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Space History Sale Highlights Artifacts From Apollo Lunar Missions
2014-04-07 06:51:23

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online 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 and will feature everything from space documents to spacesuits. In all, more than 300 items will be up for sale. Among the highlights of the April 8 auction will be a motion picture sight ring – a small polarizing filter put on a camera used by...

2014-04-01 16:20:52

Minnesota Astronaut Karen Nyberg to Join Aldrin & Schmitt at Go Boldly Expo MINNEAPOLIS, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Minnesota people and institutions have made extraordinary contributions to technology innovation in aviation and aerospace. U of M grad Bob Gilruth, the Father of America's human spaceflight program, counseled President Kennedy to put a man on the moon, launching what has been called the most audacious engineering challenge in history. To rally a new generation...

2014-03-18 12:21:29

Former ULA-Boeing Executive Dr. Andrew Aldrin Joins Moon Express at a Time of Accelerating Growth. HOUSTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moon Express, Inc. (MoonEx) has named Dr. Andrew Aldrin as President, bringing his 20+ years of business leadership and policy experience in high-profile, aerospace companies to MoonEx as it undergoes accelerating growth on the back of rapid technological progress and business expansion. The announcement was made at the 45(th )Lunar and Planetary...

2013-08-28 04:20:14

Weekend Event Offers Rare Chance to Meet and Mingle with Space Heroes CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Six of the 12 men who have walked on the moon--among them Apollo 11's Buzz Aldrin, the second man to set foot on the lunar surface--will join astronauts representing every era of manned spaceflight and other space legends for the annual Astronaut Autograph & Memorabilia Show (AAMS) at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (KSCVC) on Saturday and Sunday,...

Apollo 11 Engine Confirmed To Be The Real Deal
2013-07-21 06:38:18

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has confirmed that the rocket engines retrieved from the floor of the Atlantic Ocean earlier this year by his expedition team are those of the Apollo 11 spacecraft. The massive F-1 engines, which were located by Bezos' team off the coast of Cape Canaveral back in March, were said to be warped and covered in rust at the time of their recovery, according to Wired.com's Adam Mann. At the time, that...

2013-06-14 12:20:52

HOUSTON, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will honor the life and historic achievements of astronaut Neil Armstrong during a memorial service at 10 a.m. CDT Thursday, June 20, at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. Armstrong made history on July 20, 1969, when he became the first person to walk on the moon as commander of Apollo 11. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) JSC Director Ellen Ochoa, fellow Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Michael...

2013-06-11 12:25:01

Opening Ceremony on Monday, June 24, 11:00am, at Liberty State Park EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) announces the launch of the nation's first mobile Hall of Fame Museum with a public unveiling and ceremony on Monday, June 24, 11:00am, at the Flag Plaza in Liberty State Park in Jersey City. The ceremony will honor Hall of Fame inductees and sponsors and features inductee, Astronaut Buzz Aldrin. A series of other media...

Moon Dust Discovered In California Lab
2013-05-27 04:18:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Roughly four decades after mysteriously disappearing, vials of Moon dust collected by Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin have been discovered at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California. Twenty vials containing handwritten labels dated “24 July 1970” were discovered earlier this month by a local archivist named Karen Nelson, according to Slashgear´s Cory Gunther. As it turns out,...

Auction House Offers Neil Armstrong’s Heartbeat
2013-05-06 10:38:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A New Hampshire auction house has announced that it will soon be accepting bids for the electrocardiogram of Neil Armstrong´s heartbeat taken when he first stepped onto the moon from the Apollo 11 spacecraft in July 1969. The slow, metronomic heartbeat represented by the EKG stands in stark contrast to that of Armstrong´s pilot Buzz Aldrin. "It was really slow on the way down, while Aldrin's was racing" Gerald Schaber, who...

2013-01-28 16:20:06

LONDON, January 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - There's a new hero blasting off... and he's just your average Joe - Lynx is giving one guy or girl the chance to go where only a few elite have gone before, by offering the chance to win an ultimate out-of-this-world experience: a trip to space. In the biggest product launch in its 30-year history, the global competition was announced by space hero Buzz Aldrin, who has revealed details of the Lynx Space Academy. 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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2010-10-11 21:58:39

Buzz Aldrin was an American mechanical engineer, pilot, and astronaut who was on the first lunar landing mission. He was also the second person to walk on the moon. He was born Edwin Eugene Aldrin, Jr. on January 20, 1930 in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. Aldrin had a successful public education, graduating from Montclair High School in 1946. He attended the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, where he graduated third in his class in 1951 with a B.S. in mechanical engineering. He was commissioned...

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