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How Apollo 15 Astronauts took the first Lunar Roving Vehicle to the Moon Fifty-Three Years ago

Since NASA commenced with its Apollo space programs, the agency never considered sending a crewed rover to the moon. On July 26, 1971, NASA launched the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV), alongside the Apollo 15 crew consisting of Commander David Scott, Command Module Pilot Alfred Worden, and Lunar Module Pilot James Irwin. The astronauts were launched […]

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How Apollo 17 Astronauts Landed on the Moon 51 Years Ago

On December 11, 1972, Apollo 17 astronauts landed on the lunar surface in a region called the Taurus-Littrow valley. The two astronauts who made this historic moon landing include Mission Commander Gene Cernan, and module pilot Harrison Schmitt. While Ronald Evans, the command module pilot arrived at the lunar orbit with the astronauts, he never

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This Man Is Sending His DNA to the Moon So That Aliens Can Clone Him and Put Him in a Zoo

The quest to live on the moon began centuries ago even before the first historic to the moon in 1969. While most government-owned and commercial agencies are working towards building a lunar colony, a Texas-based space company named Celestis has a different lunar exploration goal. The firm has been placing cremated remains of humans into

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