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Apollo 8: Christmas on the moon

Christmas Eve, 1968. As one of the most turbulent, tragic years in American history drew to a close, millions around the world were watching and listening as the Apollo 8 astronauts -- Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders ...

dateDec 22, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Happy 40th anniversary, Apollo 15!

This month is the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 15 launch. This mission was the eighth manned mission in the Apollo program and the fourth to the Moon. The Apollo 15 mission is important because it was another step in manned ...

dateJul 27, 2011 in Space Exploration
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The Shoulders of Giants

America’s ambition to explore space has not come without a human cost. The decisions being made today about our future in space depend on lessons learned from past tragedies.

dateFeb 08, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Review: A stellar finish to 'Mass Effect' trilogy

(AP) -- Science fiction fans love their galactic empires. From the novels of Isaac Asimov and Frank Herbert to the multimedia epics created by George Lucas and Gene Roddenberry, the planet-hopping space opera has enthralled ...

dateMar 08, 2012 in Software
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