apollo mission

Unopened Lunar Samples From Apollo Missions Will Finally Be Studied

During the Apollo missions, NASA smartly set aside some lunar materials knowing future scientists would likely be better equipped to analyse them. Now, nearly 50 years later, the space agency is giving a select group of researchers the extraordinary opportunity to study these unopened and untarnished samples.

Smithsonian Uncovers Apollo 11 ‘Graffiti’ Not Seen In Decades

Smithsonian Uncovers Apollo 11 ‘Graffiti’ Not Seen In Decades

While building a 3D model of the Apollo 11 Command Module Columbia, archivists at the Smithsonian uncovered hand-written notes and markings in areas of the spacecraft not seen in more than 40 years. The remarkable etchings offer a new glimpse into what life was life on the way to the…