By: Terrence Aym
The early space pioneers of the Soviet and American programs never knew if they would survive the next mission.Today, with plans for space tourism, orbiting hotels, and even lunar and Martian colonies over the next few decades, the danger and risk of space seems...
Was Neil Armstrong's first moon step really a "giant leap for mankind"?
By: Chris Jones - 679937
It was only until the very recent years that Neil Armstrong was a regular household name. Now, the phase-out phenomenon is occurring here when even one of the most popular events of all time feels dust on covers of the momentous 1969 editions of Time...
Solar system discovered around double star
By: Isabelle Esteves
Since the beginning of time, man has stared at the sky and wondered what the twinkling lights were. The science of Astronomy grew up around this fascination. Today, with the sophisticated telescopes that are available, scientist are able to see things that were only dreamed...
By: Stuart Macadam
"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Indeed it was. When Neil Armstrong first walked on the moon in 1969, it was a massive achievement for space exploration. The accomplishment of being able to send a man to the moon...
Voyager I now 11 billion miles from sun
By: Isabelle Esteves
After 35 years, Voyager I has truly gone “where no man has gone before” or at least no man made object. When the spacecraft was launched in 1977, scientist hoped to receive information about Jupiter and Saturn. No one had any idea how long...
Astronomy: The Big Dipper
By: Jose Juan Gutierrez
The Big Dipper is one of the brightest and most recognizable asterisms in the sky. The Big Dipper is an asterism of seven stars in the northern skies, and can be easily found during all seasons except fall, when it lies low on the horizon...
What Neil Armstrong said when he set foot on the moon and its meaning
By: Celeste Simmons - 651639
The famous quote from Neil Armstrong was "This is one small step for man, and one giant leap for mankind." This quote was heard around the world, through newspapers and news wires. Everyone was waiting to hear the news after the spaceship had taken...
By: Jon Dainty Sr.
Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the surface of another celestial body, was born in Wapakoneta, Ohio, on August 5, 1930, and passed away on Aug. 25, 2012. Despite the fact of his lifelong reticence to put himself front and center ("Death &...
Is mining the asteroids possible?
By: William Browning
Asteroid mining made headlines in the spring of 2012 when a new company called Planetary Resources announced it would begin exploration to mine asteroids in 18 months. Slate.com reveals the plan is audacious, yet possible, thanks to some very interested entrepreneurs.What’s the...
What Neil Armstrong said when he set foot on the moon and its meaning
By: Christyl Rivers
The world held a collective breath. The first human being to touch upon another world carefully stepped down from the lunar module, Eagle. “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for all mankind.” Said Neil Armstrong, American, astronaut, courageous hero...

 

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