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Category Archives: space stuff
Forty years ago today, at 4:55PM Central Time, astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt lifted off from the lunar surface aboard the ascent stage of their landing craft, Challenger, bringing to a close humanity’s last manned expedition to the Moon. … Continue reading
The world’s gonna end one day. You know that, right? Most likely…assuming we don’t do anything really stupid between now and then…it will come to a natural death as our sun expands and eats it as one last snack before … Continue reading
As Asteroid 2005 YU55 made its way through our neighborhood this evening, giving us a pretty close shave as it passed Earth with a cushion of “only” 207,000 miles or so, telescopes around the planet captured some pretty breathtaking views. … Continue reading
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the first manned space flight. On April 12, 1961, Soviet cosmonaut Colonel Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin became the first human to leave the confines of Earth, when was launchd aboard Vostok 1 on a single … Continue reading
Check this out: Two noteworthy achievements in space exploration, courtesy of our friends the Russians. March 1, 1966 – Venera 3, launched from the USSR on November 16, 1965, crashed into the surface of Venus, becoming the first spacecraft from … Continue reading
On Friday, NASA will “bomb the Moon.” In reality, they’re planning to drive a used-up rocket motor from the LCROSS satellite into the Moon so that they can study the resulting ejecta for signs of water trapped beneath the lunar … Continue reading
Found this online. Once again, The Onion rules: (Click to enlarge.)
“The Eagle has landed.” If you’re following the recreations which are unfolding in “real time,” then you know that Neil Armstrong isn’t due to step off the landing pad for several hours yet. Still: 40 years ago today: HERE MEN … Continue reading
Okay, this is totally frikkin’ cool. If you’re on Twitter, follow these three IDs: @AP11_CAPCOM @AP11_SPACECRAFT @AP11_EAGLE The first two are the only ones “talking” right now, as they recreate conversations between Houston and the Apollo 11 crew on their … Continue reading