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Oct 23, 2018, 11:10am EDT
  • November 19, 2019

    How Apollo moon rocks reveal the epic history of the cosmos

    Lunar samples are a time capsule. Scientists say we should go back for more.

  • July 19, 2019

    Exploring TV’s weird role in the moon landing — and moon landing conspiracy theories

    3 surprising true stories about television’s role in one of the most famous moments in history.

  • July 19, 2019

    What would alien life mean for Catholicism? The Vatican’s chief astronomer explains.

    He also digs into Galileo, icy moons, and the relationship between science and religion.

  • July 19, 2019

    Humans landed on the moon 50 years ago, and it’s still freaking awesome

    The Apollo 11 moon landing changed our understanding of the solar system.

  • July 18, 2019

    Scientists are grappling with our biggest limitation in spaceflight: our own bodies

    We’ve sent people to space for decades — but we’re only beginning to learn what that means for human health.

  • July 17, 2019

    The hasty plan to get Americans back on the moon by 2024, explained

    If NASA’s going to pull this one off, it needs to get through an enormous to-do list.

  • July 16, 2019

    Apollo 11 memorabilia sells for a high price — but who should really own NASA history?

    There’s been tension between NASA, collectors, and former astronauts over items that have been to the moon.

  • July 12, 2019

    Apollo astronauts left their poop on the moon. We gotta go back for that shit.

    What 50-year-old dirty diapers can teach us about the potential origins of life on Earth.

  • July 5, 2019

    1998’s From the Earth to the Moon is the best fictional retelling of the Apollo program

    The HBO miniseries doesn’t just tell you the story of the astronauts. It tells you the story of everything else, too.

  • June 24, 2019

    Who’s making money off moon landing conspiracy theories?

    An almost-serious investigation into the money behind the moon hoax theory.

  • October 23, 2018

    Apollo 11’s journey to the moon, annotated

    The moon landing was accomplished through the careful deconstruction of the Saturn V rocket and the Apollo spacecraft.

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