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The first moon landing, back on July 20, 1969, was a huge achievement, not just for the United States, but for all of mankind.Some readily admit that humans have, since 1969, landed on the moon, and that only the first landing was faked.
For at least the first, uncrewed flight in 2018, NASA will use an interim upper stage.But Congress has been pressing the agency to settle on a new, permanent upper stage, dubbed the "Exploration Upper Stage," in time for the second launch of the SLS rocket in 2022 or 2023.
Disney posted a video today of BB-8 visiting the NASA Jet Propulsion laboratory to meet Maggie, a Mars rover.Maggie is a double of Curiosity, the rover currently on Mars.
Something's gone wrong aboard the planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft.On Friday evening, mission manager Charlie Sobeck announced that Kepler had entered "emergency mode.
After several near misses, the Falcon 9 rocket delivered its payload to orbit, then successfully landed on a drone ship, ready for refurbishment and reuse.However, SpaceX also took the opportunity to attempt another vertical landing with the Falcon 9 first stage.
In reality, the edge of our solar system is known as the heliopause, and it’s roughly 2.In hopes of reaching deep space faster, NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center is investigating a plan to use massive solar sails to reach the heliopause in just 10 years.
RR Auction is selling a one-of-a-kind Zeiss Tele-Tessar 500mm telephoto camera lens with a starting bid of $50,000.The lens was manufactured specifically for Hasselblad EDC (electric data camera), a camera designed to operate in the extreme conditions found on the moon.
As part of the extended Solstice mission, NASA and the ESA sent Cassini diving through the plumes of these cryovolcanoes on a recent flyby of Enceladus.Far from just boring old water, Cassini found complex organic molecules, CO2, and even bits of Enceladus’ seafloor in the vaporous plumes.
With the Space Launch System (SLS), slowly coming together by pieces, it hopes to change that.The Space Launch System is a so-called super heavy-lift rocket, which puts it a category ahead of SpaceX’s venerable Falcon Heavy, and which also makes it the most powerful rocket every created.
Happy 26th birthday to the Hubble Space Telescope!For the telescope's birthday, NASA is pushing this image of the Bubble Nebula.
Just to produce the gravitational waves LIGO observed, the cataclysm liberated the mass energy of three of our suns — in less than a quarter of a second.Merging black holes take millions of years to collide.