Latest Apollo 11 Stories

2009-07-10 16:50:00

NOVATO, Calif., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco Fleet Week organizers have selected The W Foundation's "Navy in Space" exhibit as a featured event during the 2009 San Francisco Fleet Week festivities from October 9th to 11th. "Since most of the Apollo moon missions were crewed by naval aviators, this will be a fitting tribute to the 40th anniversary of Apollo 11 and 12 moon landings," says Ed Leonard, Chairman of the San Francisco Fleet Week Committee. The exhibit will be in the Fort...

2009-07-09 13:13:00

CARTERSVILLE, Ga., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tellus: Northwest Georgia Science Museum is commemorating the 40th anniversary of the first manned landing on the Moon with a weekend of special events Saturday, July 18 through Monday, July 20. The weekend's highlight is a special book signing and talk by NASA artist Paul Calle, the only artist allowed on site when the Apollo 11 astronauts prepared for their historic voyage.

2009-07-08 15:04:00

NEW YORK, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific American Book Club, the leading book club dedicated to exploring the best of science and technology, kicks off a tribute to the Apollo missions and spaceflight with several exciting, new titles.

2009-07-08 09:37:29

The U.S. space agency is inviting the public to a discussion marking the 40th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11, which took humans to the moon. The roundtable discussion -- Apollo: History and Legacy -- will be held Thursday, July 16, at 1 p.m.

2009-07-08 10:15:49

On Thursday, July 16, at 1 p.m. EDT, NASA will host a roundtable discussion titled "Apollo: History and Legacy," to mark the 40th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11.

2009-07-02 12:40:00

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter returned its first images to Earth since launching toward the moon on June 23, the space agency said on Thursday.

2009-07-01 13:39:00

WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Newseum today announced plans to mark the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing -- one of the biggest news stories of the 20th century -- with several days of activities including astronaut appearances, public programs, a daylong Family Day with a spaceflight focus and a display of newspaper front pages celebrating humanity's first steps on the moon. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080919/NEWSEUMLOGO) The Newseum also...

2009-06-30 14:34:00

BIENNE, Switzerland, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- - The Speedmaster Reunites Four Moonwalkers It is one of the defining events in history: on the 21st of July 1969 at 02:56:20 GMT, Neil Armstrong stepped onto the Moon and was joined a few minutes later by Buzz Aldrin.

2009-06-28 10:15:00

Radio amateurs from across the globe have been communicating this weekend using the 'moonbounce' technique as part of the commemoration of the Apollo 11 landing 40 years ago in July.

2009-06-27 07:25:00

NASA has announced a schedule of events to commemorate the achievements of the Apollo program and the 40th anniversary of the first lunar landing.

Latest Apollo 11 Reference Libraries

Ronald Evans Jr.
2012-10-25 11:30:42

Ronald Ellwin Evans, Jr. was an astronaut that worked with NASA on the Apollo missions and served as a Captain in the United States Navy. Evans is one of the twenty-four astronauts to fly to the moon. . Evans was born on November 10, 1933 in St. Francis, Kansas. He graduated from Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas. Boy Scouts of America played a huge role in Evans youth as he attained the highest level of Life Scout. Evans then went on to study at the University of Kansas...

2010-11-18 18:11:26

Michael Collins was an American astronaut and test pilot who was one of only 24 people to have flown to the Moon. He was born on October 31, 1930 in Rome, Italy. As a child he moved constantly due to having military parents. His family ended up in Washington DC, where Collins attended St. Albans School. After his graduation, he went to the United States Military Academy and continued on to join the United States Air Force. He completed flight training at Columbus Air Force Base, moved on to...

2010-10-12 14:53:01

Neil Armstrong is one of the most well known American astronauts. is Neil Armstrong. He is an American aviator and a former astronaut, test pilot, aerospace engineer, university professor, and United States Naval Aviator. He was also the first person to walk on the Moon. He was born as Neil Alden Armstrong on August 5, 1930 in Wapakoneta, Ohio. His father, Stephen, worked for the state government, which caused the family to move around many tunes throughout Armstrong's childhood. As a child,...

More Articles (3 articles) »
Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.