We Is Here! Relive The Last Moon Mission In Its Entirety

If you are fond of the Apollo project, then you'll love this site Ben Feist has been building for years—which is now online in its very early alpha stage. Apollo17.org is a highly addictive, interactive, real-time exploration of the entire Apollo 17 Mission, based upon official NASA footage and the transcription of… » 3/25/15 4:40pm Wednesday 4:40pm

Our Last Manned Moon Mission Splashed Down 40 Years Ago Today

Contrary to the cries of conspiracy theorists, there was once a time when man traveled to the moon, and on this day in 1972, we made one last splashdown in the Pacific Ocean before cutting ties. Since then, mankind hasn't traveled more than 400 miles above the Earth's surface (the moon lies almost 240,000 miles above). » 12/19/12 5:40pm 12/19/12 5:40pm

These Are The Last Words That Were Said On The Moon

Everyone knows the first words that were said on the moon, but what about the last? 40 years ago yesterday we left the moon for the last time, so now's as good a time as any to ask. The answer? Well there are a few, and you can pick which one you like better. » 12/15/12 6:00pm 12/15/12 6:00pm

I Just Can't Believe They Went to the Moon In This Thing

When I looked at this photo my first thought was "Oh, what a cute paper model of the lunar module! It's so nicely done!" Then I read that this was not a model, but a photo of the real thing. » 7/11/11 4:00pm 7/11/11 4:00pm

New Apollo 17 Landing Photo Clearly Shows Lander, Flag

It's blurrier than old MySpace snapshots, but it's there as expected. The Apollo Lunar Modules and the US flag left behind at the Apollo 17 landing site has been caught in a close-up image by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. » 10/31/09 12:00am 10/31/09 12:00am