Earlier this week, Penn State’s Lunar Lion team launched a crowdfunding effort to raise a little over $400,000 towards...
Jan 23 2014, 7:01am CST
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The Chinese moon mission is on its way. The Chang'e-3 lunar probe blasted off in China. If everything goes well, China will be the third nation to soft land on the moon.
Dec 1 2013, 12:39pm CST
NASA reports that the Phoenix Mars Lander has stopped communicating as it has run out of power. As anticipated,...
Nov 11 2008, 2:29am CST
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Jun 12 2008, 2:00am CDT
Source: The Huffington Post: UK Edition
The late Neil Armstrong is rightly regarded as a hero for being the first person to ever walk on the Moon. But arguably his greatest feat was managing to land the Apollo 11 Lunar Lander in the first place.
The Lander was -- in the words of Douglas Adams -- a crazy piece of near junk by today's standards, and while it was an obvious technical marvel, landing it was also incredibly risky. Armstrong had to deal with low fuel and pick a landing site on the fly before reporting ...
Full article at: The Huffington Post: UK Edition
Jun 12 2014, 3:44am CDT
The Nasa Mars lander Phoenix is possibly sitting directly on an ice patch.
A photo of the ground underneath the...
Jun 1 2008, 4:00pm CDT