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Map of the Rocket Garden with the titles of each rocket.

A stroll through the Rocket Garden is a walk among giants. Take a deeper look at the artifacts that make up this iconic attraction, and learn what’s new and coming soon!


The crew of Apollo 7, Commander Walter Schirra, Lunar Module Pilot Walter Cunningham and Command Module Pilot Donn Eisele, pose after a successful mission in 1968.

Apollo 7 was a mission of firsts from being the first crewed Apollo mission to the first TV broadcast in space.

Categories: Astronauts, NASA History

GPS, a NASA Spinoff

Many products we use every day on Earth stemmed from NASA’s research in space. From memory foam to GPS, NASA spinoffs are a part of our daily lives.


NASA 60th Anniversary Celebration logo

On October 1, 2018, NASA celebrates 60 years of space exploration. In honor of this milestone, we’re sharing a few of NASA’s top achievements over the years. 


Artist rendering of the Phoenix Mars Lander

Ten years ago, NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander confirmed the existence of water on Mars.