Millions of Americans got the chance to see an event of a lifetime on August 21, 2017 including thousands of people in Idaho. Check out this dash cam video of the Lemhi Mountain range go dark as the moon shadow passes over
Earlier this year there was a company that announced they would take your ashes to the edge of space and spread them into the atmosphere. That sounds cool but gross at the same time because those ashes will come raining down on us eventually.
Tourists love souvenirs. When we visit a new place, we feel like we need to bring home a piece. We even brought back souvenir rocks from the moon. But to do that, we had to leave something behind. What exactly did the Apollo astronauts leave on the moon?
I think we got ripped off on moon names. Other planets in the solar system have cool moons named "Ganymede," "Io," "Titan," "Europa," "Phobos," and "Charon." Ours is called "The Moon." And considering it's the 5th biggest moon in the system, I think it should get a little more respect... and a new name.
On July 20th, 1969, Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong became the first men to set foot on the moon. At 2:18 MDT Armstrong announced, “Houston, Tranquility Base here-the Eagle has landed,” and an estimated one billion people watching or listening around the world cheered. The world was united in triumph.
Our last Apollo launch, Apollo 17, touched down on the Moon's surface in 1972 and we haven't been