Tag: Moon landing

Oreo To Release Limited Edition Cookies For Moon Landing's 50th Anniversary

Space fans will get to enjoy the new Oreo Marshmallow Moon this coming June. The limited edition cookies will be launched as part of celebrations for the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's Moon Landing.

Life & Style May 15, 2019

Apollo 11 Astronaut Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit To Be Displayed 50 Years After Historic Moon Landing

The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum has lined up several commemorative and educational activities to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing. These will include a display featuring Neil Armstrong's spacesuit.

Space April 20, 2019

Japan Wants To Build Moon Base Using Robots

Together with three schools and a construction company, the Japanese space agency plans to construct a moon base using robots. To know the possibility, they are already performing simulations on Earth.

Space April 9, 2019

Israeli Spacecraft Beresheet Completes Final Maneuver Before Moon Landing Bid

Israel’s Beresheet lander made its final maneuver to the moon before its scheduled landing on April 11. It will enter the moon’s orbit on April 4 and will arrive at the Sea of Serenity.

Space March 20, 2019

Footage Of Chinese Probe Chang'e-4's Landing On Far Side Of The Moon Released

China's space agency recently released the footage of the landing of Chang'e-4 on the far side of the moon. The video came just days after a panoramic photo of the site gave everyone a glimpse of the surrounding.

Space January 13, 2019

Flag And Medallions Neil Armstrong Brought To The Moon During Apollo 11 Mission To Be Auctioned

Items owned by Neil Armstrong will be sold at a series of three auctions. The Armstrong Family Collection includes flags and medallions brought by the astronaut to the moon during the 1969 Apollo 11 mission.

Space July 22, 2018

European Astronaut Explains Why Training With The Chinese Space Agency Makes All The Difference

China is inviting other members of the United Nations to send their proposals for future space experiments. Approved applicants can use the facilities in the China Space Station, which will be operational in 2023.

Space June 27, 2018

Videos Capture Professor Teaching Students Moon Landing Was Fake, Other Conspiracy Theories

A sociology professor was caught on video telling students about conspiracy theories on the moon landing and the holocaust. This is not the first time he is being investigated for his claims.

Feature | Science June 15, 2018

SpaceX Announces No Tourist Landing On The Moon Until Mid-2019 Or Longer

SpaceX is not catering commercial spaceflights this year, according to an e-mail sent to WSJ. No reasons for the delay were provided, but critics said such events are expected given SpaceX’s history of flight postponements.

Space June 5, 2018

NASA To Discuss New Experiment On Kilopower Nuclear Reactor Power System Designed For Space Missions

NASA invited the press to a conference where they will be discussing its most recent experiment that involved a new nuclear power reactor essential for the slated Moon and Mars missions.

Space April 19, 2018

This NASA Photo Proves That The Moon Landing Was Fake, Conspiracy Theorist Says

An archived NASA photo allegedly shows evidence that the moon landing was fake. According to a conspiracy theorist, the boulders in the background are not simple rocks but are actually something else.

Space April 19, 2018

Viral News Report On Buzz Aldrin Passing Lie Detector Test Gains Negative Reaction

An exclusive report received negative reactions online. Many condemned the publication for twisting Buzz Aldrin’s words regarding seeing aliens while aboard a mission.

Space April 12, 2018

Japanese Startup iSpace Wants To Put Billboards On The Moon: Ads In Space Coming Soon?

With funding secured, iSpace moved forward with the development of a lander that will be used for advertising on the moon. A 2019 launching was scheduled.

Space December 20, 2017

Have A Few Million To Spare? You Could Own The Apollo 11 Moon Rock Bag

Have you ever wanted to own a piece of history? A bag containing traces of moon dust from the Apollo 11 mission is up for auction.

Space May 25, 2017

Suit Up: Russia Recruits Cosmonauts In Space Race To The Moon

Russia’s space agency has announced a recruitment drive for budding cosmonauts, expected to be part of the country's manned moon mission. Russia remains in the race against the United States and China, eyeing a moon landing by 2031.

Space March 16, 2017

China Mulls Advanced Spacecraft Capable Of Moon Landing

China is gearing up to launch its first spacecraft that could be operated in low-Earth orbit and also capable of moon landing. This advanced spacecraft can carry three or four astronauts to the moon.

Space March 9, 2017

Moon Express Gets One Step Closer To Mining The Moon With Enough Fund For First Lunar Trip

With enough funding, Moon Express may soon land on the moon, and eventually, mine lunar resources someday. The company is said to expand the Earth's economic sphere by discovering and using the resources on the lunar surface.

Space January 16, 2017

2 Google Lunar X Prize Teams Agree To Share Ride To The Moon

Google Lunar XPRIZE participant Team Hakuto announced that it is teaming up with fellow competitor Team Indus to share a ride to the moon. Both startups will have their rovers board a rocket developed by the Indian Space Research Organization.

Space December 22, 2016

This Startup May Become First To Venture Into Private Lunar Mission

A startup is close to securing the approval of federal authorities for its first private lunar mission. The company, Moon Express, is competing for the $20 million reward from the Google Lunar XPrize.

Space June 7, 2016

China Space Agency Releases True Color HD Photos Of Moon

The China National Space Administration released never-before-seen high definition photos of its recent moon landing. In 2013, China became the third country to make a landing on the Moon.

Space February 2, 2016

George Mueller, Who Made NASA’s 1969 Moon Landing Possible, Dies At 97

NASA Engineer George Mueller was responsible for the "all-up" test approach that made the Apollo 11 moon mission possible. Here's how the "father of the space shuttle" contributed to manned spaceflight efforts:

Space October 17, 2015

Europe, Russia Plan To Send Lander To Unexplored Region Of The Moon

European and Russian space agencies plan to send a robot probe on the moon’s South Pole-Aitken Basin in five years to assess if the region has the resources for future colonization. Scientists hope that this will begin a new exploration of the Solar System.

Space October 17, 2015

One Big Step On Kickstarter: Save Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit Campaign Raises Goal To $700,000

The National Air and Space Museum announced that its Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to preserve astronaut Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit has now reached $525,000 since it was launched last week. The group now plans to raise its goal to $700,000.

Space July 27, 2015

Russian Official Wants To Investigate Authenticity Of US Moon Landings

Did it really happen? Vladimir Markin wants proof that the U.S. did land on the moon, calling into question the disappearance of original footage and the location of the moon rock.

Space June 18, 2015

Last Known Member Of German Team That Helped Build America's Moon Rocket Dies

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

China's Yutu Rover Reveals Our Moon's Hidden Layers

Lunar rover peering deep below the lunar surface finds evidence of an explosive past, scientists say. Chinese "Jade Rabbit" rover finds "layer cake" effect of alternating lava and soil, they note.

Space March 12, 2015

Neil Armstrong's Secret Stash Of Moon Souvenirs Revealed

Widow of Neil Armstrong finds bag of parts from Apollo 11 moon landing mission in home closet. NASA calls bag and its contents "priceless" historical artifacts.

Space February 10, 2015

Nvidia shoots down conspiracy theory about moon landing

Nvidia shed some light on the controversial pictures of the moon landing analyzed by its latest Maxwell chip. Many skeptics believe the moon landing was a hoax to cover up the failure of the Apollo 11 mission.

Space September 21, 2014

Nvidia puts moon launch hoax conspiracy where it belongs (Video)

Nvidia uses its new Maxwell line of GPUs to debunk Apollo 11 conspiracy theories. The GPU-maker reconstructs the lunar landing, bit by bit, and brings the truth to light with voxel-based global illumination.

Computers September 19, 2014

Orion's unmanned splashdown prepped for by Navy

NASA, U.S. Navy get last chance to practice ocean recovery of Orion spacecraft before it first launch, set for December. Recovery procedures get workout off the California coast.

Space August 7, 2014

Obama, Apollo 11 surviving crew members share private moment on 45th anniversary of moon landing

Edwin "Buzz" E. Aldrin, Jr. and Michael Collins along with Neil Armstrong's widow Carol celebrated the 45th anniversary of the moon landing with a private conversation with President Obama.

Space July 24, 2014

Apollo 11 moon landing turns 45: Where will the next 'giant leap' take place?

The successful Apollo 11 mission 45 years ago serves as an inspiration to NASA's current objective of successfully sending man to Mars in the future.

Life July 21, 2014

China third country to land on moon

China has successfully landed its Chang'e-3 probe on the moon's surface. The successful landing means that China is the third nation to successfully complete a lunar landing.

Space December 15, 2013

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