August 20, 2019
Snoopy and NASA discover space in new McDonald's Happy Meal
Kids can now join Astronaut Snoopy as he blasts off on his NASA adventures with a new McDonald's Happy Meal. "Discover Space with Snoopy," produced with NASA, features toys and books themed to Charles Schulz's comic strip dog and spaceflight.
August 19, 2019
Boeing astronaut reveals mission patches for Starliner flight tests
The first astronauts assigned to launch on Boeing's new Starliner spacecraft now have a mission patch to represent their flight. Boeing's first commercial astronaut revealed the emblem that the crew will wear, as well as the new insignia for two Starliner tests.
August 14, 2019
Dream Chaser to fly atop Vulcan Centaur for NASA cargo missions
A small commercial spaceplane contracted by NASA to bring cargo to and from the International Space Station now has its ride to orbit. The Dream Chaser, built by Sierra Nevada Corporation, will lift off atop United Launch Alliance's Vulcan Centaur rocket.
August 7, 2019
'All Systems Are Go!' with Timex 'Snoopy In Space' watch collection
The first beagle on the moon has landed on the face of Timex wristwatches. Snoopy, who 50 years ago flew to the moon, both in Charles Schulz' comic strips and in real life with NASA, has again donned his astronaut spacesuit for a new collection of timepieces.
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August 14, 2019
The New York Times
How Flat Earthers Nearly Derailed a Space Photo Book
A highly engaged group of conspiracy theorists can override a fact-based endeavor's internet ads. This was a lesson that Benedict Redgrove, a photographer, said he took away from his recent attempt to advertise his space photo project on Facebook and Instagram.
August 3, 2019
Moesgaard Museum (Højbjerg, Denmark)
Viking Stone from Aarhus made a round-trip to space
In 2015, a whetstone from the Viking Age's Aros (Aarhus) joined Denmark's first ESA astronaut, Andreas Mogensen, when he spent eight days aboard the International Space Station ISS. This makes the stone the thing from the Viking Age to travel the furthest — ever! In 313 days, it circled the Earth 16 times a day, thus traveling over 200 million kilometers.
July 29, 2019
Talking Watches With David Williams
Meet the Canadian astronaut who's traveled to the bottom of the ocean and spacewalked in low Earth orbit — and wore the same watch for both.
July 23, 2019
Irish moon landing stamp spells 'moon' wrong
The Republic of Ireland's postal service has apologised for spelling "the moon" wrong in Irish on its new commemorative stamps celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo landing.
July 21, 2019
A Lego designer talks about designing spaceships and collaborating with NASA
In 1978, Lego launched the first sets in its line of space toys, almost a decade after the Apollo 11 mission landed on the Moon for the first time. Since then, the company has consistently released sets featuring spaceships, astronauts and lunar bases, including detailed sets that draw on the hardware from real space missions.
July 5, 2019
The New York Times
Mickey Kapp, Who Made Mixtapes for Astronauts, Dies at 88
Mickey Kapp, a record producer who, after forging a somewhat improbable connection with several Mercury 7 astronauts, went on to provide later space explorers with customized mixtapes to listen to during their historic flights, died on June 11 at his home in Carmel, Calif.