50 Years After the Moon Landing, Money Races Into Space

Find out which countries around the world are investing the most in space programs. Fifty years after the Apollo 11 astronauts first walked on the moon, global investment in space is blasting off again. According to new data from space-market specialists Euroconsult, last year 18 countries spent at least $200 million on space-related activities, from satellites to […]

‘We Didn’t Understand the Risks’: Neil Armstrong’s Sons Remember Life Under an Apollo 11 Astronaut’s Roof

With the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing and Neil Armstrong’s historic moon walk approaching, the NASA mission and its astronauts are having a media moment. The milestone, which takes place on July 20, is being celebrated with several television specials, including Apollo’s Moon Shot, a six-part series that premiered June 16 on […]

Israel’s First Moon Mission to Take Off Today From Florida

Israel is headed for the moon. Its first spaceship designed for a moon landing is set to take off later this evening from Florida. The move marks the first privately-funded lunar mission. The explorer was built by an Israeli nonprofit space venture called SpaceIL using money given almost exclusively by private donors. Takeoff is expected […]