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NASA's Mariner 4 Space Probe

August 3, 2021

Space, despite existing thousands of miles away, holds a special place in human history. Whether it’s stargazing, Star Wars, or just the great unknown of the final frontier, humans have s...

1966: Buzz Aldrin Invents The 'Space Selfie' On Gemini ...

November 12, 2020

Taking the first "space selfie" in 1966 isn't Astronaut Buzz Aldrin's only claim to fame (he did walk on the Moon, after all), but it's an ever more relevant...

Apollo 12 Mission: 9 Wild Facts & Trivia You Probably D...

November 14, 2019

The Apollo 12 mission took Pete Conrad, Richard Francis Gordon Jr, and Alan Bean the Moon -- the second trio of Astronauts to make the trip. Following in th...

Buzz Aldrin Returned From Space Lacking The Will To Liv...

November 12, 2019

Left: The Apollo 11 Lunar Module Eagle with Aldrin and Armstrong inside. Right: Aldrin in April 1969, four months before the Apollo 11 mission. Sources: NASA.go...

Why Do So Many People Think The Moon Landing Was Fake?

April 19, 2019

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed the Apollo 11 Lunar Module on the surface of the Moon -- right? Well, that depends on whom you ask. Maybe...

Tang, The Astronauts' Drink That NASA Didn't Invent

May 22, 2018

There's nothing like a celebrity endorsement to give your brand that cool factor -- just ask the makers of Tang. Astronauts drank it in space in the 1960s, and ever...

Why did Buzz Aldrin Punch Bart Sibrel?

March 7, 2018

Pushing The Boundaries Lunar Module pilot Edwin E. Aldrin Jr on board the Lunar Module during the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission, 20th July 1969. (Photo by Neil Armstrong/Space Fr...

The Space Race: Did America Really Win?

November 29, 2016

Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, first woman in space, during preparations for here flight on Vostok 6, USSR, June 16, 1963. (Photo by: Sovfoto/Universal Images Group via Ge...