Latest Apollo 11 Stories
HOUSTON, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will offer reporters an unprecedented chance to conduct interviews with scientists inside the lab that stores moon rocks Apollo astronauts collected during their six missions.
NASA will offer reporters an unprecedented chance to conduct interviews with scientists inside the lab that stores moon rocks Apollo astronauts collected during their six missions.
Famed Apollo astronaut Buzz Aldrin commented on Friday that NASAâ€™s upcoming ventures should concentrate on sending a man to Mars and assisting other nations with space travel.
'It is our earnest hope for mankind that while we gain the Moon, we shall not lose the world,' Eric Williams, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, July 1969 WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- While many people are familiar with Neil Armstrong's famous lunar boot print, most are unaware that the astronauts also left behind a miniature silicon disc containing goodwill messages from dozens of world leaders.
Former Navy UDT/SEAL Publishes Splashdown, The Rescue of a Navy Frogman in Time for Apollo Moon Landing's 40th Anniversary MCDONOUGH, Ga., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- When Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Mike Collins splashed down into the Pacific Ocean on July 24, 1969 after their historic moonwalk, the first human they saw had flowers plastered all over his wetsuit.
Edwin Buzz Aldrin, one of the first men to walk on the moon, has agreed to open a special exhibition at the Hong Kong Space Museum. The museum and OMEGA will show a collection of space and moon landing memorabilia in Hong Kong for the first time in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the lunar landing, representatives from both organizations said Friday. Beyond Time will feature items such as spacesuits, instruments, flight plans, cameras, OMEGA Speedmaster watches and other exhibits, all...
LEAWOOD, Kan., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty years ago, the Apollo 11 astronauts were completing their checklist to leave the Moon when they discovered that they had forgotten something.
WASHINGTON, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Forty years ago, the Apollo 11 astronauts were completing their checklist to leave the Moon when they discovered that they had forgotten something.
Upon landing on the surface of the moon, astronaut Neil Armstrong uttered the historic phrase: "One small step for man. One giant leap for mankind."
"Apollo: Through the Eyes of the Astronauts" is a new book produced by NASA and Abrams that provides a unique perspective of the historic program that took people to the moon nearly four decades ago. The publication chronicles Apollo missions 7 through 17 using photographs of the flights selected by each of the surviving Apollo astronauts.
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...
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...
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,...
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