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‘Lost’ moon rocks presented to Nevada on display

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Despite reports that they were long lost, moon rocks from two different Apollo missions that were presented to the state of Nevada have gone on public display in Reno. Specimens carried […]

12/15/2013

In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, sailors assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington practice recovering an Orion capsule Tuesday Aug. 13, 2013 into the well deck of the USS Arlington as part of NASA's first key Orion stationary recovery test at Naval Station Norfolk. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Seaman Andrew Schneider)

NASA, Navy practicing space-capsule recovery

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — During the glory days of the U.S. space program in the 1960s and ’70s, astronauts returning to Earth splashed down at sea in their capsules and were picked up by the […]

08/15/2013

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (AP Photo)

Amazon CEO recovers Apollo engines from Atlantic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two mammoth rocket engines that helped boost Apollo astronauts to the moon have been fished out of the Atlantic.

03/20/2013

Sally Ride, former NASA astronaut (AP Photo)

NASA names moon crash site in honor of Sally Ride

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A pair of NASA spacecraft were deliberately crashed into a mountain near the moon’s north pole on Monday, ending a mission that peered into the lunar interior. NASA then dedicated the site in honor of Sally Ride.

12/17/2012

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