Gene Cernan, last man to walk on the moon, dead at 82

Jan 17, 2017

Gene Cernan, last man to walk on the moon, dead at 82

Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last of only a dozen men to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a message of “peace and hope for all mankind,” has died. He was 82. Cernan died Monday following ongoing heath issues, his family ...

Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin, 86, falls ill during trip to South Pole

Dec 2, 2016

Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin, 86, falls ill during trip to South Pole

ellington Retired astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, was recovering in a New Zealand hospital Friday after being medically evacuated from the South Pole while on a tourist trip, his management said. Aldrin, 86, was “evacuated on the first ...

NASA on the hunt for 'space poop' geniuses

Nov 25, 2016

NASA on the hunt for 'space poop' geniuses

When you have to go but you are out there in space, zipped up in a spacesuit, with no toilet in sight and a crew of other astronauts around, what do you do? NASA has launched a contest for inventors to solve this uncomfortable ...