Meanwhile, just outside of the Moonwalker’s peripheral vision…
LIVE: Saturn V - Apollo 11 - LAUNCH and FD1 UPDATES
Follow along on this 45 year lagged news feed of the Apollo 11 Mission.
The holographic cover of National Geographic from December 1988, featuring a shattered glass Earth. We were concerned we might not be able to repair the damage we’d done to fragile ecosystems. Good thing we figured that out a quarter century ago, or we’d be in a tough fix now.
Happy Independence Day!
On this day in space exploration history in 1997 the Pathfinder Mars lander bounced across the surface of the red planet on its airbags, and prepared to deploy the Sojourner Rover.
The International Space Station passes nearly overhead.
Want to catch a glimpse of the ISS yourself? Sign up for NASA’s “Spot The Station" notification list, which alerts you of precisely when and where the ISS will pass overhead, wherever you may be!
The ISS offers spectacular views of Earth, and now, thanks to the new HDEV installment, you can share in these views as well :)
I use the ISS Detector android app to give me warnings of impending flyovers and navigational assistance to spot the station.