Photo of astronaut Neil Armstrong reflected in the helmet of Buzz Aldrin

Here’s a Fact: We Went to the Moon in 1969

NEW YORK — Fifty years after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon, some people insist it never happened and was all a big hoax by the U.S. government. The suspicions arose even as the lunar landing was taking place in 1969, said Roger Launius, ...
Photo of drone in Reno

NASA Looks to Manage Drone Traffic in Cities

RENO, Nev. — NASA has launched the final stage of a four-year effort to develop a national traffic management system for drones, testing them in cities for the first time beyond the operator's line of sight as businesses look in the future to unleash the unman...
Photo of SpaceX Falcon9 launch in Cape Canaveral, FL.

Israel Flying to Moon After SpaceX Launch

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — An Israeli spacecraft rocketed toward the moon for the country's first attempted lunar landing, following a launch Thursday night by SpaceX. "We thought it's about time for a change, a...
Photo of the Kuiper belt object Ultima Thule

Have You Seen the Snowman Floating in Outer Space?

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — The space snowman visited by NASA on New Year's Day is pitted all over and has a bright "collar" between its two fused spheres. These are the newest details to emerge about Ultima Thule, the most distant object ever explored. A clo...

It’s Virtually Impossible To Be Fired From a Federal Job

Is our government’s bureaucracy designed to fail? The National Review’s David French writes that, in many instances, it may be the case. "Incompetence is baked into the bureaucratic cake." — David French French notes that the FBI’s failure to act upon...