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Eugene Cernan, Last Human to Walk on Moon, Dies at 82

Eugene Cernan, Last Human to Walk on Moon, Dies at 82

Eugene A. Cernan on the last human mission on the moon’s surface, in December 1972.
Eugene Cernan, Last Human to Walk on Moon, Dies at 82

Eugene Cernan, Last Human to Walk on Moon, Dies at 82

Eugene A. Cernan on the last human mission on the moon’s surface, in December 1972.
50 Years After Apollo Disaster, Memorial for 3 Men, and for Era

50 Years After Apollo Disaster, Memorial for 3 Men, and for Era

Taps was played Friday at the end of a memorial service for the three astronauts killed in the Apollo 1 fire 50 years ago.
50 Years After Apollo Disaster, Memorial for 3 Men, and for Era

50 Years After Apollo Disaster, Memorial for 3 Men, and for Era

Taps was played Friday at the end of a memorial service for the three astronauts killed in the Apollo 1 fire 50 years ago.
Neil Armstrong’s Moon Bag Could Fetch $4 Million at Auction

Neil Armstrong’s Moon Bag Could Fetch $4 Million at Auction

A bag used by the astronaut Neil Armstrong to bring lunar rocks home from the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. It will be auctioned, likely for millions of dollars, by Sotheby’s in July.
Neil Armstrong’s Moon Bag Could Fetch $4 Million at Auction

Neil Armstrong’s Moon Bag Could Fetch $4 Million at Auction

A bag used by the astronaut Neil Armstrong to bring lunar rocks home from the Apollo 11 mission to the moon. It will be auctioned, likely for millions of dollars, by Sotheby’s in July.
Richard Gordon, Gemini and Apollo Astronaut, Dies at 88

Richard Gordon, Gemini and Apollo Astronaut, Dies at 88

Richard Gordon, center, with Charles Conrad, left, and Alan Bean, aboard the U.S.S. Hornet, an aircraft carrier, after their spacecraft splashed down.
Alan Bean, 4th Person to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 86

Alan Bean, 4th Person to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 86

Alan Bean stepping onto the moon in 1969 during the Apollo 12 mission. He was joined by the mission commander, Pete Conrad.
Alan Bean, 4th Person to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 86

Alan Bean, 4th Person to Walk on the Moon, Dies at 86

Alan Bean stepping onto the moon in 1969 during the Apollo 12 mission. He was joined by the mission commander, Pete Conrad.
Neil Armstrong Walked on the Moon. To These Boys, He Was Just Dad.

Neil Armstrong Walked on the Moon. To These Boys, He Was Just Dad.

In July 1969, this copy of Newsweek magazine with Neil Armstrong on the cover was sent to the Armstrong household. It is one of about 800 items that will be auctioned in November.
Neil Armstrong Walked on the Moon. To These Boys, He Was Just Dad.

Neil Armstrong Walked on the Moon. To These Boys, He Was Just Dad.

In July 1969, this copy of Newsweek magazine with Neil Armstrong on the cover was sent to the Armstrong household. It is one of about 800 items that will be auctioned in November.
Neil Armstrong Walked on the Moon. To These Boys, He Was Just Dad.

Neil Armstrong Walked on the Moon. To These Boys, He Was Just Dad.

In July 1969, this copy of Newsweek magazine with Neil Armstrong on the cover was sent to the Armstrong household. It is one of about 800 items that will be auctioned in November.

Op-Docs: A First Glimpse of Our Magnificent Earth, Seen From the Moon

The first people to view our planet from the moon were transformed by the experience. In this film, they tell their story.
Looking Earthward From Space

Looking Earthward From Space

From Apollo Eight, the famous view of planet Earth as seen from the Moon in December 1968.
Review: ‘First Man’ Takes a Giant Leap for Man, a Smaller Step for Movies

Review: ‘First Man’ Takes a Giant Leap for Man, a Smaller Step for Movies

Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong, with Lukas Haas as Mike Collins, left, and Corey Stoll as Buzz Aldrin in “First Man.”
Out There: Apollo 8’s Earthrise: The Shot Seen Round the World

Out There: Apollo 8’s Earthrise: The Shot Seen Round the World

The iconic image was taken by astronaut William A. Anders on Apollo 8 on Christmas Eve in 1968. He was tasked with photographing the lunar landscape for a suitable spot for an eventual Apollo mission
We Are All Riders on the Same Planet

We Are All Riders on the Same Planet

The "Earthrise" photograph taken by William Anders on Apollo 8 on Christmas Eve in 1968.
The Most Distant Place We’ve Visited

The Most Distant Place We’ve Visited

A NASA illustration depicts the New Horizons spacecraft encountering 2014 MU69 nicknamed Ultima Thule a Kuiper Belt object that orbits one billion miles beyond Pluto.
Out There: In Science, as in Sports, the Sidelines Matter

Out There: In Science, as in Sports, the Sidelines Matter

In October 2017 in Washington, D.C., from left, France Cordova, David Reitze, David Shoemaker, Jo van den Brand, Julie McEnery, Marica Branchesi and Vicky Kalogera announcing a detection of
Out There: In Science, as in Sports, the Sidelines Matter

Out There: In Science, as in Sports, the Sidelines Matter

From left, France Cordova, David Reitzein, David Shoemaker, Jo van den Brand, Julie McEnery, Marica Branchesi and Vicky Kalogera announcing LIGO’s detection of gravitational waves in Washington, D.C.,