Apollo 11

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First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

NVIDIA Debunks Moon Landing Myths Using A Game Engine And Its New GPUs

One of the more popular conspiracy theories is that NASA never put humans on the Moon and that the Apollo 11 spaceflight, carrying US astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong, was a fabrication. Mythbusters famously tackled the issue in an episode and ... [Published Gizmodo Australia - 2 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

How Our Maxwell GPUs Debunked the Apollo 11 Conspiracy Theory

No, the Apollo 11 moon landing wasn’t a hoax. And we can prove it.Rather, our game demo team already did. By using Maxwell, our new GPU architecture, to digitally rebuild one of the landing’s iconic photographs – Neil Armstrong’s shot of Buzz Aldrin clambering ... [Published NVIDIA - Sep 19 2014]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Fratello Friday: How Snoopy Ended Up on an Omega Speedmaster Dial

It is no secret that besides blogging about watches for fratellowatches.com , I also love to collect watches — especially iconic watches like the Rolex GMT-Master, Audemars Piguet Royal Oak, Rolex Datejust and, of course, the Omega Speedmaster Professional. ... [Published WatchTime - 7 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Meticulous Visual Recreation Of Moon Landing Shows It Wasn't A Hoax

By using its new dynamic lighting technology, GPU manufacturer NVIDIA has graphically recreated the Apollo 11 moon landing site — and the results are crushing a number of wild claims made by conspiracy theorists. Read more... ... [Published Kotaku - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Dustbusters, pacemakers and seven other inventions NASA science made possible

President Richard M. Nixon welcomes back to Earth the Apollo 11 astronauts, left to right, Commander Neil A. Armstrong, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin Jr., who were within a compact quarantine unit in ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

MIT researchers developing tight-fitting space suits of the future

The next generation of space suits look less Apollo 11 and a lot more Apolo Ohno, less Michelin Man and more Silver Surfer -- that is, out with the bulky, gas-pressurized suit and in with the lightweight, form-fitting second skin. Researchers at MIT recently ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Next-generation space suits will be like second skin

BOSTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The next generation of space suits look less Apollo 11 and a lot more Apolo Ohno, less Michelin Man and more Silver Surfer -- that is, out with the bulky, gas-pressurized suit and in with the lightweight, form-fitting second ... [Published UPI - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Liberty School Notes, Sept. 18, 2014

Declan Finn , Brandon Bednar , Hamilton Trinidad , Misty Trinidad and Robert Ingham attended the Camp KAOS Space 301 program June 16 to 21 at the Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, Kansas. Space 301 is a weeklong astronaut camp that emphasizes teamwork, leadership ... [Published Liberty Tribune - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

With Boeing, SpaceX contracts, American spaceflight downshifts | Jon Talton

It’s one small step for a space program that has taken so many giant leaps backward.By awarding Boeing a $4.2 billion contract and SpaceX a $2.6 billion deal, the United States government will at least get domestic “taxis” to ferry American astronauts ... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Space Program, NASA, SpaceX
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

America Soars Back into the Space Age

Astronaut Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin poses next to the U.S. flag July 20, 1969 on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission.Copyright NASA/LiaisonAfter four years hitching rides with Russia to space, the American space program is officially back in business.Yesterday, ... [Published Industry Week - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: NASA, Austronaut, SpaceX
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

US should spend more on space

· In an age of budget battles, deficit hawking and massive ‘fiscal cliffs’ that recur multiple times per year, the very idea of increasing the funding of anything sounds preposterous. Why waste money shooting rockets into space when we could redirect ... [Published Daily Collegian - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

The American Flag In The U.S. Space Program

Image Caption: Astronaut and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin moves toward a position to deploy two components of the Early Apollo Scientific Experiments Package (EASEP) on the surface of the Moon during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity. The Passive ... [Published Red Orbit - Sep 16 2014]

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"When the glow started moving, I thought, 'Oh my gosh, that's it,'" Daly says
...the moon that evening, so why can't we see any when looking at historic videos and photos? "This one is easier than the other two," says Herkelman. "When they went to take the picture, the camera they used had a closed aperture." Doing so allowed viewers back home to see the astronauts and spacecraft clearly...
...It's a good model, he says, but it's not very interesting to watch. "Jen-Hsun Huang], our CEO, looked at it and said 'Isn't there something better?' Anyway, one of our research engineers happened to put this slide up of Buzz Aldrin on the moon in a meeting and said 'this speaks global illumination to me because of all the hoaxers and deniers of the moon landing." Conspiracy theorists say that Aldrin simply couldn't have been lit up the way he is in the picture. NVIDIA took it as a challenge
"With conventional spacesuits, you're essentially in a balloon of gas that's providing you with the necessary one-third of an atmosphere [of pressure,] to keep you alive in the vacuum of space" explained Dava Newman , a professor of astronautics and aeronautics at MIT

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Russian space probe, Luna 16, was 1st to land o... [Published Radio Pakistan - 1 hour ago]
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TNT Makes ‘One Giant Leap’ Into Miniseries With... [Published Deadline.com - 7 hours ago]
Fratello Friday: How Snoopy Ended Up on an Omeg... [Published WatchTime - 7 hours ago]
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Meet Sandra Cauffman, the Tica co-directing NAS... [Published TicoTimes.net - 9 hours ago]
New Simulation Offers Definitive Proof the Moon... [Published Gizmodo - 11 hours ago]
Behind the brand: Romain Jerome [Published The Gentleman's Journal - 13 hours ago]
Meticulous Visual Recreation Of Moon Landing Sh... [Published Kotaku - 15 hours ago]
How Our Maxwell GPUs Debunked the Apollo 11 Con... [Published NVIDIA - Sep 19 2014]
NVIDIA Takes On Apollo 11 Moon Landing Deniers–... [Published Global Advisors - Sep 19 2014]
NVIDIA Takes On Apollo 11 Moon Landing Deniers-... [Published Fast Company - Sep 19 2014]
NVIDIA's new GPU proves moon landing truthers w... [Published Engadget - Sep 19 2014]
Dustbusters, pacemakers and seven other inventi... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 19 2014]
MIT researchers developing tight-fitting space ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 19 2014]
Next-generation space suits will be like second... [Published UPI - Sep 18 2014]
Dustbusters, pacemakers and seven other inventi... [Published PBS - Sep 18 2014]
Liberty School Notes, Sept. 18, 2014 [Published Liberty Tribune - Sep 18 2014]
Optical connections: Stars in their eyes [Published Optician Online - Sep 18 2014]
10 famous comments that changed the world [Published French Property News - Sep 18 2014]
NASA astronauts tested how fast humans can run ... [Published The Verge - Sep 17 2014]
With Boeing, SpaceX contracts, American spacefl... [Published Seattle Times - Sep 17 2014]
The Dirty Secrets Behind the Race to Put a Man ... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Sep 17 2014]
The Plan to Nuke the Moon and Other Cold War Pl... [Published MSNBC Newsweek - Sep 17 2014]
America Soars Back into the Space Age [Published Industry Week - Sep 17 2014]
The ‘U’ takes on a new era in space [Published Michigan Daily - Sep 17 2014]
US should spend more on space [Published Daily Collegian - Sep 17 2014]
XINHUA - Mars much better than moon: Buzz Aldrin [Published Namibia Press Agency - Sep 17 2014]
The Moon Smells Like Spent Gunpowder [Published Gizmodo Australia - Sep 17 2014]
Mars much better than moon: Buzz Aldrin [Published Individual.com - Sep 16 2014]
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Meticulous Visual Recreation Of Moon Landing Sh... [Published Kotaku - 15 hours ago]
By using its new dynamic lighting technology, GPU manufacturer NVIDIA has graphically recreated the Apollo 11 moon landing site — and the results are crushing a number of wild claims made by conspiracy theorists. Read more... ...
Apollo 11 infographic designed by NASA in 1967 [Published Doobybrain.com - Sep 07 2014]
(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle||[]).push({}); p>According to Silodrome , this giant infographic was made by NASA in 1967 to better explain to the general public what in the world the Apollo 11 mission was going to achieve in space. The infographic ...
The Curiosity Rover Is About To Get Mindwiped, ... [Published ReadWriteWeb - Sep 03 2014]
When Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity landed on Mars with its twin Spirit, their mission was only supposed to last three months. Spirit worked for six years, and Opportunity is still active more than 10 years later. Now, the Mars Opportunity rover ...
Where Does The Moon's Smell Come From? [Published Popular Science - New Technology, Science News, ... - Aug 27 2014]
What's That Smell? NASA In 1969, mankind got its first few whiffs of the lunar surface after astronauts tracked moon dust into the Apollo lander . In an article on Space.com , Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison “Jack” Schmitt describes the Moon’s scent ...
"The computer used to guide the Apollo 11 moon ... [Published Hit & Run - Aug 24 2014]
<p><img alt="" height="343" src="http://cloudfront-media.reason.com/mc/ngillespie/2014_08/original-14979-1408820219-31.jpg?h=343&w=500" title="Seems worth remembering on a semi-regular basis.|||Buzzfeed" width="500"/&gt; Via Buzzfeed. Seems worth ...
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What if Cable News Covered the Lunar Landing? &... [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 18 2014]
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