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An illustration of SpaceX's Starship vehicle on the surface of the moon, with Earth in the distance.

Elon Musk says SpaceX could land on the moon in 2 years. A NASA executive says ‘we’ll partner with them, and we’ll get there faster&...

Jeff DeWit, NASA's chief financial officer, thinks Elon Musk's SpaceX is unlikely to land Starship on the moon in 2021 but said, "I hope he does it."

11 Apollo movies and documentaries to watch on the moon landing’s 50th anniversary

NASA's Apollo program put 12 astronauts on the moon during the 1960s and 70s. Celebrate their achievements by watching the films they inspired.
The Google Doodle on July 20, 2019 includes an animated video detailing the journey from Earth to moon and back on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission.

On the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, the Google Doodle honors the Apollo 11 mission with an animated video of the journey

The July 20, 2019 Google Doodle honors the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with a voiceover from Apollo 11 command module pilot Michael Collins.
Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin touched down on the lunar surface on July 20, 1969.

Vintage photos of the Apollo 11 moon mission show why it’s still arguably NASA’s greatest feat, 50 years later

On July 20, 1969, as people around the world gathered around television sets, astronaut Neil Armstrong announced: "the Eagle has landed."
Buzz Aldrin, a NASA astronaut who walked on the moon during Apollo 11, speaks onstage during an event on March 23, 2019.

Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon 50 years ago today. Here’s what the astronaut remembers most about NASA’s Apollo 11 mission.

On July 20, 1969, two people landed on the moon for the first time. NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin's memory of the historic mission is as fresh as ever.

How SpaceX’s new Starship launch system compares to NASA’s towering moon rockets

SpaceX's rocket ship for the moon and Mars may be millions of pounds heavier and dozens of feet taller than the Apollo-era Saturn V launcher.
Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin stands next to a flag on the moon on July 20, 1969.

President Nixon had this ‘Moon Disaster’ speech ready in case Apollo 11 astronauts died

President Nixon's 'In Event of Moon Disaster' remarks, prepared by speechwriter William Safire, are chilling to read.
President Richard welcomed the Apollo 11 astronauts back to earth — while they were still quarantined.

Fascinating photos show the Apollo 11 astronauts quarantined after returning from the moon as NASA worried they could infect Earth with space germs

Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong, and Michael Collins were quarantined for three weeks because NASA was afraid of dangerous germs from the moon.
A simulation of Neil Armstrong's view as the Lunar Module, Eagle, approached its aim point on the moon's West Crater.

A new NASA video shows the never-before-seen view from Neil Armstrong’s window as he landed on the moon

The Apollo 11 moon landing wasn't perfectly smooth, but Neil Armstrong had it under control. A NASA simulation shows his view as he steered to safety.
Astronaut food is packaged much the same way it was in the 1960s.

From applesauce in a tube to ‘space noodles,’ here’s how astronaut food has evolved from the 1960s to today

John Glenn ate pureed beef and veggies from a tube, but today's astronauts get fresh fruit and meals designed by celebrity chefs.