Looking back: astronaut Walt Cunningham

Apollo astronaut Walt Cunningham will share his unique perspective on a remarkable era of exploration, including the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs, and the human side of spaceflight Oct. 5 at the next installment of our Thought Leader Series. Get TicketsExplore the photo gallery below to relive some of Cunningham’s

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Apollo 50th: Space Spinoffs Infographic

Space exploration benefits humanity. It’s a simple concept, but in a future where a person has been continually living in space since 2002, it can be lost. Space exploration gave us Velcro, glaucoma surgery and so much in between. For instance, the Apollo program provided more than just the achievement

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Apollo 50th

Apollo 50th: Timeline Infographic

In less than a year, we’ll celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. In anticipation of that momentous anniversary, we’re creating content around the Apollo Program. One of the things we will be doing is creating infographics about different topics, including Apollo astronaut bios, Apollo mission recaps

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Remembering Apollo 11’s historic Moon landing

On the 49th anniversary of Apollo 11’s Moon landing, let’s tell the story of how these three intrepid explorers got there. On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 blasted off atop a Saturn V rocket. The trip to the Moon took four days. After spending about 36 hours on the surface

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Apollo 11: Three steps besides mankind’s one giant leap

On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11’s Lunar Module successfully landed on the Moon. It was the culmination of so much work and carried the hopes and dreams of the entire nation. You’ve seen Neil Armstrong’s first steps on the Moon. You’ve heard his historic first words. But, did you know

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