Featured by Amy Shira Teitel
The hellish Venus surface in 5 vintage photos
It's been nearly 40 years since we got a photographic close-up of the volcanic planet.
A brief history of menstruating in space
Before women started flying in space, NASA was a little worried they might die having their periods.
These Really Rare Apollo Images Put the Program in a New Light
John Bisney and J. L. Pickering’s latest, “Moonshots & Snapshots of Project Apollo,” is a stunning look at the Apollo … Continued
How the Air Force planned to put men on the moon
Just months after Sputnik's launch, the USAF had a manned lunar landing program all figured out.
How The Noise Of Big Rockets Breaks Apart Buildings
The engineers who designed and built the Saturn V rocket knew it was a behemoth, but no one was totally … Continued
This Rocket Failed to Put Soviets on the Moon
It was so cold on February 20, 1969, that the launch was delayed; even the biggest of all Soviet rockets … Continued
How Little Vibrations Break Big Rockets
Inside the dreaded 'pogo effect'
How NASA Goes to Space Without Leaving the Earth
On June 16, 1968, Joe Kerwin, Vance Brand, and Joe Engle climbed into and were sealed inside their Apollo command … Continued
Meet the Creepiest Android NASA Ever Built
In the name of getting Americans into space and to the Moon in the 1960s, no research program was too … Continued
Why Did the Mercury 13 Astronauts Never Fly in Space?
Jerrie Cobb kicked off her black pumps and crossed her stockinged feet on the floor. It was an unusual thing … Continued