Mission Apollo Minute: Apollo 10

Astronauts Gene Cernan, John Young and Tom Stafford had an unenviable mission as part of Apollo 10. Apollo 10 was the dress rehearsal mission for the first Moon landing. Cernan and Stafford came within eight nautical miles of the lunar surface before turning back. Young and Cernan both went back

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Mission Apollo Minute: Pete Conrad’s Moonwalking Suit

Charles “Pete” Conrad became the third person to walk on the Moon as part of Apollo 12.  Conrad commanded the mission and stepped onto the lunar surface Nov. 19, 1969. His first words were slightly less majestic than Neil Armstrong’s, but reflected Conrad’s fun and sunny disposition. “Whoopee! Man, that

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WATCH: ISS crew discuss their last mission

What’s it like on the International Space Station? Wha does the crew do during their months orbiting the Earth in microgravity? On Feb. 20, Space Center Houston hosted a special presentation featuring the astronauts from Expeditions 56 and 57 to the International Space Station. NASA astronauts Drew Feustel, Ricky Arnold

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Mission Apollo Minute launches new video series

On July 20, 1969, the Apollo program culminated a decade of work with the historic first steps on the Moon. 50 years later, Space Center Houston will join the world in celebrating Apollo 11’s touchdown on the lunar surface. The historic Apollo lunar landing on July 20, 1969 paved the

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