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.
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 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
The scientists received a series of anxiously awaited signals from the New Horizons, indicating that the aircraft made a historic flyby of the farthest, and quite possibly the oldest, cosmic body ever explored by humankind.
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