• Google teams up with Apollo 11 astronaut to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing

    30 days ago - By TechCrunch

    It's the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, so it's no surprise that Google's daily doodle celebrates this milestone today. To mark the event, Google teamed up with NASA and Michael Collins, the astronaut who piloted the remained on the command module while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin descended to the moon.
    Besides the usual doodle and animation, Google's team created a video with Collins in which he narrates the sequence of events from his perspective. Not a lot of people can say that they orbited the moon while sipping on a hot cup of coffee, after all.
    It's a fun video to watch...
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  • The latest Google Doodle celebrates the Apollo 11 anniversary

    30 days ago - By Engadget

    Google wouldn't let the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing go by without a Google Doodle. The company released its commemorative video Doodle today. The nearly five-minute animated clip follows Apollo 11 from launch, to the Moon and back,...
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  • Apollo 11 Astronaut and Space Station Crew Reflect on Epic Moonshot

    Apollo 11 Astronaut and Space Station Crew Reflect on Epic Moonshot

    30 days ago - By Space

    Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins recalled the epic journey that brought him to the moon 50 years ago, as International Space Station astronauts paid tribute to the first human moon landing.
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  • How to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing

    How to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing

    30 days ago - By The Verge

    Courtesy NASA
    July 20, 2019 at 4:17:40PM ET marks exactly fifty years from when the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle touched down on the Moon. There are going to be events and activities galore to celebrate the anniversary, honor the historic achievement, and explore how the space program is preparing for the future.
    There are way too many events to include them all here. What follows are some of the highlights, including where you can get more information about these, and other, events around the country.
    The People's Moon
    A mock-up of The People's Moon exhibit in Times Square.
    The People's Moon...
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  • When the Moon Was a Monster

    30 days ago - By Scientific American

    Some 70 years before the Apollo 11 landing, a malevolent natural satellite first landed on the big screen
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  • Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars

    30 days ago - By Reuters

    Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the agency says will eventually enable humans to reach Mars.
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  • Today's Google Doodle celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing

    Today's Google Doodle celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing

    30 days ago - By Digital Trends

    In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's lunar landing, Google has created an interactive Google Doodle that takes users to the moon. The Google Doodle, made in partnership with NASA, features a short illustrated video narrated by Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins.
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  • Google Doodle takes you on Apollo 11's mission to the moon - CNET

    30 days ago - By CNET

    Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins narrates an animated video Doodle highlighting key moments and details of the mission 50 years ago.
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  • Apollo 11 recovery, and quarantined with spray cheese - CNET

    30 days ago - By CNET

    Astronauts return, get an Airstream and declare their Moon rocks to US Customs
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  • Apollo 11 Flight Log, July 18, 1969: Entering the Moon's Gravity

    Apollo 11 Flight Log, July 18, 1969: Entering the Moon's Gravity

    30 days ago - By Space

    On the second day of their historic mission to land on the moon for the first time, the Apollo 11 crew of Neil Armstrong , Mike Collins and Buzz Aldrin received a small gift from Mission Control.
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  • Apollo 11 Is Turning 50. Why All the Moon-Landing Anniversary Hype?

    Apollo 11 Is Turning 50. Why All the Moon-Landing Anniversary Hype?

    30 days ago - By Space

    In case you haven't heard, the Apollo 11 mission that landed humans on the moon happened exactly 50 years ago - but why does that temporal inevitability seem so compelling to so many people?
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  • How NASA Tracked Apollo 11 to the Moon and Back with 1960s Tech

    How NASA Tracked Apollo 11 to the Moon and Back with 1960s Tech

    30 days ago - By Space

    NASA relied on the U.S. State Department to implement an extensive global network of antennas to support the 1969 moon landing.
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  • Never-Before-Seen NASA Video Shows Scientists Test Apollo 11 Moon Rocks for Life in 1969

    Never-Before-Seen NASA Video Shows Scientists Test Apollo 11 Moon Rocks for Life in 1969

    30 days ago - By Space

    Apollo 11 carried the first geologic samples from the moon back to Earth - and NASA has finally released footage of researchers examining those lunar samples for signs of life.
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