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Friday Talking Points -- Prelude To Silly Season

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Paul Ryan is attempting to address poverty, once again. What he's really doing is trolling the media to write "compassionate conservative" columns about him (which, so far, doesn't seem to be working very well), to bolster his chances to get the Republican presidential nomination.

PHOTOS: Rare Glimpses Of Historic Apollo 11 Mission

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 07.21.2014 | Science

"Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the moon July 1969, A.D. We came in peace for all mankind." -- Inscription on the plaque of the Ap...

NASA To Celebrate 45th Anniversary Of First Moonwalk

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.20.2014 | Science

Forty-five years ago, on July 20, 1969, crew members of Apollo 11 made history when they walked on the moon. "That's one small step for a man, one ...

A Timeless Gift

Victoria Oldridge | Posted 07.18.2014 | Science
Victoria Oldridge

The man who personified the intellect and boldness to soar to the moon and back was as human as the rest of us. Despite the 600 million people that sat captivated in front of their television set and witnessed his accomplishment, he still struggled with a deep-seated yearning to be truly seen.

How NASA Sold Us the Moon 45 Years Ago but Fails to Market Human Spaceflight Today

David Meerman Scott | Posted 07.17.2014 | Business
David Meerman Scott

This week the world marks the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, the most audacious and globally significant accomplishment in human history. Sadly, since the final Space Shuttle mission three years ago, our nation has lost our ability to return humans to space.

WATCH: Where Were You When Apollo 11 Landed?

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 07.08.2014 | Science

Where were you when the Apollo 11 astronauts landed on the moon? Or if you weren't around in the late 1960's, what do you make of that "giant leap for...

Moon Dust Mystery Solved With Help Of Old Apollo Data

Space.com | Megan Gannon | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

A revisited trove of data from NASA's Apollo missions more than 40 years ago is helping scientists answer a lingering lunar question: How fast does m...

A Strange Confluence of Flights

Frank Braun | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science
Frank Braun

I didn't look into the exact time that Apollo 11 launched, nor when John F. Kennedy Jr.'s plane hit the water. It was remarkable enough to me that both flights had happened on the same day.

WATCH: Multi-Screen Video Shows All Six Apollo Moon Landings At Once

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.24.2013 | Science

If you're a fan of space exploration and NASA history, you're in for an absolute treat. Just have a look at the amazing video above, which shows simul...

An Inspiring First

Mario Livio | Posted 12.01.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

From a purely scientific perspective, there isn't much to expect from Voyager 1 in the future. The probe is not heading towards any particular star. The closest it will come to the first star it encounters will be about 1.6 light-years -- and that will not happen for another 40,000 years.

Buzz Aldrin Skeptical Of Mars One's Ability To Send Humans To Red Planet

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.29.2013 | Science

Pioneering astronaut Buzz Aldrin wants to see humans on Mars by 2035, but he doesn't think the nonprofit organization Mars One will be the first to ac...

El-Baz: Go West, into Egypt's Desert

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.19.2013 | World
Magda Abu-Fadil

Internal strife, poor economic performance, major importation of food supplies, and severe crowding along a thin strip of arable Nile land can only me...

Lunar National Park Idea Called 'Lunarcy'

Space.com | Leonard David | Posted 07.29.2013 | Science

A new bill introduced into the U.S. Congress would establish the Apollo Lunar Landing Sites National Historical Park on the moon. However, the propos...

CEO Confirms Historic Moon Landing Finding

Space.com | Robert Z. Pearlman | Posted 07.22.2013 | Science

Forty-four years (and three days) after it helped launch the first men to walk on the moon, a huge rocket engine part salvaged from the ocean floor h...

Could THIS Be The Next National Park?

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 07.11.2013 | Science

If you plan to visit all the national parks on your next road trip, you just might be out of luck, unless you have access to a space shuttle. Two lawm...

Travels With Cubby: A Father's Legacy

Lindsay Pyfer | Posted 08.14.2013 | Travel
Lindsay Pyfer

Each Father's Day, my dad gave his children gifts. He always enclosed a note of appreciation, telling how proud he was of each of us and our accomplishments -- how happy he was to be our dad. But my father's most lasting gift, which I didn't understand until after he died, was the joy of travel.

WATCH: Neil Armstrong's Moon Heartbeat For Sale

AP | Posted 05.08.2013 | Science

AMHERST, N.H. -- A New Hampshire auction house will soon accept bids on space and aviation artifacts, including an electrocardiogram of Apollo 11 Comm...

Moonwalker Denies Selling Space Stuff

Posted 03.24.2013 | Science

By: Robert Z. Pearlman Published: 03/24/2013 11:27 AM EDT on SPACE.com A New York auction house is set to sell more than 300 space artifacts on Mo...

Teeny-Tiny Moon Walker Goes On Display

Posted 02.26.2013 | Science

By: Leonard David Published: 02/26/2013 06:47 AM EST on SPACE.com The first steps by Apollo 11 astronauts on moon in 1969 may have marked a giant ...

Astronauts, Scientist And YouTube Users Spot UFOs On The Moon (VIDEO)

Lee Speigel | Posted 01.16.2013 | Weird News

People claim to videotape UFOs in the sky above Earth. They also spot unusual-looking objects in NASA camera feeds at the International Space Station....

Leadership and Vision to End Breast Cancer, Turning Impossible Into Possible

Fran Visco | Posted 11.10.2012 | Women
Fran Visco

It is time we disrupt the business and system of breast cancer. It's time we disrupt the status quo. We must create an innovative environment for breast cancer research that will lead us toward the eradication of the disease.

An Appreciation of Neil Armstrong: The Coolest. Dude. Ever.

Mark W. Schleisner | Posted 11.06.2012 | Science
Mark W. Schleisner

In the history of humankind, only one person has a bio that includes "first on the moon": Neil Armstrong. And was he ever the right person for the job!

Neil Armstrong's Space Suit Gloves On Display

AP | Posted 09.05.2012 | DC

CHANTILLY, Va. -- Neil Armstrong's space suit gloves and visor worn during his historic first walk on the moon are going on temporary display at the S...

Neil Armstrong and the Space Generation

Anna Leahy | Posted 10.31.2012 | Science
Anna Leahy

The first era of U.S. manned spaceflight ends, and we are the adults of this nation now. Armstrong and eleven other men visited the Moon, but those of us who were watching, as young as we might have been then, are the space generation.

Neil Armstrong Had A Creative Life Insurance Plan

Posted 08.31.2012 | Business

Paying for life’s necessities can be tough, but if you’re a famous astronaut you might have a few more options than most. Before Neil Armstron...