Dec 23, 2013 — The iconic photo taken on Christmas Eve 1968 "came about by accident," says space writer and historian Andrew Chaikin. A new NASA animation shows just how close the astronauts came to missing the shot.
Mar 20, 2013 — Some of the most powerful U.S. rocket engines ever built have been raised from the depths off Florida. The Apollo-era motors are to be restored and put on display. Meanwhile, NASA has pulled unused copies of the same engine out of storage and fired them up as part of its program to build new heavy lift rockets.
Sep 6, 2011 — Though not close-ups by any stretch of the imagination, the images do offer more detail than other photos taken two years ago by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, which is now circling the moon.