What happens if a spacecraft encounters problems in the vacuum of space? While space travel can be very dangerous, there are plenty of fail-safes. NASA, in fact, is carrying out tests to make sure the Orion spacecraft is ready to safely carry crew on an alternate mission profile in the unlikely event that problems occur.
A real-time journey through the first landing on the Moon. If you “ever” wanted to geek out over the Apollo 11 mission, the spaceflight that landed the first people on the Moon, check out what NASA has created. “All” of the mission control film footage, onboard film footage, and TV transmissions. Over 11,000 hours of
BEIJING — China reached a milestone in space exploration on Thursday, landing a vehicle on the far side of the moon for the first time in history, the country’s space agency announced. The landing of the probe, called Chang’e-4 after the moon goddess in Chinese mythology, is one in a coming series of missions that