land rover on moon in global space race India is looking to take a giant leap in its space program and solidify its place among the world's spacefaring nations with its second unmanned mission to the moon, this one aimed at landing a rover near the unexplored south pole....
13:00, 2019-07-12

How do you hug a climate scientist? Follow these simple rules and don't make it weird | First Dog on the Moon If you think you’re miserable - imagine being one of those long suffering mass extinction Cassandras!Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue reading......
09:45, 2019-06-12

Moon mission leader Mark Sirangelo leaves NASA after 45 days Just weeks after he was assigned to lead NASA's renewed efforts to explore the moon, special assistant Mark Sirangelo has left the space agency, officials said....
22:15, 2019-05-24

NASA picks three companies to attempt Moon landings in 2020 and 2021 With its Z-01 lander, Orbit Beyond will make the first attempt to land on the Moon in September, 2020. [credit: Orbit Beyond ] NASA has begun to make good on its promise to use commercial c...
10:30, 2019-06-01

NASA Plans To Send Equipment To Moon In 2020-21, First Time Since 1970s For the first time since the 1970s, the United States is planning to send equipment to the surface of the Moon in 2020 and 2021, in anticipation of a crewed lunar mission in 2024, NASA said Friday....
02:30, 2019-06-01

Chandrayaan 2 Moon Mission Launch Aborted After Technical Snag: 10 Points The launch of Chandrayaan 2, India's most ambitious space mission yet, was called off early this morning by the Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO. The powerful GSLV Mark III rocket was set to......
06:30, 2019-07-15

From Prague with love: Pelicans Sun, Moon and Star head for new London home Three great white pelicans were crossing Europe by van on Thursday en route to their new home in a central London park, where they will become part of a centuries-old tradition with royal connections....
18:00, 2019-05-30

What was the honestly best moment of your life? (not including babies or that weirdy you married) | First Dog on the Moon CONTENT WARNING: This cartoon will make you crySign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue reading......
12:15, 2019-05-31

India's weekend launch to make them fourth country on the Moon India’s space agency is ready for liftoff! ISRO is set to launch their Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission on July 14, in hopes of becoming the fourth country on the moon and making the first landing at the moon's south pole.       ...
15:30, 2019-07-10

NASA Selects First Commercial Moon Landing Services for Artemis Program NASA has selected three commercial Moon landing service providers that will deliver science and technology payloads under Commercial Lunar Payload Services (CLPS) as part of the Artemis program....
20:00, 2019-05-31

Jeff Bezos announces plans for delivery service to the moon by 2024 Space flight company Blue Origin unveiled a new lunar lander that the firm says will deliver scientific instruments, rovers and astronauts to the moon...
14:45, 2019-05-21

NASA selects first commercial partners for 2024 Artemis moon landing NASA selected the first companies to deliver payloads to the moon today as part of the Artemis project to return human to the lunar surface by 2024.Read More...
02:45, 2019-06-01

NASA executive quits weeks after being named to lead moon initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
05:45, 2019-05-24

Arizona city played critical role in moon exploration history When people think about space missions and moon landings, it's usually Cape Canaveral, Fla., and Houston, Texas, that comes to mind. But Flagstaff, Ariz., has also played a critical role in space exploration....
03:00, 2019-07-10

Destiny 2 Shadowkeep release teased with new Moon gameplay trailer from Bungie Bungie has shown off the first look of what we can expect from Shadowkeep when it launches in September this year - and the Moon really does look pretty impressive....
15:45, 2019-07-09

India sets sights on Moon, unveils spacecraft for historic mission India plans to join an exclusive group of countries that have successfully landed on the Moon following the launch of its Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft next month....
18:45, 2019-06-12

I Wish Lego's Beautifully Detailed Moon Landing Set Also Included More Accurate Looking Astronauts July marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission which successfully landed two astronauts on the moon, and Lego is one of countless companies hoping to cash in on the accomplishment with a new 1,087-piece set that recreates the Lunar Lander with an impressive amount of detailing. But I’m a l...
15:30, 2019-05-30

NASA picks a dozen science and tech projects to bring to the surface of the Moon With the Artemis mission scheduled to put boots on lunar regolith as soon as 2024, NASA has a lot of launching to do — and you can be sure none of those launches will go to waste. The agency just announced 12 new science and technology projects to send to the Moon’s surface, including a new ro...
08:30, 2019-07-03

Punky Brewster Sequel Series In the Works Starring Soleil Moon Frye The next big reboot is officially underway. UCP is producing a revival/reboot of Punky Brewster, with Soleil Moon Frye reprising her role from the 1980s sitcom about a little girl raised......
12:30, 2019-06-05

NASA unveils new mission to fly to Saturn's moon, Titan, which could be home to alien life NASA unveiled the latest mission in its New Frontiers program, exploring Saturn's largest moon, Titan, which could potentially host extraterrestrial life....
17:00, 2019-06-28

NASA accidentally sold original Moon landing tapes to an intern, and now they’re up for auction The 50th anniversary of NASA’s Apollo 11 Moon landing is right around the corner, and it’s a pretty big deal. As you might expect, NASA is very much looking forward to replaying the original footage of Armstrong’s first lunar stroll for anyone who wants to watch it, but wouldn&rsqu...
02:00, 2019-07-02

Media Invited to Final Roll of Mobile Launcher Before Artemis 1 Moon Mission Media are invited to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida from 6 to 10 a.m. EDT Thursday, June 27, to view the agency’s mobile launcher as it makes its final roll on crawler-transporter 2 to Launch Pad 39B prior to the launch of the first Artemis mission....
18:15, 2019-06-19

From Hollywood fashion to the moon: Summer 2019's best American museum exhibits Museums are focusing on the anniversaries of the moon landing and D-Day as well as baseball cards, fashion, Mickey Mouse, mummies and movies.       ...
17:00, 2019-07-12

Coverage Set for NASA Test of Orion Abort System for Moon to Mars Missions NASA Television will broadcast launch and prelaunch activities for the Ascent Abort-2 flight test of the launch abort system for NASA’s Orion spacecraft, which will help pave the way for Artemis missions with astronauts to the Moon and then Mars....
23:30, 2019-06-27

NASA Is Sending a Drone-Like Rover to Hunt for Signs of Life on a Promising Moon Get ready to see another world from the eyes of a dragonfly — at least, a robotic one.NASA said Thursday that it’s sending a drone called Dragonfly to explore Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. Using propellers, the drone will fly and land on several spots on the icy moon to study wheth...
05:00, 2019-06-28

Nasa to send Dragonfly drone to explore Titan, Saturn's largest moon Major new mission part of Nasa’s New Frontiers ProgramScientists to study whether Titan could support microbial lifeNasa says it is sending a drone to explore Saturn’s largest moon. Related: Mars rover's large methane discovery excites scientists Continue reading......
23:30, 2019-06-27

Collection of space sounds released to mark 50 years since the moon landings - video To mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, an interactive collection of the sounds of space and the history of space travel has been launched by global sound project Cities and Memory. The project, called Space is the Place, combines 80 recordings from Nasa and the European Space Agency for ...
09:45, 2019-07-01

Collision that formed the moon also brought Earth water, planetary scientists claim Without the moon and water, life on Earth wouldn't be possible. New research out of Germany suggests both were delivered by Theia, which collided with Earth 4.4 billion years ago....
03:15, 2019-05-22

Trump seeks extra $1.6 billion in NASA spending to return to moon by 2024 The Trump administration asked Congress on Monday to increase NASA spending next year by an extra $1.6 billion as a "down payment" to accommodate the accelerated goal of returning Americans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
19:30, 2019-05-21

Footprints on the Moon and Cemeteries on Mars: 50 Years Evidence of Human Activity In Space There is a lot of documentation about what’s been left on the Moon – but it’s amazing how much we don’t know. ...
05:30, 2019-07-15

NASA Executive Quits Weeks After Appointment To Lead 2024 Moon Initiative A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling......
13:30, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-South Korea's Moon urges Japan to remove export curbs South Korea's President Moon Jae-in has urged Japan to withdraw export controls on high-tech materials bound for South Korea as a row over forced wartime labour threatened to disrupt global supplies of South Korean memory chips and smartphones....
10:45, 2019-07-08

Successful Orion Test Brings NASA Closer to Moon, Mars Missions NASA successfully demonstrated Tuesday the Orion spacecraft’s launch abort system can outrun a speeding rocket and pull astronauts to safety during an emergency during launch....
14:15, 2019-07-02

Media Invited to See Progress on NASA’s Space Launch System for Its First Moon Mission Media are invited to NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans at 9:30 a.m. CDT Friday, June 28, to view progress on the rocket core stage for the Space Launch System’s Artemis 1 Moon mission....
00:00, 2019-06-22

Shakeup at NASA as space agency scrambles to meet Trump moon mandate William Gerstenmaier, a NASA veteran, was removed Wednesday as head of the agency’s human exploration office, a sudden move that comes as the agency is seeking to restore a human-space-flight program......
08:45, 2019-07-11

In the not too distant future, when climate alarmists and identity politics have destroyed civilisation ... | First Dog on the Moon What did you do in the climate wars Daddy?Sign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue reading......
04:00, 2019-07-09

NASA to test Orion spacecraft designed to carry humans back to the moon Early Tuesday morning, NASA is scheduled to test out the launch abort system of its Orion capsule designed to carry humans back to the moon        ...
08:30, 2019-07-02

Destiny 2 Shadowkeep Update News Leaks: Year 3 DLC will return to the Moon in September Season of Opulence isn't even out the door and already we're seeing the next expansion from Bungie leak - here's what you need to know about Shadowkeep...
01:45, 2019-06-05

NASA Sold an Original Moon Landing Video to an Intern in the 1970s and Now It's for Sale Again Later this month, some of the original videotapes that captured the first Moon landing will be auctioned off to the highest bidder. But they’re not being sold by NASA. Incredibly, these tapes were sold to a random NASA intern back in the 1970s who had no idea at the time that he’d purchased an impor...
21:30, 2019-07-01

NASA exec quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative. Mark Sirangelo, named six ...
20:45, 2019-05-24

The Gorgeous First Trailer for Ron Moore's For All Mankind Teases a Space Race That Doesn't End on the Moon We were already interested at the thought of Ronald D. Moore’s return to space as part of a new partnership with Apple. But now we have a first look at just what that partnership is delivering in a new trailer for For All Mankind, and it looks fantastic.Read more......
01:45, 2019-06-04

NASA Administrator to Make Artemis Moon Program Announcement, Media Teleconference Set NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine will make a significant announcement about the Artemis program’s lunar exploration plans at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, May 23, at the Florida Institute of Technology. The remarks will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency’s website....
02:01, 2019-05-23

South Korea's Moon Jae-in welcomes President Donald Trump with banquet US President Donald Trump was welcomed to South Korea by its president and one of its biggest K-pop boy bands on Saturday. Trump met with President Moon Jae-in at the Blue House, where the South Korean leader has his offices and home. (June 29)        ...
19:45, 2019-06-29

NASA tests abort system on astronaut capsule built for moon missions An unmanned full-scale NASA crew capsule blasted off from a Florida launchpad on Tuesday in a successful test of the spacecraft's abort thrusters, an astronaut safety device that will be key as the agency works to return humans to the moon by 2024. ...
05:15, 2019-07-03

Major Shuffle At NASA In Rush To Meet Donald Trump's Moon Deadline NASA has replaced the head of its human space exploration directorate in a major shake-up, US media reported Wednesday, as the agency scrambles to meet President Donald Trump's ambitious deadline to......
13:45, 2019-07-11

With NASA’s Orion Abort-System Test, Americans Just Took a Small (and Very Big) Step Closer to the Moon It was a modest little rocket scheduled to make a modest little flight, and yet an awful lot of people showed up at Cape Canaveral before dawn this morning to watch it happen. They had good reason to be there. With the flight, America’s planned return to the moon by 2024 moved a small but crit...
16:45, 2019-07-02

NASA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Historic Moon Landing with Live TV Broadcast, Events NASA will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon mission and look to the future of exploration on the Moon and Mars with a live, two-hour television broadcast Friday, July 19, and partner-led events taking place across the country from July 16 through July 20....
23:45, 2019-07-02

Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander being built by his Blue Origin rocket company and touted his moon goals in a strategy aimed at capitalizing on the Trump administration's renewed push to establish a lunar outpost in just five years....
19:30, 2019-05-21

NASA faces a key test of Orion spacecraft, as it scrambles to meet Trump moon mandate Usually, the most dramatic part of human space travel is the liftoff. A controlled explosion of massive amounts of propellant, blasting a rocket off the ground on a pillow of fire and smoke. But that......
02:00, 2019-07-02

‘It’s Time to Go Back to the Moon.’ Jeff Bezos Unveils Blue Origin’s Lunar Mission (WASHINGTON) — Amazon tycoon Jeff Bezos says he’s going to send a spaceship to the moon, joining a resurgence of lunar interest half a century after people first set foot there. Bezos says his space company Blue Origin will land a robotic ship the size of a small house, capable of carryi...
14:32, 2019-05-21

White House frustration over moon mission delays preceded removal of top NASA official The sudden removal of William H. Gerstenmaier, NASA’s head of human exploration, late Wednesday is a clear sign that the White House is increasingly frustrated with the agency’s efforts to return humans to the surface of the moon by 2024....
03:45, 2019-07-12

NASA executive quits weeks after appointment to lead 2024 moon landing plan A top NASA executive hired in April to guide strategy for returning astronauts to the moon by 2024 has resigned, the space agency said on Thursday, the culmination of internal strife and dwindling congressional support for the lunar initiative....
11:00, 2019-05-24

NASA to Announce Selection of Science Commercial Moon Landing Services, Hold Media Teleconference NASA will announce the next major step in the Artemis program’s lunar surface exploration plans during a NASA Science Live broadcast at 1 p.m. EDT Friday, May 31....
23:45, 2019-05-30

Asteroids, research, robots: Poll shows Americans don't want a space program focused on moon Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos.       ...
13:45, 2019-06-20

Vanessa Hudgens congratulates boyfriend Austin Butler being cast as Elvis Presley: ‘I’m over the f—king moon’ Vanessa Hudgens couldn’t contain herself on Monday after learning her longtime boyfriend had been tapped to play Elvis Presley in an upcoming biopic about the flamboyant performer....
02:30, 2019-07-16

Government watchdog says cost of NASA rocket continues to rise, a threat to Trump’s moon mission The Government Accountability Office’s report, a copy of which was obtained by The Post, said the space agency masked the true price tag of the program by shifting some costs to future missions without accounting for them....
02:15, 2019-06-19

Trump tweeted that the moon 'is a part' of Mars in bizarre statement criticizing NASA's spending — here's what we think it means AP Photo/Susan Walsh President Donald Trump sent a confusingly-phrased tweet that initially gave the impression he believed the moon was part of Mars "NASA should NOT be talking about going to the Moon - We did that 50 years ago. They should be focused on the much bigger things we are doing, incl...
23:15, 2019-06-07

Nikita Khrushchev’s Son Watched his Father Lose the Space Race. 50 Years After the Moon Landing, He Holds No Grudge Chernobyl was an awfully nice place to be half a century or so ago. Named after the wormwood herb that grew wild there, the town had a modest population, a river that ran clear, and open land for camping and star-gazing. So that was where Sergei Khrushchev, a 34-year-old engineer, stopped with a sma...
22:30, 2019-07-02

Trump to meet with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in amid stalled North Korea nuclear talks President Donald Trump will meet with Moon Jae-in, the president of South Korea, as part of the president's travel to Asia for the G20 summit of world leaders in Japan in late June, the White House said Wednesday....
16:15, 2019-05-21

Black hole breakthrough: a lot done, much more to do The first direct image of a black hole is another triumph for Einstein's general relativity – but to make further progress we must look for even better theories...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Everything you need to know about the first black hole image Space and physics reporter Leah Crane answers New Scientist readers’ questions on the first ever images of a black hole from the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT)...
14:45, 2019-05-21

Ones to watch: Black Pumas Sam Cooke meets Wu-Tang Clan in the Texas-based duo’s surprisingly fresh take on 70s soulBlack Pumas are the answer to the exciting question of what it would sound like if Sam Cooke or Neil Young joined the Wu-Tang Clan. The Texas-based duo of Adrian Quesada (sword-sharp production, guitar) and Eric...
16:00, 2019-06-08

Black Mirror: the five best episodes so far Black Mirror is back. From an 80s lesbian romance to a murderous choose-your-own adventure, here are the essential dystopian stories you must watch before the new season drops next weekSeason 2, Episode 1 Continue reading......
21:15, 2019-05-31

BTS, Black Mirror and Big Little Lies Katie, Stevie and Bethany talk about all the must-see TV hitting our screens including Miley Cyrus in Black Mirror, Meryl Streep in Big Little Lies and Ellen Page in Tales Of The City....
01:15, 2019-06-07

'Black Mirror' has nothing left to say The scariest thing in Black Mirror season five is Nine Inch Nails' song "Head Like a Hole" transformed into a teenybopper tune by Miley Cyrus. It's inherently unsettling, as if we're peering into an alternate universe where Trent Reznor's gloomy lyri......
18:15, 2019-06-11

Black Mirror, from worst to best Anthologies are, by nature, a mixed bag. It’s part of their draw: We crack open a collection of short fiction never knowing what to expect from one story to the next; classic television series like Playhouse 90, Hallmark Hall Of Fame, and The Twilight Zone kept viewers on their toes with a fresh pro...
17:30, 2019-06-05

60 things to do in America before you die America's beauty and wonder spreads all over the country. Check out 60 of the best places to visit in the country.       ...
00:30, 2019-06-14

Spider-Man is back—but why all dressed in black? Enlarge / New continent, new costume. (credit: Sony Pictures) It's maybe no weirder than anything else in comic books that Peter Parker—a working-class teenager from Queens who is also Spider-Man—must have a closet the size of the one at Vogue. (It's big. So I hear.) Because over his six-decade ca...
13:00, 2019-07-05

Tessa Thompson is OK with the ‘Men in Black’ title, for now The “Men in Black” franchise has a new recruit who isn’t a man, but actress Tessa Thompson is fine with keeping the masculine-centered film title — for now...
20:00, 2019-06-12

Why are arguments always so black and white? | Eva Wiseman From politics to the bear pit of the Jeremy Kyle Show and Radio 4’s Today programme, there seems little room for nuance. And yet we live in a world where most issues shade into greyWhen you publish opinions in the paper, it is not uncommon to then receive requests to repeat them on the radio, or tel...
07:45, 2019-05-26

The inside story: Decoding the CDO black box 2006: In the approach to the 2008 global financial crisis, Euromoney became concerned about hidden risks and complications in the structured credit markets....
18:15, 2019-06-10

There may be life on other planets, but there’s none in Men In Black: International The Men In Black movies are about chemistry as much as they’re about aliens. Beginning with the gruff father/cocky son dynamic between Tommy Lee Jones and Will Smith in Barry Sonnenfeld’s 1997 original, the series has been powered largely by the interplay between its charismatic leads. Men In Black:...
20:30, 2019-06-12

Black skin care: The top 5 tips Everyone can benefit from a personalized skin care routine. Black skin is prone to certain issues, including acne and hyperpigmentation. Here, we list five skin care steps for black skin....
00:45, 2019-06-14

Men in Black: International Is a Galaxy of Fun for a New Generation Men in Black: International will not be the best movie you see this year. There are plot issues, character arcs go unfinished, and the ending felt rushed. But it’s still a campy, cool sci-fi spy thriller—one that coasts on the natural charisma of Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth, who may be one of...
19:45, 2019-06-12

The Definitive Ranking of Black Clothes Since the first human decided that it was a little chilly outside and put together a dope three-piece wooly mammoth fur outfit, black people have been at the forefront of fashion. Looking cool is a part of our expression and creativity so it is only natural that we have created our own culture of dr...
17:30, 2019-06-12

What Is a Black Hole? Here’s Our Guide for Earthlings Welcome to the place of no return — a region in space where the gravitational pull is so strong that not even light can escape it. This is a black hole....
04:00, 2019-05-23

Here's your first look at Orange Is The New Black's final season This July, the end is finally upon the inmates of Orange Is The New Black. Netflix has released the first photos and a lovely teaser for the seventh and final season of its flagship series. Honestly, given how season six played out with everyone shipped off to different prisons and only a precious f...
18:00, 2019-05-22

'Men in Black' can't catch lightning despite 'Thor' duo Receiving a power boost from the Marvel stable, "Men in Black: International" returns to the goofy universe where the wackiest tabloids contain the real news and aliens hide in plain sight. The movie conjures some of the goofy charms associated with the franchise, but sags in its midsection like "En...
21:15, 2019-06-12

Every episode of Black Mirror – ranked! When Charlie Brooker’s series gets it right, its mix of sci-fi and satire is like nothing else on our screens. Here’s its 23 episodes so far, from worst to bestAn hour of television so relentlessly dour that it leaves nothing for anyone to cling to. Andrea Riseborough plays a surly murderer forced t...
11:30, 2019-06-06

Black Homeownership Drops to All-Time Low While Hispanic homeownership rate is on the rise, the black homeownership rate has fallen 8.6 percentage points, hitting an all-time low in the first quarter of this year, according to census data....
23:15, 2019-07-15

Big Ten’s hires Vikings COO to be 1st black P5 commissioner ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — The Big Ten has hired Minnesota Vikings executive Kevin Warren as its new commissioner. Warren is a former college basketball player and sports agent with a law degree from Notre Dame. He will become the first black commissioner of a Power Five conference. The Big Ten introduce...
19:30, 2019-06-04

VIDEO: Black Renaissance in Tucson A series of events have been taking place this month to showcase creativity in the Black community. The last event will take place on Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m....
18:30, 2019-05-21

First black African set to go to space dies Mandla Maseko, the South African DJ who won a chance to become the first black African in space has died in a motorbike crash, his family said in a statement....
17:00, 2019-07-08

What It's Like To Be a Black Woman Named Beckii On Saturday, CNN published a lengthy piece of award-winning journalism on white people with black-sounding names. The insanely absurd story featured a collection of Caucasians (which is more than a “pinch of wypipo” but less than a “mob of lynchers”) ruminating about how uncomfortable it is living w...
23:45, 2019-06-16

Bruins' Cassidy: Officiating a 'black eye' for NHL Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said after Thursday's Game 5 loss to St. Louis that the officiating throughout the playoff has been a "black eye" for the NHL. Cassidy was upset after an apparent tripping penalty that led to a Blues' goal wasn't called....
08:45, 2019-06-07

Sources: Vikes' COO Big Ten's 1st black commish Kevin Warren will replace longtime Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany, who in March announced his plans to retire in 2020 after 30 years with the league....
06:15, 2019-06-04

Are we living inside a black hole? Our universe may be inside a black hole existing in a ‘parent universe,’ says physicist Nikodem Poplawski.       ...
13:15, 2019-06-17

Want your Tesla painted black? That'll be an extra $1,000, please A new Tesla isn't cheap, even if you opt for baseline option, but until now it's been possible to ease the strain on your wallet by opting for a black paint job rather than the flashier silver or blue options. That's about to change though, with the cost of a dark finish shooting up b...
12:00, 2019-06-20

Here are three new Black Mirror trailers for your eyeballs Three new episodes of Black Mirror are hitting Netflix on June 5—yes, just three, but you will take what Charlie Brooker gives you and you will be satisfied (or complain about it on Twitter, as is your wont). Speaking of which, Netflix has released a trailer for each of the new episodes, and I’ve ch...
20:15, 2019-05-21

Ex-NFL GM accused of targeting black employees Shortly after Brian Pope lost his job as security coordinator for the Houston Texans in May, he found out that "several players made the comment that 'they are trying to get rid of all the brothers,'" he said....
07:45, 2019-06-15

Jim Bouton Woke Up America In 1969 and 1970, two books were published that demystified two of the most hidebound American institutions—presidential campaigns and major-league baseball. By and large, both were exercises controlled at their very top by Penis-Americans who were so white that they barely cast a shadow. They were ...
00:45, 2019-07-13

What are the richest towns in America? 24/7 Wall St. reviewed household income data from U.S. Census Bureau surveys in every American town with a population of between 1,000 and 25,000.       ...
01:00, 2019-06-20

25 most dangerous cities in America 24/7 Wall St. reviewed violent crime rates in major U.S. cities from the FBI’s 2017 Uniform Crime Report. See which cities made the top 25 list:       ...
20:15, 2019-06-10

Across the US: What are the 35 poorest towns in America? The 35 poorest towns in the U.S. are located in 19 different states across the country. The poorest? Centreville, Illinois.       ...
14:30, 2019-06-08

Why South America's prospects are looking up My career as a financial tipster lasted only a few seconds, but, if I say so myself, it went rather well. In the hours that followed Donald Trump’s election in 2015, U.S. stocks fell and the dollar weakened. “Buy the dip," I told my Twitter followers, and, sure enough, the spasm passed almost immedi...
06:45, 2019-06-14

The 50 hottest cities in America Heading into summer, residents of some cities face a big challenge when it comes to staying cool. 24/7 Wall St. identified the 50 hottest in the US.       ...
01:15, 2019-06-20

HTC Vive Pro Eye is now out in North America for $1,599 At CES earlier this year, HTC showed off an updated Vive Pro headset with eye-tracking capabilities that can follow a user's eyeballs in real time. Now, the company has finally made the device available in North America after rolling it out in other......
08:30, 2019-06-07

These are the 20 most popular stores in America Walmart, McDonald's and Starbucks top 24/7 Wall St.'s list of the top 20 stores in the U.S. Drug stores and convenience stores also made the list.        ...
22:45, 2019-05-29

The Man Who Told America the Truth About D-Day Ernie Pyle’s dispatches offered comfort to readers back home. Then the Normandy landings — 75 years ago this week — changed his perspective on the war’s costs....
12:45, 2019-06-05

America’s safety net needs a new vision There is nothing more American than the Fourth of July when we come together as a nation to celebrate our country’s independence. Each year, we commemorate our republic’s founding on the bedrock principle of freedom. While many of us spent time away from our jobs with family and friends at barbecues...
06:15, 2019-07-07

Drink About America With an Americano Very few things, particularly at the moment, make me proud to be an American, but there certainly is a lot to drink about. The cocktail is an American invention, so I guess we can celebrate that, and we might as well do so with an Americano, an Italian drink named for its popularity with American ex...
22:00, 2019-07-03

Over 200 tornadoes rip through America in just two weeks Spate of storms exacerbated by cold, wet weather in California, has put 34 million people under severe weather warningsIt’s been an unusually harrowing month for millions of Americans living in the path of a spate of tornadoes that have torn through the heart of the country. An incredible 225 tornad...
23:45, 2019-05-30

Nigel Slater: 10 recipes from my little black book Exclusive extract: For years, Nigel Slater has been writing down everything he eats in his notebook. These notes shape the plant-based recipes in his new book, Greenfeast There is a little black book on the kitchen table. Neatly annotated in places, virtually illegible in others, it is the latest in...
16:15, 2019-05-21

Man aiming to be first black African in space dead at 30 JOHANNESBURG — Mandla Maseko, a South African man who had won the opportunity to become the first black African to go into space, has died in a motorcycle crash. He was 30. Maseko was killed in Pretoria over the weekend, according to a family statement reported by local media Monday. Maseko became k...
00:30, 2019-07-09

Mother says Utah officer pulled gun on her black son A Utah mother is calling for an independent investigation after she says a police officer pointed a gun at her 10-year-old son's head in what she calls a racially motivated incident....
03:45, 2019-06-08

Bond's number is up: black female actor 'is the new 007' Daniel Craig retains title role but 25th instalment in the franchise reveals codename has been reassigned to British actor Lashana LynchWhile Daniel Craig is set to reprise his role as James Bond in the next film, the franchise is set for a shake-up, with reports claiming that black British actor La...
04:00, 2019-07-16

The 10 Biggest Cultural Thefts in Black History Netflix’s new documentary, The Lion’s Share, chronicles the history of the song “The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” how it became a worldwide hit and—most importantly—how media companies including Disney, kept the song’s original creator, South African musician Solomon Linda, from receiving any of the profit...
19:45, 2019-05-30

New Updates From Black Widow, Enola Holmes, and More Black Widow set pictures continue to give us a look at the film’s mysterious new villain. The game is afoot for Henry Cavill and Enola Holmes. Margot Robbie plans to produce a sci-fi hacker horror flick about implants. The Hello Kitty film has found its writer from a surprising source. Plus, what’s ...
18:15, 2019-06-28

The 9th Black Trans Woman Has Been Killed This Year On Wednesday, the body of Chanel Scurlock—a transgender black woman—was discovered in a field in Lumberton, N.C. shortly after midnight. She was 23....
01:00, 2019-06-08

'There's still hope' – behind gentrification drama The Last Black Man in San Francisco Director Joe Talbot and star Jimmie Fails discuss their buzzy, award-winning film that looks at a city they love as it falls further from their graspThe Last Black Man in San Francisco, the debut film from director Joe Talbot and star/partner/friend Jimmie Fails, is about a city in danger of disappe...
08:15, 2019-06-08

Cross burned at church where black pastor was to appear GASTONIA, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a cross was set on fire at a predominantly white church where a black pastor was scheduled to appear for a revival next month. News outlets report the fire outside Loray Baptist Church in Gastonia on Wednesday burned a cross which had been deco...
20:30, 2019-05-29

'Orange is the New Black' Season 7 to premiere in July "Orange is the New Black" stars Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon and Natasha Lyonne sing the Regina Spektor song "You've Got Time" in a Season 7 promo....
22:45, 2019-05-22

City to end ‘Saggy pants’ law that mostly affects black men SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — The city of Shreveport, Louisiana, has moved to abolish a 2007 ordinance banning people from wearing pants below their waistline. The Shreveport Times reports the City Council voted 6-1 Tuesday to abolish the law. Police data show it resulted in the arrests of a total of 699 b...
15:00, 2019-06-12

The new 'Twilight Zone' is available to stream in black and white CBS All Access just gave nostalgia-seekers something to watch this weekend. As promised, the streaming service has released a version of Jordan Peele's The Twilight Zone series in black and white. It's an homage to the 1959 show, of course, but it......
20:15, 2019-06-01

Apple’s Most Significant New Innovation Is a Little Black Button. Here’s Why During Apple’s annual WWDC keynote on June 3, software boss Craig Federighi said that privacy is in “everything we do” — and shortly thereafter put his money where his mouth was. The newest updates to Apple’s operating systems, including macOS, iOS and the brand new iPa...
19:15, 2019-06-11