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Apollo 14 Touches Down on the Moon

On Feb. 5. 1971, the Apollo 14 crew landed on the moon. The crew members were Captain Alan Bartlett Shepard, Jr. (USN), commander; Major Stuart Allen Roosa (USAF), command module pilot; and Commander Edgar Dean Mitchell (USN), lunar module pilot. In this photo, Shepard stands by the Modular Equipment Transporter (MET). To source

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Beagle-2 lander found on Mars

The UK-led Beagle-2 Mars lander, which hitched a ride on ESA’s Mars Express mission and was lost on Mars since 2003, has been found in images taken by a NASA orbiter at the Red Planet. To source

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Ten years at Titan

Celebrating the 10th anniversary of the pioneering Huygens mission to Saturn’s moon Titan, the first successful landing on an outer Solar System world To source

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