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50th Anniversary of Kennedy’s Moon Challenge

Today marks the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s famous speech where he challenged America to land a man on the moon before the end of the 1960s. On...

A busy year for NASA spacecraft

Despite the fact that the Space Shuttle program will end permanently during the coming months,1 NASA still has a busy schedule in 2011. This year will see the launch of...

Rare lunar eclipse Tuesday morning

Early on Tuesday morning (December 21, 2010), a total lunar eclipse will be visible across all of North America. A total lunar eclipse is when the full moon is gradually...