50 years after Apollo 11, a new moon race is on
50 years after Apollo 11, a new moon race is on
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How flight suits have evolved to keep astronauts safe in space
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Explore 50 years of lunar visits with our newest moon map
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How Argentina is saving one of Earth’s most remote places
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Surrounded by chaos, Niger is a nation on the edge
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Why did a U.S. mission in Niger turn deadly?
This vanishing forest protects the coasts—and lives—of two countries
This vanishing forest protects the coasts—and lives—of two countries

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This explorer helps protect millions of square miles of ocean

With his Pristine Seas project, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Enric Sala contributes to the creation of marine parks and reserves.

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Here’s why women may be the best suited for spaceflight
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She designs high-tech responses to human health problems
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Tinkle, booger, flapjacks, schmuck. What makes a word funny?
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See our three favorite scientific breakthroughs this month
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These new toilets could solve a global problem
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These boots took the first American to Everest’s summit
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How a photographer captured this bizarre salt island in the Dead Sea
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See thousands of fireflies light up a Mexican forest
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