American astronaut Michael Collins, who flew the Apollo 11 command module while his crewmates became the first people to land on the moon on July 20, 1969, died after battling cancer, his family says.
NASA scientists present striking early images from the picture-perfect landing of the Mars rover Perseverance, including a selfie of the six-wheeled vehicle.
The Artemis Accords signed by eight nations promises to be the largest coalition for a human spaceflight programme in history.
On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 mission commander Neil Armstrong became the first person to step on the lunar surface followed by Buzz Aldrin.
The spacesuit that Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong wore had been out of view and needed to be rehabilitated before it was put on display again at the Air and Space Museum in Washington.
The crew's surviving members, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, are set to reunite at the same launchpad on Tuesday to kick off Apollo 11 festivities.
Businesses are at it again in 2019 as the 50th anniversary of the giant leap for mankind approaches.
The Apollo 11 Lunar Module Timeline Book used by US astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to land on the moon in 1969 could fetch up to $9 million, New York auctioneers say
Alan Bean was the fourth of 12 men ever to have walked on the Moon. Bean surprised NASA by quitting to become painter in 1981 and his moon paintings sold for tens of thousands of dollars.
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