Apollo 11

tech-science

A DIY Programmer Made a New Game for the 50-Year-Old Apollo Guidance Computer

“The AGC wasn't just an important part [of Apollo]: it was the core of the entire ship, without which the entire program wouldn't have been possible.”
Becky Ferreira
7.24.19
Conspiracies

Conspiracy Theorists Are Going Wild Over the Moon Landing Anniversary

Conspiracy theorists are over the moon for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing.
Mack Lamoureux
7.19.19
nasa

NASA Lost Lunar Rover Prototype and Other Priceless Artifacts to Sloppy Management, Inspector General Finds

The agency's Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that “a significant amount of historic personal property has been lost, misplaced, or taken” due to inadequate procedures.
Becky Ferreira
10.23.18
Apollo 11

NASA Just Released Two Years’ Worth of Apollo 11 Mission Audio

That's more than 19,000 hours of audio from the first moon landing mission.
Samantha Cole
8.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Neil Armstrong's Bag of Moon Dust Is Going Up for Auction

After being stolen, lost, and snapped up by a private citizen, the historic space artifact is now expected to sell for at least $2 million.
Drew Schwartz
5.23.17
nasa

Farewell Gene Cernan, the Last Man on the Moon

Cernan passed away Monday surrounded by his family. He helped crew three historic spaceflights, including the Apollo 17 Moon landing in 1972.
Becky Ferreira
1.16.17
Anniversaries

The Other First Moon Landing

Apollo 11 achieved the first crewed Moon landing in 1969. Ten years earlier, it was the Soviets who had the edge with Luna 2.
Becky Ferreira
9.14.16
kickstarter

Pilot the Apollo 11 Moon Landing in This Detailed VR Recreation

Experience Armstrong’s “giant leap” for yourself.
Becky Ferreira
3.13.16
Space

Buzz Aldrin Is Dead Set on Colonizing Mars

The Apollo 11 astronaut just opened a new space institute at Florida Tech.
Emiko Jozuka
8.28.15
videos

Here’s a Montage of NASA Deliberately Crashing Spaceships

At NASA’s Landing Impact and Research Facility, crashing is the goal.
Becky Ferreira
8.24.15
News

Who Is the Russian Billionaire Who Just Pledged $100 Million to Find Alien Life?

Yuri Milner is a venture capitalist with a scientist’s heart.
Rachel Pick
7.20.15
News

Kickstarter and the Smithsonian Want to Digitize Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit

The “Reboot the Suit” campaign is the first project from their planned partnership.
Rachel Pick
7.20.15
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