A Day Of Remembrance For Lives Lost In the Pursuit Of Space

Today is Day of Remembrance for human spaceflight, a day selected for its proximity to horrific moments when we lost astronauts during our quest to explore our solar system. On January 28th, NASA takes the day to reflect on the lives lost during their missions when things went catastrophically, unexpectedly wrong. » 1/28/15 6:42pm 1/28/15 6:42pm

In memory of the men and women who lost their lives in the quest for space exploration. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden participates in a wreath laying ceremony as part of NASA's Day of Remembrance, Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at Arlington National Cemetery. » 2/01/14 7:00pm 2/01/14 7:00pm

A Handy Timeline of Every Apollo Mission

Check out this fun timeline documenting all of NASA's Apollo missions, from 1966 to 1972. As part of the viral marketing for the new space-horror movie Apollo 18, they've put together an awesome resource, and here's your first look. » 5/26/11 11:30am 5/26/11 11:30am

Remembering Apollo 1

It's the anniversary of the tragic but historic flight of Apollo 1, one of the first crewed missions to space. io9's Andrew Liptak has a post about it over on his blog. He writes:
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