History Stories
CATEGORY: Apollo Program
Would NASA’s Original Astronauts Make the Cut Today?
June 7, 2017

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Remembering the Apollo 1 Tragedy
January 26, 2017

When NASA’s first fatal spacecraft accident occurred 50 years ago, it happened not in deep space but right on the launch pad. Read More

Study Links Apollo Astronauts to Cardiovascular Deaths
July 28, 2016

A new study reports that Apollo astronauts have experienced elevated rates of cardiovascular-related deaths, likely because of exposure to deep space radiation. Read More

Remembering the Apollo 8 Christmas Eve Broadcast
November 23, 2015

On Christmas Eve 1968, Apollo 8’s astronauts captivated the world with a live broadcast from lunar orbit. Read More

45 Years Ago, Apollo 13 Launches
April 10, 2015

At 2:13 p.m. on April 11, 1970, Apollo 13 lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, embarking on what was supposed to be the third space mission to land on the Moon. Read More