DALLAS, Texas — A bumper sticker from Wapakoneta, Ohio, advertising the city as the hometown of the “First Man to Step on the Moon” sold for $250.
One year before humanity’s first lunar landing, the moon must have still felt quite far away.
A small moon rock gifted to Cambodia by the United States amid the Vietnam War has resurfaced after being all but lost to time and strife.
Fifteen years after the space shuttle Columbia and its crew of seven were lost returning home from a 16-day mission, pieces of the winged orbiter are still being found and the debris is now being used by NASA to educate and inspire a new generation of space workers.
Two educators turned astronauts will film science lessons while aboard the International Space Station that were originally planned to be performed by the late Christa McAuliffe, the first “teacher in space” who died on the space shuttle Challenger in 1986.
Forty years ago, NASA launched twin robotic explorers on a mission to travel farther out than any spacecraft had gone before, and today, they continue to be our most distant emissaries.