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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.
RR Auction, an Amherst, NH-based company, is offering a treasure trove of more than 800 unique and amazing historical objects in a Space and Aviation Artifacts auction this September 15-22.
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.
Flag remnants from the July 1969 Apollo 11 mission to the moon were auctioned off by retired NASA mechanical engineer Thomas Moser.
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.
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.
Christmas Eve, 1968 -- As one of the most turbulent, tragic years in American history drew to a close, millions around the world were watching and listening as the Apollo 8 astronauts -- Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders -- became the first humans to orbit another world.
Ex-Grumman Launch Pad Foreman Speaks Out for the First Time in 40 Years PBS invites fans to help solve the mystery, 'Who is John F?,' with a pre-broadcast online story release at pbs.org/historydetectives PORTLAND, Ore., June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, PBS enlists HISTORY DETECTIVES fans across the nation to solve a 40-year-old mystery: "Who is John F.?" -- and did he really help send Andy Warhol's art to the moon? HISTORY DETECTIVES has posted "Moon Museum" online today, two weeks...
POULTNEY, Vt., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alan Bean, one of only twelve men ever to see earth from the vantage point of the moon, is the guest speaker on Earth Day at Green Mountain College. Bean will give the address for the College's third annual Thomas L. Benson Lecture at 1 p.m.
A California state panel on Friday registered a collection of 106 artifacts left on the moon by the Apollo 11 mission as historical resources.
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...
- One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.