NASA's Exploration Mission 1 could involve two astronauts flying in an Orion capsule around the moon similar to the 1968 Apollo 8 flight. A safety panel, however, said compelling reasons should justify the risk to human life.
Space February 25, 2017
Part-Time Scientists' plan to send a pair of rovers to the Apollo 17 landing site may finally put an end to the moon landing conspiracy theories. The German team is one of the 16 teams that compete for the $30 million Google Lunar X-Prize.
Space November 30, 2016
Declassified tapes from Apollo 10 mission revealed that astronauts heard strange music while traveling on the far side of the moon. The tapes have been stored in NASA's archives and were not revealed until 2008.
Space February 22, 2016
Edgar Mitchell is now the fifth person to pass away after walking on the lunar surface. What became of America's Moon walkers?
Space February 6, 2016
Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell passed away on February 4. Who was this man, and what did he contribute to the exploration of our nearest planetary neighbor?
Space February 6, 2016
King, the public voice of NASA's Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs, has died in Florida. Billions of people around the world listened to his voice during the countdown of the launch of the Apollo 11 moon landing mission in 1969.
Space June 12, 2015
Last living member of Wernher von Braun's team of rocket designers and engineers that came to the U.S. dies. Oscar Carl Holderer helped design the Saturn V rocket that took men to the moon.
Space May 6, 2015
NASA holds day of remembrance for fallen astronauts. Ceremonies held to mark Apollo, Challenger and Columbia tragedies.
Space January 28, 2015
Astronauts visit Minnesota high school named for NASA's Apollo program. Event was intended to inspire students and demonstrate new technologies being considered by the space agency.
November 13, 2014
Apollo rocks show a slightly different composition to similar objects on Earth. Lending an evidence of an impact 4.5 billion years ago between the Earth and a Mars-sized body called Theia.
Space June 6, 2014
Moon orbiting satellite crashes into lunar surface after completion of mission. Impact site was chosen to avoid historic Apollo mission artifacts.
Space April 20, 2014
More than 300 items related to space travel will be auctioned off in New York this week. The items are part of 'The Space History Sale' by Bonhams, a British auction house.
Space April 7, 2014
Terukazu Fujisawa just paid almost a million dollars for a camera, billed as the only one to have returned from the surface of the Moon. But what is the mystery of the Apollo 15 camera?
Space March 26, 2014