auctions

Star Trek

Bidding on This Rare Version of the Star Trek Enterprise Starts at $40,000

The design was created for “Star Trek: Planet of the Titans,” a film that was never made. It was later used in an episode of “Star Trek: The Next Generation.”
Kaleigh Rogers
5.30.18
Lunar Landmarks

This Nonprofit Wants to Protect the Lunar Lander Sites

For All Moonkind has condemned the auction of a priceless lunar sample return bag, expected to fetch $4 million.
Daniel Oberhaus
7.20.17
nasa

Inside a Million Dollar Auction of Rare Space Memorabilia

Are you in the market for 15 gilded astronaut hand molds?
Becky Ferreira
7.21.16
Art

Do Auctions Have a Poached Ivory Problem?

An antiques dealer pleading guilty to trafficking poached wildlife has reignited a debate.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.11.16
News

NASA's Quest to Reclaim Lost Spacesuits Before They Were Auctioned

There's an incredible amount of bureaucracy that goes into proving you didn't steal NASA's stuff.
Jason Koebler
11.11.15
Ebay

A Scientist Is Selling the Right to Name His Newly-Discovered Moth on eBay

But you can't just name a new species anything.
Emiko Jozuka
10.19.15
Internet

Here's Your Last Chance to Grab Some of Ross Ulbricht's Bitcoins

The US Marshals are auctioning off the final batch of Ulbricht's seized bitcoins.
Joseph Cox
10.5.15
nasa

You Can Now Buy Spaghetti that Went to the Moon

But it will cost you five figures.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.17.15
Culture

Alan Turing’s Unseen Notebook Is Going to Auction

The rare manuscript contains notes on mathematical notation that hint towards the computer scientist’s interest in universal languages.
Victoria Turk
4.13.15
Space

I Held a $110K Piece of the Moon, and, Well, ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

If you’re in the market for a $110,000 piece of the Moon, it’s your lucky day.
Jason Koebler
11.21.14
Culture

How Much Will People Bid For This Big Ol' Piece of Prehistoric Shit?

How do you price this shit? Just look at whatever the fossilized shit market will bear.
Ben Richmond
7.18.14
Internet

You Can Now Bid on Gun Ammo In A Penny Auction

Whether it's for rifles or handguns, penny auction site Ammo Dealz has all your ammo needs covered.
Ben Makuch
7.12.14
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