Topic: Moon

Anniversary Shows Us that NASA and Space Exploration are Worth Their Costs

July 21, 2014
Anniversary Shows Us that NASA and Space Exploration are Worth Their Costs

Sunday, July 20, marked 45 years since the United States put the first two astronauts safely on the moon. The cost for the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs was more than $25 billion at the time more like $110 billion in today's world. The ensuing U.S.

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Leonid Meteor Shower Peaks Thursday, Nov. 17

Nov. 16, 2011

The best viewing for this year's Leonid meteor shower will be several hours before dawn on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 17 and 18, according to the editors of StarDate magazine. However, the rising of the half-full moon coincides with the shower and will probably wash out all but the brightest meteors.

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Geologist Shares Experiences on Simulated Moon Missions

Oct. 26, 2011

Event: Astronauts, Robots and Rocks: Preparing for Geological Planetary Exploration.

When: Thursday Oct. 27, all-ages science festival (5:306:45 p.m.), Lecture (7:00-8:00 p.m.)

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Moon Glides by Bright Star, Mars Next Week Before Dawn

July 22, 2011

The moon puts on a great show before dawn next week as it passes by a bright star and planet, according to the editors of StarDate magazine.

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Total Lunar Eclipse Coming Before Dawn on Dec. 21

Dec. 16, 2010

A total lunar eclipse will be visible across North America beginning shortly after midnight Tuesday Central Standard Time, according to the editors of StarDate magazine.

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