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Apollo 8: To the Moon and Back
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Apollo 8: To the Moon and Back

Apollo 8 was a mission of many firsts. The first crewed spacecraft was to leave low-Earth orbit, the first crewed mission to reach and orbit the Moon, and return home safely, a fantastic...
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A Look at Human Space Travel
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A Look at Human Space Travel

It has been nearly 50 years since travel outside of low-Earth orbit has seemed possible, but now, with the impending Artemis Deep Space Outpost, and NASA's announcement of the Artemis crew, it could...
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Gemini 7: A Space Rendezvous
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Gemini 7: A Space Rendezvous

The Gemini 7 mission was full of important milestones; the first crewed space rendezvous, the first long-duration flight, the first flight astronauts were allowed to take off their spacesuits, and it...
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Mars Curiosity Rover 9 Years In Space
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Mars Curiosity Rover 9 Years In Space

We have always looked out to the universe in wonder, imagining if there could be, or could have ever been, life on other planets. The most recent answers come from a car-sized rover on the surface of...
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STS-80: The Longest Shuttle Mission
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STS-80: The Longest Shuttle Mission

NASA's Space Shuttle program was a truly groundbreaking step in sustainable space travel. STS-80 was one of many space flights but was also record-breaking and incredibly eyeopening in terms of...
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Apollo 12 the First Return to the Moon
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Apollo 12 the First Return to the Moon

Apollo 12 took a step in closing the gap between Earth and the world beyond us. During the 10 day mission, Apollo 12 proved that human space travel was not a one-off, but was a symbol of what was to...
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Mars Exploration Rovers: Opportunity and Spirit
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Mars Exploration Rovers: Opportunity and Spirit

Spirit and Opportunity were launched in 2003, making their way to Mars by 2004, where they both successfully landed on the surface. Their purpose was to explore Mars and search for signs of past...
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Artemis Deep Space Gateway
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Artemis Deep Space Gateway

NASA and ESA have come to an agreement on the collaboration for the Artemis Gateway earlier this week!
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OSIRIS-REx Encounters Asteroid Bennu
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OSIRIS-REx Encounters Asteroid Bennu

Earlier this week, the OSIRIS-REx touched down on and collected samples from asteroid Bennu. If the spacecraft returns as scheduled in 2023, it will be the first to return samples from an asteroid to...
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20 Years of the ISS
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20 Years of the ISS

As we get closer to celebrating 20 years of the ISS being operational, it's time to look back on what lead up to this point and the future of travel to the ISS.
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Mercury Atlas 8 and Sigma 7: 58 Years Later
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Mercury Atlas 8 and Sigma 7: 58 Years Later

Mercury Atlas 8 (MA-8, also Sigma 7), the third manned orbital flight of the Mercury program, launched on October 3, 1962.
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The Voyager Project
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The Voyager Project

The Voyager probes are truly going where no one has gone before. They have been headed, since 1977, directly into the vast unknown of space, far beyond the reaches of what we have ever considered...
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Looking for Connection in the Stars
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Looking for Connection in the Stars

It seems to be human nature that we strive to answer the unanswerable about the universe. For thousands of years, people have been looking up to the sky, begging for connection — to higher powers,...
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45 Years of the Viking Project
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45 Years of the Viking Project

45 years ago, the Viking landers made their way toward Mars, and 44 years ago this week, the Viking 2 landed on the surface of Mars! The findings from the Viking mission are responsible for...
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Send Your Name To Space & Back in February 2021
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Send Your Name To Space & Back in February 2021

In February 2021, alongside our flight partner, we will be launching a payload up to the International Space Station, where it will orbit outside of the ISS for six months and will be exposed to...
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The first Martians will be Vegan
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The first Martians will be Vegan

It might sound strange that an ethical movement on Earth could transcend the boundaries of our planet, but it is true. At some point in the (hopefully) not so distant future, humans will travel to...
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Guide: What is Space Flown memorabilia?
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Guide: What is Space Flown memorabilia?

As you have probably already seen, throughout our website we talk about and even sell "space flown memorabilia", but what is it? Well, keep reading and find out, you may be pleasantly surprised!
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Laika the Space Dog
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Laika the Space Dog

Laika the space dog was launched aboard the Soviet Union's Sputnik 2 on Nov. 3, 1957, an immoral act from a time when animal rights did not exist. But why did they do it?
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