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Astronaut Walter Cunningham, first crewed Apollo flight member, dies: 8 points

Walter Cunningham Dies: Walter Cunningham was the last surviving member of the Apollo 7 crew.

Walter Cunningham Dies: Astronaut Walter Cunningham, Apollo 7 lunar module pilot, is photographed during the Apollo 7 mission.(Reuters File)
Updated on Jan 05, 2023 01:19 PM IST

Scientists grow plant in lunar soil, raise hopes of growing plants on Moon

The ground-breaking experiment, detailed in the journal Communications Biology on Thursday, has given researchers hope that it may be possible to one day grow plants directly on the Moon.

For the first time ever, scientists have grown plants in lunar soil.(@NASA)
Published on May 13, 2022 10:38 AM IST

52 years of Apollo 11 mission: What is it like to be on Moon

The mission made Armstrong the first person to step on the Moon, while Buzz Aldrin was second as he joined his astronaut friend almost 19 minutes later. The spaceflight was piloted by another Nasa astronaut Michel Collins.

Fifty-two years ago on July 20, 1969, humanity stepped foot on another celestial body and into history.
Published on Jul 20, 2021 09:52 AM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins dies at age 90

Often described as the "forgotten" third astronaut on the historic mission, Michael Collins remained alone for more than 21 hours until his two colleagues returned in the lunar module.

A statement released by his family said Michael Collins died of cancer.. (Photo by Eric BARADAT / AFP)(AFP)
Updated on Apr 28, 2021 10:31 PM IST
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