On April 16, 1972, Apollo 16 launched to the moon! Apollo 16 was NASA's fifth lunar landing and the penultimate mission of the entire Apollo program. See how it happened in our On This Day in Space video series here. (Space.com) More
The Triumph of a Failed Moon Landing The Planetary Society
The Beresheet lunar lander failed in the last few kilometers of its descent to the Moon. Two days later we learned that its team would try again.
Posted on 17 April 2019 | 10:03 am | Google News
THIS DAY IN HISTORY: Apollo 16 Launches From Kennedy Space Center In 1972 | SpaceCoastDaily.com
On this day (April 16), in 1972, astronauts John Young, Ken Mattingly and Charlie Duke lifted off on a Saturn V rocket from Kennedy Space Center to begin ...
Posted on 16 April 2019 | 3:55 pm | Google News
April 16 marks a historic day in the history of mankind's space conquests, with this year marking the 47th anniversary of NASA's penultimate, manned moon ...
Posted on 16 April 2019 | 11:14 am | Google News
Moody: The Final Frontier: A tale of six astronauts who lived in Lowndes County Valdosta Daily Times
VALDOSTA — When the call went out from NASA in 1958 for the nation's first astronauts, President Dwight Eisenhower ordered the selection limited to military ...
Posted on 10 April 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News
"There was a feeling of adventure, wonder, excitement ... all of these emotions roll into one as you stand on the moon," former astronaut Charlie Duke tells ...
Posted on 7 April 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News
'Engines are now a go' for NASA's moon missions Orlando Sentinel
NASA has signed off on the 16 engines previously used in the space shuttle program, but not refitted for use in the first four Space Launch System missions to ...
Posted on 5 April 2019 | 2:00 am | Google News
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