‘Super Flower Blood Moon’ lunar eclipse occurs this week: Here’s how to watch
This week, night sky watchers and everyday folk alike have a rare chance to observe what has been called a “Super Flower Blood Moon.” What is so special? The so-called “Super Flower Blood Moon” comprises many astronomical events occurring at the same time. According to NPR, there will be a combination of ...
5 dead, many more missing in eruption of New Zealand volcano
A volcanic island in New Zealand erupted Monday in a tower of ash and steam while dozens of tourists were exploring the moon-like surface, killing five people and leaving many more missing. Police said the site was still too dangerous hours later for rescuers to search for the missing. Police Deputy Commissioner ...
US Senators consider challenges in NASA’s Artemis program
U.S. senators gathered on Wednesday, July 17, in Washington to consider obstacles, as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Chief Jim Bridenstine spelled out some of the challenges facing its Artemis moon program. Bridenstine started by mentioning NASA’s achievements. "We want to continue doing these stunning achievements and go further ...
In photos: Apollo 11 at 50, celebrating first steps on another world
A half-century ago, men from planet Earth stepped onto another world for the first time, uniting people around the globe in a way not seen before or since. Hundreds of millions tuned in to radios or watched the grainy black-and-white images on TV as Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin ...
NASA to make untouched lunar samples available for study
The lunar samples were collected by astronauts during the Apollo 15, 16 and 17 missions
Chinese rover making tracks on dark side of the moon
Chang’e-4 launched Jade Rabbit 2 rover as part of China’s ambitious efforts to match US and Russia as global space power
Israeli spacecraft gets special passenger before Moon journey
Time capsule of three digital discs containing thousands of files was ceremoniously placed within the space pod
Moon rock hunter searching for states’ final missing stones
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A strange thing happened after Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 crew returned from the moon with lunar rocks: Many of the mementos given to every U.S. state vanished. Now, after years of sleuthing, a former NASA investigator is closing in on his goal of locating ...
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