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2011-06-24 13:25:00

NASA has recovered moon dust that was stolen from the space agency after the 1969 Apollo 11 mission just before it was about to be sold at auction. Officials said the dust was smuggled out of NASA by a staff photographer who gathered it from a camera the astronauts used on the lunar surface. NASA investigators discovered the dust at a St. Louis auction house this month. It is illegal in the U.S. to possess moon rocks or moon dust. "It wasn't much to look at, but I will never be that close...

2011-01-24 00:00:40

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. The space souvenir was signed by Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins, and accompanied Armstrong and Aldrin to the moon's surface in July 1969. A commemorative silver...

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2011-01-14 08:50:00

Ever wanted to own your very own piece of the space program? Now, one online auction house can make that a reality, as they are currently offering memorabilia from NASA's Apollo space program to the highest bidder. The auction is currently underway at RR Auction, an Amherst, Massachusetts based business that specializes in autographs, signed memorabilia, and historical documents. The more than 500 space program related auctions, which according to the website will close on January 20, are...

2011-01-03 16:25:00

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert C. O'Brien of Arent Fox and Tom Girardi and Stephen Larson of Girardi | Keese, co-counsel for Dr. Buzz Aldrin and StarBuzz LLC, filed a complaint against Topps Company, Inc. in the Central District of California on December 27, 2010. The suit was filed as a last resort after Topps repeatedly refused to refrain from using Dr. Aldrin's name, image or signature without his consent, or to compensate him for such unauthorized use. In 2009, as...

2010-11-11 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 11, 2010, Veteran's Day, Romero Britto and Buzz Aldrin will launch a new endeavor at POP International Galleries in Soho, New York at an invitation-only gallery opening. The National hero, astronaut, and visionary Buzz Aldrin, served as inspiration for Pop Artist Romero Britto to create a series of original art on canvas that reflects on the achievements of NASA, and the global future of space exploration. This group of artwork is...

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2010-10-22 13:00:00

By Buzz Aldrin For RedOrbit - Have a question for Buzz? Most people are familiar with the space shuttle as the current primary means for NASA to carry astronauts into space.  However as the final flights of this complex and impressive machine are prepared, the design of the next space transportation system is being debated.  The original purpose of the space shuttle was to be a convenient way to launch large payloads and crew into space.  By reusing parts of the system and...

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2010-08-31 13:10:00

A new dish is being prepared for astronauts working in space. Bravo TV's Emmy-award winning reality show "Top Chef" will feature a special challenge for the five remaining "chef'testants." The winning contestant will have his or her recipe prepared by NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and flown on a future space shuttle mission. Food preparation and taste have come a long way since the Apollo era. Today, the menu for astronauts includes 180 food and beverage items. These include tomato...

2010-04-15 13:08:00

May 27th-May 31st at the Intercontinental Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois CHICAGO, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Space Society's International Space Development Conference is where astronauts, scientists, entrepreneurs, officials, activists and other citizens who look forward to the "final frontier" gather each year. Regular features include talks by government and industry leaders, panels on the latest developments in space technology and related fields, exhibits from NASA...

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2010-04-14 15:10:00

Former astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin are in disagreement over President Obama's new NASA directive, with Armstrong criticizing the president for revisions to America's space program that could affect the leadership of the country in the global space race. Armstrong, along with fellow astronauts James Lovell and Eugene Cernan, said the proposal is "devestating" in a letter obtained by NBC News. The letter was signed by all three men. The proposal, which Obama plans to...

2010-04-01 10:31:00

LOS ANGELES, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The APP Company announced the release of the Buzz Aldrin Portal To Science and Space Exploration iPhone App. Available for $1.99 on the Apple iTunes and App Stores, this iPhone app launched by the pioneering Apollo astronaut and moonwalker Buzz Aldrin takes the user on a journey through the world of everything that is Space Exploration. This legendary space hero revealed that he was moved to design this app by the rush of interest in global space...


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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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