Moon Landing

Stanley Kubrick's daughter debunks infamous moon landing conspiracy theory once and for all
Jul 6, 2016

It’s been rumored for years: With NASA fighting to be the first country to put men on the moon in the late 1960s, the government tapped visionary director Stanley Kubrick to film a fake landing that would be passed off as real. It’s ridiculous, of course, but the rumor persists.

NASA's got a plan to keep the moon safe from jerky space tourists
Dec 17, 2012

Though it's still really expensive to put people in space, it's hard to deny the age of space tourism is approaching. Tourists like to visit historical sites, so it seems certain that someday we'll get gaggles of them on the moon gawking at the places were NASA astronauts landed. And just in case those tourists are jerks, the space agency's already taking steps to preserve the history left on the lunar surface.

Why Armstrong thought the moon landing only had 'a 50-50 chance'
Dec 17, 2012

Thanks to that one small step back in the summer of '69, the name Neil Armstrong is now synonymous with American space exploration. Armstrong is still a household name because of Apollo 11, but the man himself says he thought the odds were 50/50 that he'd ever actually touch the moon during the mission.