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Neil Armstrong's widow, Carol, recently found a secret stash of Apollo 11 artifacts in the back of his closet that were supposed to be left on the moon!
In 1961, President John F. Kennedy promised that America would put the first man on the moon by the end of the decade. The technology to do so did not exist, the national drive to do so did not exist, and we were behind in what has since been called the Space Race with the USSR.
Artifacts from NASA’s Apollo lunar missions will be highlights in an upcoming auction in New York City. Bonham’s is holding the Space History Sale in the Big Apple on Tuesday...
n 1969, Neil Armstrong took man's first otherworldly steps onto the lunar surface. He had no idea what a nuisance the soil beneath his feet would prove to be at the time. Scratchy lunar dust clung to everything it touched.
Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, died yesterday at the age of 82. America's favorite son has taken that one small step into the unknown.
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.
Forty-three years ago today, man embarked on a mission that made Lewis and Clark's journey across America seem like child's play.
During the ill-fated Apollo 13 flight to the moon, commander James Lovell jotted down handwritten calculations in hopes of guiding his crew and craft safely home.
Harrison Schmitt was a NASA astronaut, and is also an American geologist. He was born Harrison Hagan "Jack" Schmitt on July 3, 1935 in Santa Rita, New Mexico. After high school, he went to the California Institute of Technology and received a B.S. degree in science in 1957. He then went to Norway to study geology at the University of Oslo. In 1964, Schmitt earned a Ph.D. in geology from Harvard University. After receiving his doctorate, he worked at the U.S. Geological Survey's...
David Scott was a NASA astronaut who was the seventh person to walk on the Moon and the first person to drive on the Moon. He was born David Randolph Scott on June 6, 1932 on Randolph Air Force Base near San Antonio, Texas. As a child, he was active in the Boy Scouts of America and graduated from The Western High School in Washington, D.C. in June 1949, as an honor student and a record setting swimmer. After his first year of college, he received an invitation to attend West Point where he...
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.