July 15, 2019
Apple TV+ series 'For All Mankind' to reset first moon landing
The celebrations this week marking the first moon landing's 50th anniversary are about a month too late. Or so is the conceit and the departure from real history in the Apple TV+ series "For All Mankind," premiering with the new streaming service this fall.
July 13, 2019
Astronaut Snoopy to fly in Macy's parade, adorn new collectibles
Snoopy will don an orange spacesuit and float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and NASA's future missions. The comic strip beagle's new space outfit is also launching on products and collectibles.
June 28, 2019
Houston, we have a restoration! Apollo 11 Mission Control reopens
NASA's Mission Control is ready to land humans on the moon again, multiple times a day. The Apollo-era Mission Operations Control Room, a National Historic Landmark since 1985, has been restored to appear as it did for the moon landing 50 years ago.
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June 27, 2019
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June 22, 2019
Apollo 11 moon landing influenced toys, jewelry and later movies
Apollo 11's impact on popular culture was evident 50 years ago in memorabilia, dishes and fashion. Its influence on movies and television would come later. In the 1960s, movies and TV offered stories that, although inspired by the whole space program, did not try to compete with the real drama.
May 13, 2019
The New York Times
Why Apollo 10 Stopped Just 47,000 Feet From the Moon
In a year when we'll celebrate Apollo 11's 50th anniversary, it's worth remembering the pathfinders who completed the same mission with one critical order: don't actually land on the moon.
May 7, 2019
Memorial Grove at Johnson Space Center offers tribute to late astronauts
Gray clouds hugged the tops of the towering live oak trees at the Johnson Space Center's Astronaut Memorial Grove on a recent weekday. Wind whipped through the empty spaces among their branches, sending an echo of rustling leaves throughout the secluded field.