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Astronauts hailed as heroes 50 years after historic moon landing

9:20am IST

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Capping a week of celebrations over the historic Apollo 11 mission, Vice President Mike Pence joined astronaut Buzz Aldrin on Saturday at the launch pad in Florida that sent the moonwalker and his two crew mates to space for humankind's first steps on the lunar surface 50 years ago. | Video

Explainer: NASA aims to build on moon as a way station for Mars

19 Jul 2019

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Unlike the Apollo program that put astronauts on the moon 50 years ago, NASA is gearing up for a long term presence on Earth's satellite that the agency says will eventually enable humans to reach Mars. | Video

Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad where first humans lifted off for the moon

17 Jul 2019

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to the launch pad Tuesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre in Florida where he flew to the moon 50 years ago along with the late Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. | Video

Robots to install telescopes to peer into cosmos from the moon

16 Jul 2019

BOULDER, Colo. As the United States races to put humans back on the moon for the first time in nearly 50 years, a NASA-funded lab in Colorado aims to send robots there to deploy telescopes that will look far into our galaxy, remotely operated by orbiting astronauts. | Video

SpaceX astronaut mission looking 'increasingly difficult' in 2019 - executive

16 Jul 2019

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. As Elon Musk's SpaceX closes in on the possible cause of a fiery explosion in April that destroyed one of its astronaut capsules, a company executive said on Monday its plan to launch humans into space this year looked "increasingly difficult."

SpaceX astronaut mission looking 'increasingly difficult' in 2019: executive

16 Jul 2019

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. As Elon Musk's SpaceX closes in on the possible cause of a fiery explosion in April that destroyed one of its astronaut capsules, a company executive said on Monday its plan to launch humans into space this year looked "increasingly difficult."

SpaceX astronaut mission looking 'increasingly difficult' in 2019 -executive

16 Jul 2019

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 15 As Elon Musk's SpaceX closes in on the possible cause of a fiery explosion in April that destroyed one of its astronaut capsules, a company executive said on Monday its plan to launch humans into space this year looked "increasingly difficult."

NASA shake up in new race to the moon

11 Jul 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. As NASA scrambles to meet U.S. President Donald Trump's mandate to return humans to the moon by 2024, two longtime heads of NASA's human exploration wing were demoted Wednesday in a slew of administrative shakeups, officials said in an internal memo.

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