Tag Archives: Space Exploration

Crashed Israeli Lunar Lander Spilled Tardigrades on the Moon

But only seconds before the scheduled landing, the numbers on the left screen stopped. Mission control had lost contact with the spacecraft, and it crashed into the moon shortly thereafter.

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Apollo 16 – Nothing So Hidden

Apollo 16 - Nothing So Hidden

Intriguingly revealing video of the Apollo moon missions. Astronauts: John W. Young, Thomas K. Mattingly, and Charles M. Duke, Jr. Shows the landing and the three lunar traverses in the highland region of the Moon, near the crater Descartes. Includes an astronaut’s eye view from the Rover; the lunar Grand Prix; the discovery of the house-sized rock; lunar lift-off; and the EVA 173,000 miles above the Earth. Microphones and cameras in Mission Control record the emergency problem solving during the prelanding crisis, and the reactions of scientists on Earth as the astronauts explore the Moon.

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We Are in a New Space Race, and America Needs to Win | Opinion

Space Force unveils its official logo and motto: 'Always Above'

Although they have been mocked by critics ignorant of their importance, steps like the administration’s commissioning of the U.S. Space Force, its establishment of a dedicated Space Command and the creation of a dedicated space technology development arm are all signs that the White House is beginning to view space as a new arena of strategic competition.

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