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Neil Armstrong’s Apollo 11 spacesuit is back on display at the Smithsonian.

Armstrong’s Apollo 11 Spacesuit is Back on Display at the Smithsonian

The spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore to take humankind's first steps on the surface of the Moon is back on display at the Smithsonian...
Apollo 11 Saturn V projected onto Washington Monument to celebrate 50th anniversary.

Washington Monument Transformed into Saturn V for Apollo 11 Anniversary

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11, a life-sized presentation of the Saturn V that carried Armstrong, Aldrin and...
The price of the Omega Apollo 11 50th anniversary steel Speedmaster skyrockets.

Value of Commemorative Apollo 11 Omega Watches Skyrockets

As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing approaches, the value of a commemorative Speedmaster released by luxury Swiss watchmaker Omega has...
NASA's Mission Control Celebrates Apollo 11 Moon Landing.

NASA has Restored Apollo-era Mission Control Center

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, NASA has restored the Mission Control Center at the agency’s Johnson Space...
NASA has selected two partners to run a Mars 2020 Name the Rover contest.

NASA to Launch Mars 2020 “Name the Rover” Contest

In preparation for the launch of the Mars 2020 “Name the Rover” contest, NASA has confirmed the selection of two partner organisation that will...
BBC to premier 8 Day: to the Moon and Back on July 17

New BBC Film to Reveal Unprecedented Look into the Apollo 11 Mission

A new BBC film, 8 Days: to the Moon and Back that is set to be released just days before the 50th anniversary of...
An International Space Station LEGO set will be released in 2020.

International Space Station LEGO Set to be Created After Topping Fan Vote

A fan submission of an International Space Station LEGO set has won the Danish toy-makers LEGO Ideas 10-Year Anniversary competition. The LEGO Ideas 10-Year...
NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong prepares for the launch the Apollo 11 mission | Image credit: NASA

Harrison Ford Narrates New Neil Armstrong Documentary

A new documentary set to be released in time for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing next month is described as,...
Victorian-era solar eclipse footage found and digitised the British Film Institute.

British Film Institute Digitises Victorian-Era Footage of Solar Eclipse

Remarkable footage of a solar eclipse captured over 100 years ago has been found by the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) and painstakingly digitised by...
LEGO release new NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander to commemorate 50th anniversary.

LEGO Announce New NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander Set

LEGO has unveiled the new Creator Expert NASA Apollo 11 Lunar Lander set to commemorate the mission’s 50th anniversary. The impending release of an...

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NASA has proposed a spacecraft that would be powered by a 1,700-square-meter solar sail.

NASA Propose 1,700-Square-Meter Solar Sail Mission

NASA has proposed a deep space mission that would utilise a 1,700-square-meter solar sail to power a spacecraft that would measure the Sun’s magnetic...
SNC to launch Dream Chaser aboard Vulcan Centaur.

Dream Chaser to Launch Aboard Vulcan Centaur

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has selected the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Vulcan Centaur to launch the company’s Dream Chaser spacecraft for six International Space...
NASA has cleared the BEAM expandable module to remain on the ISS through to 2028.

NASA Clear BEAM Module to Remain on Space Station Through 2028

An experimental expandable module added to the International Space Station three years ago has been cleared by NASA to remain docked to the station...
Blue Origin has filed a protest over what it calls a “flawed” Air Force launch procurement process.

Blue Origin File Protest Over Air Force Launch Services Procurement

Blue Origin has filed a "pre-award" protest with the US Government Accountability Office over what it calls is a "flawed" Air Force launch services...
The Linkspace RLV-T5 demonstrator performed a 300-meter launch and landing test.

Linkspace Perform 300-Meter RLV-T5 Launch and Landing Test

Chinese small launch vehicle startup Linkspace Aerospace Technology Group has performed its most ambitious launch and landing test to date. The RLV-T5 tech demonstrator...