Tags : Moon

This Day, That Year – October 10

This day in history we feature Triton. The largest moon of the planet Neptune, is discovered by astronomer William Lassell on this day in 1846. Trivia – Triton Triton is the largest natural satellite of the planet Neptune, it is the only large moon in the Solar System with a retrograde orbit, an orbit in […]...Read More

NASA postpones test flight of next-generation Moon rocket

Washington: NASA was all geared up to send its debut Space Launch System (SLS) mission called Artemis I into deep space to perform a long orbit around the Moon before coming back to Earth has decided to postpone the launch. The uncrewed Artemis I mission that originally had a two-hour launch window today from Kennedy […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – August 5

This day in history we feature Neil Armstrong. An American astronaut and the first person to walk on the Moon, was born on this day in 1930. Trivia – Neil Armstrong Armstrong was born and raised in Wapakoneta, Ohio. A graduate of Purdue University, he studied aeronautical engineering. He was also a naval aviator, test […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – July 20

This day in history we feature Apollo 11. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle on the surface of the Moon on this day in 1969. Trivia – Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong became the first person to step onto the Moon’s surface. Apollo 11 was launched by a Saturn V […]...Read More

NASA’s new moon rocket heads to launchpad tests

CAPE CANAVERAL: NASA’s next-generation moon rocket began a highly anticipated, slow-motion journey out of its assembly plant en route to the launch pad in Florida for a final round of tests in the coming weeks that will determine how soon the spacecraft can fly, Reuters reported. Rollout of the 32-story-tall Space Launch System (SLS) rocket […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – January 2

Simon and Schuster book publishing was founded on this day in 1938. Did you know that: • Rudolph Clausius, a German physicist known as one of the founders of thermodynamics, was born on this day in 1822• The first photo of the Moon was taken by French photographer, Louis Daguerre, on this day in 1839• Willis […]...Read More