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All Smiles to Start With: Apollo 13 Lunar Module Pilot Fred Haise is relaxed and ready as he and fellow astronauts Jim Lovell and Jack Swigert prepare for launch on April 11, 1970, from the Kennedy Space Center’s Pad 39A. The planned third U.S. manned landing on the [...]
Space shuttle astronaut Gordon Fullerton has passed away. Photo Credit: NASA
Astronaut Charles Gordon Fullerton passed away today, Wednesday, Aug. 21, at age 76. Colonel Fullerton was known for his career pioneering the space shuttle as one of its first test pilots, as well as his later career as a research pilot.
On Saturday, July 20, Northrop Grumman held a ceremony to honor the workers that made the Moon landings a reality. Photo Credit: Alan Walters / AmericaSpace
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla — The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex’s Apollo/Saturn V Center played host to Northrop Grumman’s gala celebrating the 44th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon [...]
Northrop Grumman hosted a barbecue luncheon for the men and women who worked on the Apollo Program. This and other events took place a day prior to the 44th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Photo Credit: Alan Walters / awaltersphoto.com
TITUSVILLE, Fla — Just one day before the 44th anniversary of the Apollo [...]
Watched by a global audience of millions, and seemingly also by a crescent Moon, the first Saturn V ever trusted with human passengers takes flight on the morning of 21 December 1968. Photo Credit: NASA
Since July 1969, astronaut Mike Collins has achieved fame as ‘the other one’ on the first lunar landing crew. [...]
Photo Credit: Jeffrey J. Soulliere
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla – Every year for the past five years the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) hosts its annual autograph show. This year is no different. Held at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Nov. 1-3 this year’s show will include 33 space flyers.
Astronauts Charlie Duke (Apollo 16), Edgar Mitchell (Apollo 14) and Fred Haise (Apollo 13) talk about their missions to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Apollo 16 landing on the moon. Photo Credit: Julian Leek
With all the fanfare of the shuttle Discovery fly out to Washington this week another great milestone in space was [...]
The new INFINITY Science Center in southwestern Mississippi opens to the public on April 12. Photo credit: Chase Clark
AmericaSpace was given an exclusive preview of the new INFINITY Science Center, located near John C. Stennis Space Center, which will be opening to the public for the first time on Thursday, April 12, after [...]