On July 20, 1969 mankind took “one giant step” as the Apollo 11 mission touched down on the Moon. As the first mission to bring humans to the Moon, it remains one of mankind’s most incredible accomplishments. 50 years after the historic Apollo 11 landing, the mission continues to capture the imagination of the public and is held as a shining example of what humans can achieve.
July 20, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission—the first manned lunar landing.
A photo of the sun with a glimpse of the International Space Station as it orbits the Earth was recently...
Measuring the length of the entire United States, Mars’ Valles Marineris—Mariner Valley—is an enormous canyon that makes our Grand Canyon appear minuscule. Stretching across a good expanse of the Red Planet, Valles Marineris is captured in spectacular detail thanks to the work of the Viking orbiter. NASA’s high-resolution mosaic of the Valles Marineris hemisphere gives a magnificent look at this canyon system.
Look up #sunset on Instagram and you’ll find over 200 million images from all over the world.
In an effort to keep the public engaged and remain transparent about its activities, NASA has a vast archive of...
It’s been 50 years since man landed on the moon, and LEGO is celebrating the incredible 1969 mission with a brand new model. The toy brand has collaborated with NASA to launch a LEGO replica of Apollo 11’s Eagle lunar module. The collectible, 1,087-piece set was created by LEGO designer Lars Joe and features an incredible amount of true-to-life detail.
Traveling 1.74 billion miles over 5 years, NASA’s Juno space probe entered Jupiter’s polar orbit on July 5, 2016.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has announced his plans to go to the moon in a news conference for his space...
Ten months in the making, this incredible mosaic of nearly 4,000 photos gives a detailed look at the Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC). This satellite galaxy is visible as a faint cloud for those living in the Southern Hemisphere, so getting an close-up vision of the LMC is a real treat. The photograph, which was named NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day, came together thanks to the work of five dedicated amateur astronomers.
Ever since NASA’s InSight Lander landed on Mars, it has been making history.
Astrophotographer Andrew McCarthy has been dazzling us with his high-quality images of the moon and planets taken from his backyard.