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The Space Race

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...

1965: When The Houston Astrodome Was The Eighth Wonder ...

April 9, 2021

The Houston Astrodome, dubbed “the 8th Wonder of the World,” celebrated many firsts in sports arena history when construction ended in 1965. The space-age ho...

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...

The Futuro House's Spaceship Chic: A Sci-Fi Pad Of One'...

February 20, 2019

A Futuro II photographed on the grounds of the Philadelphia International Airport in 1970. Source: Bettmann/Getty Images) This bulbous round structure is not ...

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...