Eye on the Day for Wednesday, September 23, 2020It’s Wednesday, September 23, here are the stories we’re keeping our eye on.
Project Vital: NASA Workers Design, Develop Ventilator From ScratchResearchers over at NASA have joined the fight against Covid-19 in their own way.
NASA Discovers Gas Emanating From UranusFrom decades-old data from the Voyager 2 Space probe that went out and explored the outer reaches of our solar system, NASA researchers have come across a new finding from the probe's Jan 24, 1986 fly-by of Uranus. What they didn't know, Voyager 2 flew through a plasmoid. A giant magnetic bubble that was putting Uranus' atmosphere into space.
Michigan Native, Record-Setting Astronaut Returns To Earth After 11 Months In SpaceNASA astronaut Christina Koch is home, after 328 days living and working aboard the International Space Station. Her mission is the longest single spaceflight by any woman, which is helping scientists gather data for future missions to the Moon and Mars.
NASA Apollo 11 Moon Samples Fed To Cockroaches To Test ContaminationScientists from NASA had a lot more leeway to conduct weird experiments 50 years ago, which included feeding moon dust to German cockroaches.
Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Special To Air On CBSThe 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 will be honored with a brand new special coming to CBS.
The Future Of Space: Private-Public Partnerships Eye Next Moon LandingThe Apollo program, which first took man to the moon, took a tremendous amount of resources. Now, public-private partnerships are helping move closer to the next moon landing.
Apollo 11’s 4th Crew Member: A Ground-Breaking, 70 Pound ComputerThe Apollo 11 crew consisted of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, but there was a crucial “fourth crew member” on board: the Apollo Guidance Computer.
Selfies, Memory Foam & More: Thank NASA For Today’s Everyday TechnologyFor years, NASA has been creating technology for space that ends up enhancing our everyday lives.
Margaret Hamilton: MIT Software Pioneer Who Helped Save Apollo 11 Moon MissionFortunately, for Apollo 11 and all of mankind, a young, brilliant MIT software engineer saw a potentially mission-crippling error coming from nearly a million miles away.
‘Dream Come True’: NASA Is One Giant Leap For A Georgia Peanut FarmerGrowing up in rural Georgia, Lewis Wooten felt light years away from the long, illustrious career he has built at NASA.
PHOTOS: Apollo 11 Mission ImagesOn July 20, 1969, Commander Neil Armstrong announced to NASA mission control, "the Eagle has landed."
INFOGRAPHIC: Apollo 11 By The NumbersNeil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin launched from Kennedy Space Center on July 16, 1969 with a mission to land on the moon.
VIDEO: The Race To The Moon, USA Vs. USSRDuring the Cold War, one battlefront between the USA and USSR was in the sky, as the nations fought to be first to space.
NASA Provides First Image From Record-Setting FlybyThe new year on Earth began with a record-setting space mission 4 billion miles away -- a first look at an object on the edge of our solar system.