Five Women Who Made the Moon Landing Possible

JoAnn Morgan: NASA, via Getty ImagesBy Jul 23, 2019You’re reading In Her Words, where women rule the headlines.”JoAnn Morgan was NASA’s only female engineer at that time — and Apollo 11 was her debut as the first female launch controller. Read more »

The Apollo 11 Moon Landing in Augmented Reality

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armstrong Houston, this is Tranquility Base.
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Apollo 11 Anniversary: Everything You Need to Read on the Moon Landing

Science|Apollo 11 Anniversary: Everything You Need to Read on the Moon LandingImageA view of the Moon's north pole made from 18 images taken by NASA's Galileo.Here is a roundup of some of our reporting this year on Apollo 11. Read more »

How Moon-Landing Tapes Found in a $218 Batch Could Fetch $1 Million

ImageFootage from tapes being auctioned on Saturday as the “only surviving first-generation recordings of the historic moon walk.The bidding on Saturday starts at $700,000, and Sotheby’s estimates they will sell for over $1 million. Read more »

Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary

By Vicki Goldberg

How ‘The Twilight Zone’ First Saw Man on the Moon
The 1959 pilot episode, airing a decade before the first moon landing, bore what would become the series’ hallmark: narrating Cold War anxieties through a mix of science and superstition.Essay

Why Apollo 10 Stopped Just 47,000 Feet From the Moon
In a year when we’ll celebrate Apollo 11’s 50th anniversary, it’s worth remembering the pathfinders who completed the same mission with one critical order: don’t actually land on the moon.
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Reliving the Apollo 11 Moon Landing in Pictures

Science|Reliving the Apollo 11 Moon Landing in Pictures[Read all Times reporting on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.Five decades later the moon landing, as achievement and notion, remains mind-boggling. Read more »

Moon Landing by Israel’s Beresheet Spacecraft Ends in Crash

ImageAn image taken Thursday from SpaceIL’s Beresheet spacecraft, about 13 miles from the moon’s surface.“We had a failure in the spacecraft,” Opher Doron, the general manager of Israel Aerospace Industries’ space division, which collaborated on building the spacecraft, said afterward. Read more »