Space.com

US Mint Reveals Design of First Moon Landing 50th Anniversary Coins

The U.S. Mint has taken "one small step" towards the striking of new coins to mark the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with the reveal of the design for its 2019 commemoratives. The gold, silver and clad coins will feature an astronaut's boot p

Should We Be Worried About Russian Rockets?

The failed launch of the Soyuz MS-10 space capsule with two space fliers aboard adds a new chapter to an already long story of mishaps and failures besetting the Russian space industry, according to space safety experts.

Apollo's First Crewed Trip to Space Happened 50 Years Ago

Precisely 50 years ago today, three astronauts blasted off into the achingly blue sky and sped into orbit around Earth. The flight was a crucial stepping stone to the moon landing that occured just nine months later.

Pages