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Next Launch AsiaSat-6 on a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral AFB, FL
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26 Aug 14 5:50:00 GMT
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Apollo Film Footage Archivist Capturing Imaginations 40-Plus Years Following Last Moon Landing

While the Apollo program is legendary, many space enthusiasts born too late missed its pivotal moments, including the famous “Earthrise” seen by Apollo 8 in 1968. Filmmaker Stephen Slater is working on making these moments more accessible—and compelling—for viewers. Photo Credit: NASA/Apollo 8 crew

While the space shuttle program was omnipresent for space buffs [...]

LADEE Sees Zodiacal Light at Moons Horizon Just Prior to Crash

Video caption: A series of star tracker images taken by LADEE on April 12, 2014. The lunar horizon is ahead, a few minutes before orbital sunrise. Click to see gif animation. Credit: NASA Ames

Mere days before its planned mission ending crash on April 17, scientists directing NASA’s wildly successful LADEE lunar orbiter sought [...]

Spacecraft Films: Gemini IX's Recovery

Video courtesy of Spacecraft Films

On June 6, 1966, the Gemini IX-A crew returned to Earth under the parachutes of their Gemini spacecraft; thus drawing to a close one of the most complex and dangerous missions in human space flight history. The mission had already lost its prime crew in an [...]

Spacecraft Films: The Launches of Gemini IX-A

Video courtesy of Spacecraft Films 

On June 3, 1966, the Gemini IX-A crew thundered into orbit—and the history books—atop their Titan launch vehicle from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. It would become one of the most complex and dangerous missions in human space flight history. The mission had already [...]

Fox News to Host Apollo 17 Anniversary Special

Image Credit: NASA

It has been 40 years since man last walked on the moon. This Sunday, the Fox News Channel looks back at the race to get there and speaks with the astronauts who achieved this “giant leap for mankind.” Tune into Fox News for: “Fly Me to the Moon” Sunday at 9 [...]

AmericaSpace Exclusive: Gen. Thomas P. Stafford Interview

Video courtesy of AmericaSpace

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – AmericaSpace was deeply honored to have Apollo astronaut Thomas P. Stafford sit down with us and discuss what made him want to become an astronaut, what his experiences were like in the early days of the Space Age and what his hopes were [...]