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I Bought an Awesome (if Obscure) Piece of Space History!
Beginning in the mid-1950s, engineers started looking into the problem of aerodynamic heating; the challenge was devising a way to...
Suitsat Might Be The Creepiest Satellite Ever
Why a worn out space suit got an orbital burial
How Quickly Did the Crew of Apollo 13 Know They Had Lost the Moon?
Forty-six hours and 43 minutes into the flight of Apollo 13, Capcom Joe Kerwin had a mission update for commander...
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No need to leave orbit to feel weightless with an Apollo astronaut
How the Saturn V Broke into Pieces Launching to the Moon
When the Sun rose on the morning of November 9, 1967, Cape Canaveral was quietly buzzing with activity. Along with...
How Did the Apollo Command and Service Modules Separate?
The service module might have powered the Apollo missions, but it was never meant to return home. Instead, it was...
Why Did The Air Force Play With Cats In Space?
Plus, 9 simple ways to move in zero gravity
What Really Happened When Apollo 10 Heard Music in Space?
Apollo 10 heard eerie music around the Moon, but it's really not too mysterious.
This is what Downtime Looked Like Going to the Moon
It turns out that even astronauts can be vandals. Apollo 11 command module pilot Michael Collins left some graffiti on...
How the Apollo lunar modules were smashed for science
Each Apollo lunar module cost about $149,000,000. So why were they unceremoniously smashed into the Moon?