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The Moon Is Not Black And White, It Just Looks That Way

Apollo 17 (NASA)

Hands up if you think about the Moon in black and white? Yes – well, you’re not alone, and there’s actually good reason for you to, because the surface of the Moon is nearly devoid of strong colors in comparison to what we’re used to here on Earth. Someone (a junior member of my family) [...]

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Observations

The Forgotten JFK Proposal: A Joint U.S.-Soviet Moon Landing [Video]

JFK giving moon speech at Rice University.

We all learned that President John F. Kennedy launched the U.S. effort to land the first men on the moon. “We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard,” he famously stated in his Rice University speech in 1962. [...]

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Observations

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Says He Has Located Apollo 11 Rocket Engines Lost at Sea

Jeff Bezos, Amazon.com CEO and one of the richest people in the world, has an abiding interest in the future of space exploration. His start-up Blue Origin is building suborbital launch vehicles and has received millions in NASA funding to develop next-generation spaceflight technologies. But Bezos also has a passion for spaceflight history, it seems. [...]

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PsiVid

#Apollo45 Where were you when Apollo 11 Landed on the Moon?

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In recognition of the 45th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, the first moon landing, everyone is invited to participate in sharing their moon landing stories by uploading them to YouTube and sharing them with the hashtag #Apollo45. I’ve shared before my story of being a young girl in Albuquerque, New Mexico and being called [...]

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PsiVid

8 Space Travel Books Worth Reading, A Video Primer

Today, the 44th anniversary of the first moon landing with Neil Armstrong’s and Buzz Aldrin’s first steps on the moon, I present to you some great books to read about space travel, each with their own video, whether it is a trailer for a movie made based on the book or a proper book trailer, [...]

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