Tagged: Moon Landing

  • The Boeing Lunar Lander - Image Credit: Boeing

    Boeing Enters The Race to the Moon!

    As the 2024 Artemis Deadline Looms, Boeing Pitched Its Idea for a Lunar Lander on Tuesday. I have to admit some biases here before we start. First, I’m a proud Washingtonian, and Boeing is headquartered here. Naturally, I want them...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Concept art for the Artemis human landing system

    Artemis to Get More International Support

    After Last Week’s Presentation, More Nations Are Interested In Artemis and Our Plans for the Moon. Last week NASA sort of hosted the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Washington DC. The  International Astronautical Federation (IAF) technically hosted the event. However, because...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • Chandrayaan-2's Vikram Lander

    Watch Chandrayaan-2 Attempt to Land on the Moon Live!

    India Prepares to Make History with Chandrayaan-2 Video provided by Doordarshan National.  History being made as India prepares to become the fourth nation to land a craft on the moon! Update: Communication with Vikram Lander lost 2km before touchdown, but orbiter...

    Brandon Humphreys
  • The Saturn V rocket of the Apollo 11 spacecraft moments after liftoff on July 16th, 1969

    Apollo 11 Launch: 50 Years Ago Today

    Apollo 11 Launch Day: The Day the Giant Leap Began Fifty years ago today launch controllers at Kennedy Space Center in Florida scrambled around preparing for what they knew was going to be a historic moment. Aides and controllers checked...

    Brandon Humphreys
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    Is The Moon The Next Frontier?

    There used to be a commercial on TV back in the days when you had to watch commercials on TV (or go to the kitchen to get some Fritos).  The commercial was for the dairy industry, and it makes a...

    Brandon Humphreys