Friday, July 17, 2009

New Photos Show Apollo 11 Landing Site!

Apollo 11 launched 40 years ago yesterday, July 16. Here are pictures of the lunar landing site taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. Read this article from

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Apollo 11 Launched!

Apollo 11, the first mission to land men on the moon, launched 40 years ago today.
This photo gallery at looks back at the historic mission to the moon.

Try these videos:
Apollo 11 Overview
The Big Event

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Man on the Moon - 40 Years Later

Relive each Apollo mission with video, photos and a unique animated comic. The Apollo 11 mission feature will be released on July 16, 2009.

This Week's Sky

During dawn Saturday and Sunday, the Pleiades, Mars, Aldebaran, and dazzling Venus form a mirror-reversed letter "L" in the east during early dawn, as shown at right. And the waning crescent Moon comes passing through.