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Latest Apollo 11 Stories

2012-07-22 08:20:17

Marking the 43rd anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, NASA has added an extensive collection of historical video, audio, photographs and documents to iTunes U.

Remembering Apollo: Walking On The Moon
2012-07-21 06:34:44

On July 21, 1969, one group of words were set into stone and etched into the memories of every American since. "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."

Remembering Apollo: Lunar Landing 43 Years Later
2012-07-20 06:02:38

Forty-three years ago from today, the moon indeed became tangible, as the three astronauts landed on the moon for the first time in human history.

Apollo 11 Still Remembered 43 Years Later
2012-07-16 12:38:55

Forty-three years ago today, man embarked on a mission that made Lewis and Clark's journey across America seem like child's play.

Space Race 2012 Contest Winner Announced By Buzz Aldrin
2012-05-09 15:42:22

A 27-year-old University of Arizona law student won the "Space Race 2012" contest today, earning him a free ride to space.

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2012-03-31 07:20:58

NASA officials claimed that they were the rightful owners of the Apollo 11 rocket engines found on the floor of the Atlantic Ocean earlier this week by a privately-funded expedition headed up by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos.

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2012-03-29 11:38:39

Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos and his team have found the F-1 engines used to lift Apollo 11. They have been looking for ways to find and recover the rockets for just over a year.


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...

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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...

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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,...

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