What's Next for NASA: Planned Missions Through 2030
In honor of NASA's 55th Anniversary we put together this infographic that shows NASA's planned expeditions through 2030.
Training for Apollo Moon Missions, 1962
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Do We Have a Moral Obligation to Seed the Universe with Life?
[caption id="attachment_29411" align="aligncenter" width="350" caption="Photo: NASA"][/caption] Michael Mautner of Virginia Commonwealth University says that part of the human condition we enjoy is a responsibility to ensure life continues after our home, Earth, dies. It will happen, someday. And panspermia missions now will fulfill our moral obligation to see that life on other planets gets a fair chance, even if we won't ever see the results. As Mautner explains in his study published in…
After travelling almost 500,000 miles, the Apollo capsule floats under its three red and white parachutes before it splashes back to earth into the ocean. To purchase prints go to scbb11Sketch's Imagekind
From left: Gemini Pilots Buzz Aldrin and Jim Lovell The Gemini 12 mission was a manned spaceflight launched on November 11, 1966 as the concluding mission of NASA’s Gemini program. The objectives were to dock with the Agena target vehicle and conduct three spacewalks. The mission included conducting 14 scientific experiments and taking pictures of the total eclipse over South America. Gemini 12 returned to earth on the 15th of November.
During Apollo 11’s historic moon mission in July 1969, astronaut Buzz Aldrin unfurls a “solar wind sheet” designed to collect atomic particles blowing from the distant sun. The Lunar Excursion Module,...