The U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville showcases the rockets, achievements, and artifacts of the space program, as well as the legacy of Wernher von Braun and his team.
The first American woman in space inspired thousands of girls dreaming of a career in science.
Practical rather than idealistic reasons pushed President Kennedy to challenge America to land a man on the moon within the decade
SIXTY YEARS AGO THIS MONTH the Soviet Union orbited a “man-made moon” whose derisive chirp persuaded Americans they’d already lost a race that had barely begun
The first American to leave the Earth's atmosphere recalls the momentous flight that put us on a course for the moon.