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2014-07-24 23:14:21

Apollo astronaut and sixth man on the moon, Dr. Edgar Mitchell, has provided unprecedented access to independent filmmaking team.

Apollo Moon Landing Camera To Be Auctioned Off
2014-02-02 04:58:03

A piece of NASA history will be available for purchase next month, as the only camera purported to travel to the moon as part of the Apollo program will be auctioned off in Vienna, Austria on March 22.

NASA Restoring Dust Data From Apollo Missions
2012-12-06 17:07:11

On Thursday NASA announced that 40 years after the last Apollo spacecraft launched and headed to the moon the scientific research from those missions continues.

Smokey Bear Celebrates 68th Birthday At Mission Control
2012-08-09 08:34:42

On August 9 Smokey Bear is turning 68.

Apollo Astronaut Returns Camera To NASA
2011-11-01 04:55:52

According to papers filed on Thursday of last week, federal prosecutors and former astronaut Edgar Mitchell have settled on an agreement over a camera brought back during the Apollo 14 moon mission.

LRO Produces Sharp Images Of Apollo Landing Sites
2011-09-06 13:01:40

NASA said on Tuesday that its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has captured the sharpest images ever taken from space of the Apollo 12, 14 and 17 landing sites.

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2011-07-20 13:35:00

Former astronaut Edgar Mitchell says a camera he brought back from the 1971 Apollo 14 moon mission was given to him by NASA despite the space agency's lawsuit asking for it back.

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2011-07-01 09:00:00

Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon, is currently locked in a legal battle with NASA over who owns a movie camera that flew aboard the Apollo 14 mission with him in 1971.

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2011-05-04 12:10:00

The US Postal Service unveiled a stamp on Wednesday that honored Alan Shepard, the first American to orbit the Earth.


Latest Apollo 14 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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2010-10-11 21:49:39

Alan Shepard was a naval aviator and NASA astronaut. He was the second person, and the first American, in space. He was also the fifth person to walk on the moon. He was born Alan Bartlett Shepard, Jr. on November 18, 1923 in Derry, New Hampshire. Upon his completion of high school, Shepard's continuing education would last several more years. He started at the United States Naval Academy, where he received his Bachelor degree in 1944. In 1945, Shepard married his sweetheart, Louise Brewer....

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