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  • What Might Bigger Saturn V Rockets Have Looked Like?

    There was a lot of logic to extending the Saturn V rocket, saving money and extending our reach into the Solar System. But we didn't do it.

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  • Proof We Landed on the Moon is in the Topography

    The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter team made a topographical map of the Moon and found Apollo 11.

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  • When NASA Wanted a Dual Fuselage Shuttle Carrier

    Before settling on having the Shuttle piggy back on its carrier, NASA considered a dual fuselage B-52 as the Shuttle's shuttle.

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  • When a Redstone Missile was on Display in Grand Central Terminal

    To alleviate American fears in the early years of the cold war, the US Army stuck a Redstone rocket in Grand Central Terminal.

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  • Is Heart Disease in Astronauts Proof we Didn't Go to the Moon?

    There's some correlation between flying in space and death by heart disease. But is it enough to say the Moon landings were fake?

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  • Yes, Apollo Flew Through the Van Allen Belts Going to the Moon

    No, the van Allen radiation belts weren't deal breakers for the Apollo astronauts. They really did go to the Moon.

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  • These Little Joes Helped Put Men into Space

    These little rockets had a big impact on NASA's first spaceflight program, launching the first boilerplate test vehicles.

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  • What Happens When You Break the Sound Barrier?

    There's no wall in the sky, but flying supersonically still means breaking a barrier.

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  • What Really Happens During Atmospheric Reentry?

    Reentry is a literal hot mess of physics, but we know how to get astronauts home safely!

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  • What's With the Weird Light Flashes on the Moon?

    Strange lights and colours on the Moon - transient lunar phenomena - baffled scientists in the 1960s. And are still a mystery!

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