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An estimated one million people gathered on the beaches of central Florida to witness first-hand the launch of Apollo 11.
50 Years Ago: The Journey to the Moon Begins
The many challenges NASA overcame forced the agency and its partners to devise new inventions and techniques that spread into public life, many of which are taken for granted today.
Going to the Moon Was Hard — But the Benefits Were Huge, for All of Us
NASA will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon mission with a live, two-hour television broadcast Friday, July 19.
NASA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Historic Moon Landing with Live TV Broadcast, Events
This is JoAnn Morgan, the instrumentation controller for Apollo 11.
Rocket Fuel in Her Blood: The Story of JoAnn Morgan
The "NASA Explorers: Apollo" audio series is a four-episode podcast that sheds light on lesser-known stories of lunar exploration from the Apollo program to now.
Memories of Apollo from People All Over the World
Twenty-five years ago, humanity first witnessed a collision between a comet and a planet.
How Historic Jupiter Comet Impact Led to Planetary Defense
Robots can drive on the plains and craters of Mars, but what if we could explore cliffs, polar caps and other hard-to-reach places on the Red Planet and beyond?
For Climbing Robots, the Sky's the Limit
A dramatic Martian landscape can be seen in a new image taken from space, showing NASA's Curiosity rover.
HiRISE Spots Curiosity Rover at Mars' 'Woodland Bay'
Constructing an exquisitely complex vehicle like the Mars 2020 rover takes serious teamwork.
A Rover Pit Stop at JPL
The next full Moon will be on Tuesday afternoon, July 16, 2019, at 5:38 PM EDT. The Moon will appear full for about three days around this time, from Monday night through Thursday morning.
July 2019: The Next Full Moon is the Buck Moon
To manage Voyager 2's dwindling power supply, engineers recently shut off one instrument's primary heater. The cooled instrument continues to return data.
A New Plan for Keeping NASA's Oldest Explorers Going
NASA has selected 12 new science and technology payloads that will help us study the Moon and explore more of its surface as part of the agency’s Artemis lunar program.
NASA Selects 12 New Lunar Science, Technology Investigations