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Elon Musk hails Newt Gingrich’s plan to award a $2 billion prize to the first company that lands humans on the moon

Gingrich, the former Republican House speaker, has a plan to offer a $2 billion prize to companies that are first to establish and run a lunar base.
Tardigrades are just 0.05 inches in length.

A group of tardigrades crashed into the moon in April. The indestructible critters could still be alive.

In April, Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashed into the moon. It was carrying microscopic creatures that scientists think may still be alive.
Items owned by astronaut Neil Armstrong have been drawing high prices in a recent series of auctions.

Items that once belonged to Neil Armstrong have drawn more than $12 million in bids, but are sparking controversy among people who knew him

A gold coin that Armstrong took with him to the moon sold for $2 million. But former friends of the astronaut think the sales are unseemly.
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."
Harry's American Bar in Paris made a cocktail in honor of the Apollo 11 astronauts.

Newspaper front pages from 50 years ago reveal how the world reacted to the Apollo 11 moon landing

Apollo 11 astronauts walked the moon 50 years ago, making headlines worldwide. Here's what those newspapers looked like.
Astronaut Neil Armstrong smiles inside the Lunar Module July 20, 1969.

Buzz Aldrin explains why Neil Armstrong was chosen to walk on the moon first

July 20, 2019, is the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing when American astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first person ever to moonwalk.
Apollo 11 astronauts planted a flag on the moon on July 20, 1969.

Astronauts explain why nobody has visited the moon in more than 45 years — and the reasons are depressing

The last time anyone visited the moon was in December 1972, during NASA's Apollo 17 mission. Since then, there have been many foiled plans to go back.
Visitors can enjoy an unrivaled view of the Southern Alps and the starry night sky through the home's sunroof and front windows.

You can now rent a replica of the Apollo 11 spaceship that landed on the moon for $61 a night on Airbnb

The "Apollo 11 Spaceship," an Airbnb located in Pukaki, New Zealand, looks exactly like the aircraft that first brought humans to the moon in 1969.

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never learned about NASA’s Apollo 11 mission

Apollo 11 astronauts pooped in bags and barely stuck the lunar landing. Here are 19 behind-the-scenes anecdotes about the moon mission.
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.