Space News

September 11, 2019
moon lander landing rendering picture from ISRO. Image credit to ISRO

Efforts Continue to Contact India’s Crashed Moon Lander

Just minutes before the Vikram Lander was supposed to touch down for India’s first-ever soft landing on the Moon, the spacecraft stopped all communications. The lander […]
August 25, 2019
moon phase of red moon

What Makes the Color of the Moon Change?

As intelligent as we are, as human’s we aren’t endowed with the most powerful of eyes. Sure, most of us can see the full glory of […]
August 14, 2019
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Has Anyone Ever Died in Space?

Space exploration can be quite tricky. During the space race, there was plenty up for grabs for any country which managed to register milestones. While the […]
August 10, 2019
Image showing a view of Earth from the ISS

Earth from Space, Photographed by Ten Different “Photographers”

From the ground, Earth looks like a large expanse full of bounty and different lands worth exploring. However, if you ask any astronaut, they wouldn’t really […]
August 6, 2019
nasa meatball logo with apple product

NASA Challenges – How Did We Conquer Space?

As the old adage goes, “success begets success”. In the case of NASA, it’s safe to say that they’ve been able to build on their successes […]
July 24, 2019
Christopher Kraft, NASA Mission Director

Goodbye to a NASA Legend, Chris Kraft Dies at 95

A few days ago we talked about the legendary NASA Flight Director, Gene Kranz. Yesterday we woke up with the news that we have to say […]
July 17, 2019
Gene Kranz, NASA Mission Director during Apollo Landing

Remembering the Moon Landing, Fifty Years Later

For people from a different generation is hard to understand and imagine what it meant to reach the moon. A few generations were not there at […]
July 17, 2019
Image showing Apollo 11 astronauts - Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin

Apollo 11: First Astronauts to Step on the Moon

The fact that we made our way to the moon still seems unbelievable up to date. It doesn’t really matter whether you witnessed the Apollo program […]
July 15, 2019
Newspaper image mentioning the moon landing feat

Relive the Apollo 11 Moon Mission on the 50th Anniversary

Competition is always a good thing. There’s no telling when we would have gone to the moon (if at all that would have happened) were not […]