Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell passed away on February 4th, on the eve of the 45th anniversary of his mission to the moon. He was 85 years old.
On December 11, 1972, Apollo 17 touched down on the Moon. This was not only our final Moon landing, but the last time we left low Earth orbit. With the successful launch of the Orion capsule, NASA is finally poised to go further again. So it’s important to remember how we got to the Moon — and why we stopped going.
The oldest toy I own is a board game called Careers. It’s set 14 years before Apollo 11 landed on the moon in 1969, yet it includes a moon expedition mission. It’s a curious artifact — a look into a previous generation’s dreams and ambitions, when space exploration was still an unknown intangible. Our dreams, however,…
Here’s an absolutely stunning video that shows our Moon fly by and cross the face of our Earth. The detail is incredible, the size difference is dramatic, and it’s just lovely to see the phenomenon happen from outside Earth. We see the Moon streak the sky every night, this is what it looks like from space.
The winner of last week’s ‘Shop Contest, inspired by the mask Nier director Taro Yoko wore to Square Enix’s E3 press conference earlier this month, reminds us that there is always a creepier moon on the horizon.
It's where evil space wizards come from. Somebody should investigate, huh?
This weekend, we'll all be watching giant robots turn into trucks and dinosaurs, and it'll be like fireworks for your brain. But robots can do more than just throw down — they can make us question the nature of existence. Here are 12 mindblowing indie movies about robots that you could watch instead of Transformers.
Last week, a strange sight appeared in Beijing's subway. A young lady got on Beijing Subway's line 8. She was wearing a giant moon mask.
Want to make your sci-fi video games feel more authentic? Or maybe just need a new ornament for beside the fireplace? Then how about buying this joystick, which was used by astronaut Dave Scott to land the Falcon lunar module during the Apollo 15 mission in 1971.
The latest "Real Driving Simulator" lets you really simulate driving on the moon. So here's how to unlock the "Lunar Roving Vehicle LEV-001 '71" in Gran Turismo 6, as well as a glimpse into the dangers of life on the Moon.
The beat 'em up genre flourished in the nineties, with Capcom and Konami leading the way on the SNES and on the SEGA Genesis, as well as with a huge amount of great arcade games that never got a home console port.
It's time to strap on your space suit, dual wield your space guns, and take out some space zombies on the moon, as Activision and Treyarch launch the all-zombie Rezurrection map pack for Black Ops on the Xbox 360.
Nacht der Untoten. Verruckt. Shi No Numa. Der Riese. These names strike terror in the hearts of anyone that dared venture into the undead playgrounds of Call of Duty: World at War. The zombie story started there. It ends on the Moon.
There's a saying I just made up: every video game ever made looks better interpreted as an early 1990s Lucasarts adventure game. That rule also applies to film adaptations.
Start rehearsing your nerdiest Transformer questions, because we've got a bona fide Transformers game developer sitting in the guest chair live on Wednesday's Kotaku Talk Radio. Call in and ask them. I'll have mine ready, for sure.
A post on Burnout developer Criterion Games' website reveals plans for downloadable content that never made it to fruition, including boats, helicopters, time travel, and yes - Burnout on the moon.