It took 400,000 people, working under extreme pressure, to reach the moon in 1969. Like any army, they suffered casualties.
June 18, 2009 | By The Editors
Three distinct personalities, one goal: reach the moon.
May 21, 2009 | By Michael Klesius
What it was like, in the astronauts’ own words. Excerpts from a new book by Andrew Chaikin.
May 20, 2009 | By Andrew Chaikin with Victoria Kohl
NASA tests the seaworthiness of its new moonship.
April 27, 2009 | By Rebecca Maksel
In 1959, a group of military pilots became Astronaut Heroes overnight, and created an American icon that survives to this day.
April 07, 2009 | By Matthew Hersch
A spacecraft bites the lunar dust.
March 2009 | By Mohi Kumar
February 2009 | By Michael Klesius
How the Ranger probes’ moon crashes helped pave the way for Apollo.
January 21, 2009 | By Paul Hoversten
Sending Apollo 8 to the moon was a risky mix of cold war politics, bravery, and the faith of one man, George Low, in his engineers.
December 19, 2008 | By Michael Klesius
50 indelible images from the first 50 years of spaceflight
November 2008 | By The Space History Division, National Air and Space Museum
A small malfunction lands three astronauts on Russia’s version of the Red Planet.
November 2008 | By Don Pettit
November 2008 | By GEORGE C. LARSON, MEMBER, NAA
The next lunar explorers will soon report to Houston. Are some already there?
November 2008 | By Michael Cassutt
A veteran space scientist discusses the challenges of the 21st Century.
November 2008 | By Elizabeth Howell
At the start of a new partnership, U.S. and Russian space travelers learn that every long journey begins with a single step.
October 2008 | By Tom Harpole
A small band of rogue rocketeers takes on the NASA establishment.
September 29, 2008 | By Michael Klesius
If STS-400 launches, be prepared for one of the most dramatic spaceflights ever.
September 02, 2008 | By Paul Hoversten
Forty years later, we’re about to see what the moonwalkers left behind.
September 2008 | By Tony Reichhardt
Megalifters prove you’re never too fat to fly.
September 2008 | By Kara Platoni
Student engineers answer NASA’s call to design the airplane of 2058.
August 06, 2008 | By Michael Klesius