El 20 de julio del año 1969 el módulo lunar del Apolo 11 realizó su alunizaje y pocas horas más tarde los primeros humanos colocaron un pie en nuestro único satélite natural. Hoy se cumplen 47 años de este hito histórico para nuestra especie, y puedes celebrarlo recorriendo el interior del módulo lunar en 3D.
Earlier this week, NASA uploaded an incredible treasure trove of images to a new gallery on Flickr: unprocessed photographs from all of the manned Apollo missions. They represent an incredible look into what the astronauts saw on their missions to the moon.
Everybody’s talking about heading to Mars these days. But Buzz Aldrin, legendary figure from a space long past, might actually get to the job done.
Buzz Aldrin no es solo el segundo hombre en haber puesto los pies sobre la luna. A sus 85 años, el veterano astronauta es profesor de aeronáutica en el Instituto de Investigación Florida Tech, y acaba de fundar su propio think tank con un objetivo maravilloso: colonizar Marte.
Forty six years ago today, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first two people to walk on the Moon, and Armstrong snapped this iconic photo of Aldrin (and of himself, too—that tiny little astronaut reflected in the visor is Armstrong). But it wasn’t until today that Aldrin finally gave it the perfect caption.
Las últimas noticias respecto a misiones tripuladas a Marte no son muy alentadoras. El nuevo ciclo de actividad del sol podría matar a los astronautas en el camino, y hasta el propio MIT advierte de que una misión sin retorno al planeta rojo condenaría a los exploradores a morir de hambre. Inasequible al desaliento,…
On July 20th, 1969, with "one small step," Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon. But why did he get to go first?
This weekend is the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, when man first set foot on the moon, but Buzz Aldrin just tipped us off to another of his many accomplishments: He took the world's first space selfie back in 1966. Eat your heart out, Instagram.
Amazingly, there are still some people who don't think we landed on the moon. These people are complete idiots, to put it kindly. Back in 2002, Buzz Aldrin punched one of those idiots after being followed and harassed at a hotel in Beverly Hills.
The Second Man on the Moon was on Reddit yesterday doing an AMA. When asked what advice he'd like to give to Space X's Elon Musk, Aldrin's response was decidedly unsympathetic.
Buzz Aldrin was the second man to ever set foot on the moon, and he has some opinions about how things should go down when humans first set foot on Mars. Namely that they shouldn't come home. Ever.
An incredible fact from a fascinating new Buzz Aldrin interview: the Saturn V was only making 7 inches to the gallon at the moment of launch. Of course, the fuel economy improves dramatically when you actually take into consideration the entire distance travelled.
Look, we love Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin. But as this cringe-inducing rendition of "She Blinded Me With Science" painfully demonstrates, he should probably stick to the speaker's circuit.
El 18 de abril 2013 se llevara a cabo la Subasta de Exploración Espacial por subastas Heritage. La cual se compone de mas de 549 lotes repletos de los artefactos mas deseados por entusiastas del espacio.
Ten years ago today, we lost Space Shuttle Columbia and her crew. Here, Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin salutes as NASA Administrator Charles Bolden looks on, during a wreath laying ceremony held in the crew's memory today at Arlington National Cemetery. A public memorial service was also held at Kennedy Space Center…
Picture this. You're an airliner pilot. Buzz Aldrin—the man who flew to the Moon and back, among many other space and combat missions—comes to you and asks you to please "fly us safely home."
Maybe they thought there would be mailboxes on the moon, and that it would be brown. This postcard is a reminder of what an exciting, unknown frontier it was when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed there 43 years ago.
Check out this great find by science blogger extraordinaire Joe Hanson: an interactive panorama that gives you a 360° view of Tranquility Base, the landing site of the Apollo 11 spacecraft and its crew, including the late Neil Armstrong.