Check Out These Beautiful Photos From The Apollo 11 Moon Mission

Yesterday was the 44th anniversary of the first time humans set foot upon the Moon, when the Lunar Module of Apollo 11 landed on July 20th, 1969. Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took plenty of stunning photos, and here are a few shots from angles you may not have seen before. » 7/21/13 12:08pm 7/21/13 12:08pm

Confirmed: Jeff Bezos Rescued Apollo 11's Engine From the Ocean Floor

Jeff Bezos' child-like love and wonder of space and rockets has yielded many a great thing, including Apollo 11's #5 engine. The Amazon CEO confirmed today that the rockets dredged from the Atlantic earlier this year are, in fact, those from Apollo 11. » 7/19/13 12:44pm 7/19/13 12:44pm

A Watch Inspired By--And Made From--The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Romain Jerome has become known as the watchmaker that incorporates exotic materials into its timepieces, from moon dust, to metal from the Statue of Liberty, to volcanic ash. And while it's still embracing that role with the new Moon Orbiter, the watch actually puts more focus on the highly engineered flying tourbillon … » 6/19/13 3:14pm 6/19/13 3:14pm

Jeff Bezos Has Rescued the Apollo 11 Rockets From the Ocean Floor

Ever since July 16, 1969, the rockets that pushed Apollo 11 into the atmosphere—and mankind to the moon—have been laying at bottom of the Atlantic ocean. Jeff Bezos has been keen to get them back, and now, thanks to his hard work and vast fortune of book money, they're seeing the light of day for the first time in… » 3/20/13 2:00pm 3/20/13 2:00pm

How NASA Prevents a Space Plague Outbreak

In the early days of space exploration, NASA basically made up procedure on the fly. With little knowledge of the world outside our atmosphere, agency physicians worried what humans might encounter out there. Maybe John Glenn would go Space Blind. Maybe the Apollo 11 crew would track an Andromeda Strain through the… » 9/25/12 1:00pm 9/25/12 1:00pm

Even at Minifig Scale, This LEGO Saturn V Rocket Is Ginormous

Standing 5.76 meters (roughly 19 feet) tall and composed of nearly 120,000 bricks this recreation of the Apollo 11 mission's Saturn V rocket is as mammoth as it is detailed. LEGO Certified Professional Ryan "The BrickMan" McNaught included every detail, down the to the LEGO NASA Astrovan used to shuttle the astronauts… » 1/13/12 1:00pm 1/13/12 1:00pm

Watch the Apollo 11 Landing With New Audio and Multiple Cameras

41 years ago today, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the Moon. Millions watched the grainy video and listened to the noisy sound from space. Now, Stephen Slater and Footagevault have joined multiple camera feeds with restored audio: » 7/20/10 1:20pm 7/20/10 1:20pm