|US Moon Landing|
Veteran astronauts from several US Apollo space missions converged on Washington on Monday to mark the 40th anniversary of humans landing on the Moon.
|Google Software Offers 3-D Map of the Moon|
Google on Monday unveiled an interactive 3D atlas of the moon, a new feature in the Internet search giant's Google Earth software.
|Man Will Return to Moon by 2020 or 2025: ESA|
Man will go back to the Moon by 2020 or 2025, Director-general of the European Space Agency (ESA) Jean- Jacques Dordain said on Monday, adding that Europe will play a role in the international mission.
|Future Lunar Mission: Don't Be over The Moon|
The United States will on Monday mark the 40th anniversary of its conquest of the moon, a triumph of scientific endeavour now remembered at a time when US dominance in space is increasingly uncertain.
|U.S. Shuttle Endeavour Docks with Int'l Space Station|
The U.S. space shuttle Endeavour docked with the International Space Station on Friday, delivering the final pieces of the Japanese Kibo complex and a new flight engineer to join the Expedition 20 crew.
|2009-07-20 Apollo 11 40 Years Later|
It was an event that captivated the world and marked a new era in human existence. 40 years ago today, NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong emerged from the lunar lander, dubbed 'The Eagle,' gingerly climbed down the ladder and planted his foot on the moon's surface and uttered the immortal phrase 'That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.'
|NASA Releases Restored Apollo 11 Moonwalk Video|
The U.S. NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) released Thursday newly restored video from the July 20, 1969, live television broadcast of the Apollo 11 moonwalk, to commemorates the 40th anniversary of the first mission to land astronauts on the moon.
|NASA Postpones Launch of Space Shuttle Endeavor again|
NASA has called off the launch of space shuttle Endeavor for the fifth time due to thunderstorms near the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the U.S. space agency said Monday.
|NASA's LRO Spacecraft Sends 1st Lunar Images to Earth|
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, has transmitted its first images since reaching lunar orbit on June 23, NASA said Thursday in a press release.
|NASA Moon Impactor Successfully Completes Lunar Maneuver|
The Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS) successfully completed its most significant early mission milestone Tuesday with a lunar swingby and calibration of its science instruments, NASA said in a press release.
|How LCROSS to Impact Lunar Surface|
NASA's two new lunar probes -- Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), Lunar CRater Observation and Sensing Satellite (LCROSS), lifted off Thursday on a landmark mission to scout water sources and landing sites in anticipation of leading astronauts back to the moon in 2020.
|A Web site, We Choose the Moon, will offer you a real-time recreation of Apollo 11, the mission to land the first men on the moon, which observes its 40th anniversary this month.|
When you log into the site, you can take part in the entire mission in real time, starting from prelaunch to the launch on Thursday, leading up to the moon landing on July 20.
The site features images, video and even sound effects and communications from the mission.
Apollo 11's lunar module, carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Jr., landed on the moon's Sea of Tranquility on July 20, 1969, while Michael Collins orbited in the command/service modules overhead, fulfilling Kennedy's goal of reaching the moon by the end of the 1960s.
About the First Lunar Landing
|When Armstrong stepped onto the moon surface from Apollo 11 on July 20, 1969, 40 years ago, he set a landmark in human history. Since then, people around the world celebrate the great landing every year, which has been dubbed as "a small step of Armstrong, a big step of human race".
On the Moon