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Moon Landing

Moon Camera Fetches Huge Sum At Auction Overseas

AP | Posted 03.25.2014 | Science

VIENNA (AP) — It was put on auction as a camera that made it to the moon and back. And it had its price — nearly $760,000. The Hasselblad 500 sol...

Amazing Point-Of-View Video Shows New Lunar Probe Nail Landing

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.17.2013 | Science

A breathtaking new video shows the vertiginous descent of China's new Chang'e-3 lunar probe -- and showcases the rise of that nation's increasingly am...

China Can Clean Its Air

Steven Cohen | Posted 02.15.2014 | Green
Steven Cohen

National sovereignty shows no signs of fading away, but a form of global citizenship seems to be growing alongside it. This global citizenship makes us want to help China solve its air pollution problems.

Chinese Land On Moon

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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New Lunar Rover Gets Rolling

AP | LOUISE WATT | Posted 12.16.2013 | Science

BEIJING (AP) — China's first moon rover has touched the lunar surface and left deep traces on its loose soil, state media reported Sunday, several h...

Probe Makes First Moon Landing In 37 Years

AP | LOUISE WATT | Posted 02.13.2014 | Science

BEIJING (AP) — State media say China has safely carried out the world's first soft landing of a space probe on the moon in nearly four decades. Sta...

Why It's So Important To Re-Connect With Old Friends

Diana M. Raab | Posted 02.09.2014 | Fifty
Diana M. Raab

For me the holidays are bittersweet. The incidence of death increases around the holiday season, and although that may seem like an anecdotal myth, statistics have shown this. It was true in my years working as a nurse, and also in my own personal experience.

Moon Goddess and Jade Rabbit: How Science and Spirituality Commingle

Andrew Lam | Posted 02.05.2014 | GPS for the Soul
Andrew Lam

She neither lives nor dies and has no name; she has been internalized. She's the moment of wonder itself. In her presence the child still gazes, wide-eyed. Beyond her, there dances a marvelous night sky full of stars.

Conspiracy Theorist Proves John F. Kennedy Never Existed

Spencer Green | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

The Kennedy Family itself was invented in the 1840s by The Finger, a consortium that included oil speculators, the Illuminati, the Catholic Church, Freemasons, Whigs, and extraterrestrials from the Phoenix Dwarf and Triangulum Galaxies.

South Korea Unveils Space Landing Plans

natureheader | Soo Bin Park | Posted 11.14.2013 | Science

South Korea has unveiled designs for its planned Moon lander, a key part of President Park Geun-hye’s pledge to revitalize the country’s aerospace...

Making Milestones to the Moon

XPRIZE | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
XPRIZE

By Alexandra Hall Alexandra Hall, Senior Director, Google Lunar XPRIZE The last decade has seen XPRIZE build upon the success of its first competiti...

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...

WATCH: Remembering The First Man On The Moon

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.27.2013 | Science

On Aug. 25, 2012, Neil Armstrong, the first human to set foot on the moon, died at the age of 82. To mark the first anniversary of Armstrong's dea...

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...

How A Team Of Women Played A Crucial Part In The Moon Landing

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.28.2013 | Women

Though the first humans on the moon were men, the mission wouldn't have been a success without a certain team of women. The women who created the ...

Re-Igniting America's Solar Impulse

Tom Weis | Posted 07.21.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg are making history by flying across America in a 100 percent solar-powered plane that collects enough energy during the day to fly through the night on battery power alone.

NASA Chief Ends Speculation About Manned Moon Missions

Posted 04.09.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 04/08/2013 03:18 PM EDT on SPACE.com NASA chief Charles Bolden says the space agency won't be sending astronauts to l...

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 ...

Did Neil Armstrong Lie About His Famous Line?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." It's one of the 20th century's most famous lines, but what if Neil Armstrong lied abou...

Walking on the Moon

Matthew Hersch | Posted 02.11.2013 | Science
Matthew Hersch

The universities and laboratories have until the end of 2015 to land their rovers, and it's only a matter of time before one succeeds. What will the rovers will do when they get to the Moon, though, is still up in the air.

Did U.S. Have Plans To Nuke The Moon?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 11.28.2012 | Science

A story that surfaced over a decade ago is making the rounds again this week, as some media outlets are reporting that the U.S. considered detonating ...

He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother

Harvey Rosenfield | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics
Harvey Rosenfield

Consider that the cost of the getting to the Moon in today's dollars would be about $26 billion less than taxpayers spent bailing out the insurance giant AIG.

This Is How We Walk on the Moon

Kevin Hansen | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Kevin Hansen

If the U.S. seeks to send a manned space mission to Mars or reach similar such milestones by the end of the 2020s -- or sooner -- it need provide no more than it did in the 1960s: funding, political will, and presidential accountability.

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...