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Memento from the First Manned Lunar Landing Grabs More Than $47,000 Amherst, NH (Vocus/PRWEB) January 22, 2011 A small flag that was flown aboard Apollo 11 was auctioned last night for $47,652, a new record for a flag from that mission, according to Amherst, NH-based auction house RR Auction.
NASA and Gowalla, a mobile and web service, have partnered to bring users one small step closer to the universe.
An astronomer stated today that long-lost footage of Neil Armstrong descending the ladder of the Apollo 11 lunar module will be screened in public for the first time in Sydney next week.
Former astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin are in disagreement over President Obamaâ€™s new NASA directive.
A California state panel on Friday registered a collection of 106 artifacts left on the moon by the Apollo 11 mission as historical resources.
HOUSTON, Jan. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A moon rock collected during the historic Apollo 11 mission more than 40 years ago will be heading back to space and a new home aboard the International Space Station, sharing quarters with a piece of Mt. Everest.
A moon rock collected during the historic Apollo 11 mission more than 40 years ago will be heading back to space and a new home aboard the International Space Station, sharing quarters with a piece of Mt Everest.
Forty years after humans first walked on the moon, NASA is offering the next generation of explorers a chance to learn how the challenges of the Apollo 11 mission were met.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the moon, NASA honored President John F. Kennedy with an Ambassador of Exploration Award for his vision and leadership in landing a man on the moon.
Four months after the success of Apollo 11, NASA launched Apollo 12 in November 1969. Almost exactly 40 years later, the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter has seen the landing site.
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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