Satellite Captures Views of Earth at Night

Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

Scientists yesterday unveiled photos and a video that provide an “unprecedented new look at our planet at night,” according to NASA. The images, taken by a new NASA and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) satellite, show the “glow of natural and human-built phenomena across the planet in greater detail than ever before.”

Relive President Kennedy’s ‘Moon’ Speech

Fifty years ago today at Houston’s Rice University, President John F. Kennedy delivered his famous speech in which he declared, “We choose to go to the moon.” In it he vowed to put Americans on the moon within the decade, giving NASA its first great mission. You can view the speech here.

NASA, History Channel Honor Armstrong

With the death Saturday of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon during the 1969 Apollo 11 mission, the NASA website is paying tribute to the American hero. Included are Apollo 11 video highlights, featuring restored footage of Armstrong’s first steps on the moon, an oral history interview with him, photo gallery, and statements from his family, President Obama and others. Visitors are invited to share their thoughts on Armstrong.

Tomorrow, History Channel will honor Armstrong’s legacy and the Apollo 11 mission with an entire day of programming.

History Channel is available to virtually all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.