Tag: NASA

July 29, 1958: America creates NASA in historic space race to the moon

July 20, 1976: NASA’s Viking 1 lands on Mars

June 29, 1995: U.S. space shuttle Atlantis historically docks on Russian station

June 18, 1983: Sally Ride becomes first American woman in space

Behind the scenes: Photos of the first moon landing on 50th anniversary

June 3, 1965: Ed White becomes first American to walk in space

May 30, 1971: Mariner 9 heads for Mars

May 15, 1963: Faith 7 launches into space

April 25, 1990: Hubble Space telescope launches into orbit

March 23, 1965: Gemini 3 becomes NASA’s first ever two-man space flight

Katherine Johnson was a hidden genius

November 12, 1966: Buzz Aldrin takes the first space selfie

How the Apollo 7 mission nearly ended with a mutiny in space

NASA’s ‘hidden figure’ Katherine Johnson turns 100

NASA confirms original moon walk footage may have been taped over

Intersex individuals throughout history

The secret horror house of Madame LaLaurie

World 08.19.19

The longest and shortest marriages in Hollywood

Dodgers Stadium was once home to the lost barrio of Chavez Ravine

Mysteries of the Terracotta Warriors

General 08.15.19

Revisiting Woodstock with those who went, 50 years later

General 08.14.19

John Dillinger’s body to be exhumed after 85 years

World 08.12.19

Puerto Rico’s purgatory as an unequal part of the US

30 surprising facts about ‘M*A*S*H’

Today in history 08.09.19

August 9, 1974: Gerald Ford succeeds Nixon as president

General 08.06.19

A history of the US deporting its own citizens

How Rocky and Rambo brought down the Soviet Union

How Josef Mengele became a wanted man

World 08.05.19

Fun facts you never knew about the UK’s Queen Victoria

US 08.04.19

California governor apologizes to Native Americans

The last days of Edward Teach, AKA Blackbeard

Inside Andersonville: The Civil War’s most cold-blooded prison

World 08.02.19

The dark secrets and somber fates of ‘The Little Rascals’

Everything you need to know about France’s famous Arc de Triomphe

General 08.01.19

From The battlefield to the boulevard: A brief history of the white picket fence

Catherine de Medici: The fascinating and troubled life of France’s deadly ‘Queen Mother’

US 07.31.19

The influence of the Jazz Age on the ‘Great Gatsby’

General 07.30.19

The first presidential debate featured two women, and it happened in 1956

A comprehensive guide to all the cool Norse gods

US 07.29.19

Gilligan’s Island: A fateful trip behind-the-scenes

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