1960s

We left astronaut poop on the moon

We came. We saw. We littered. On each of mankind's six historic moon landings, dozens of objects were left behind-- ...

The USSR Landed Multiple Probes on Venus in the 1960s

When we think of the space race, we generally think of initial race to put a human in space and the moon landing which ...

Nixon Had a Speech Prepared In Case the Apollo 11 Astronauts Were Stranded in Space

When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin first set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969, they made history. But one thing that ...

FBI Agents Once Secretly Tried to Convince Rev Martin Luther King to Kill Himself

Although it's hard to contextualize today, during the 1950s, '60s and '70s, the FBI was secretly engaged in a ...