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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...

2010-01-12 17:12:00

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 7th Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards, presented by Learjet, are taking flight on January 22nd at the Beverly Hilton. John Travolta, the official Ambassador of Aviation, will present Tom Cruise with the "Top Aviation Inspiration and Patriotism Award." Tom Cruise's passion for aviation started at a young age. Growing up in modest economic conditions, Cruise's family moved frequently but once young Tom hung his P-51 Mustang...

2009-11-10 07:10:00

American Veterans Center's 12th Annual Conference Headlined By General David Petraeus, Buzz Aldrin, & Heroes From The Greatest Generation To The Latest Generation WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many of America's most celebrated and distinguished veterans from World War II through the present day will converge on Washington, DC from November 12-14 for the American Veterans Center's 12th Annual Conference. In the largest gathering of its kind in the nation, these men...

2009-10-02 15:06:00

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Disney Parks and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) today celebrated Buzz Lightyear's cosmic achievement as the longest tenured crew member in space with a ticker-tape parade down Main Street, U.S.A. in Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort. Some of Buzz's new friends, including astronaut Buzz Aldrin and International Space Station Expedition 18 astronaut Michael Fincke, attended. After living his dream of space...

2009-09-03 17:42:00

FULLERTON, Calif., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astronaut, explorer, scientist, and American hero, Dr. Buzz Aldrin will be the keynote speaker for Hope International University's annual "Celebrate Hope" dinner held at Disney's Grand Californian(R) Hotel & Spa in Anaheim, CA. The event will take place on Friday, October 16 at 6:00 p.m. On July 20, 1969, Dr. Aldrin and Neil Armstrong made their historic Apollo XI moon walk, thus becoming the first two humans to set foot on another...

2009-08-20 12:38:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television has been honored with a Primetime Emmy Award by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. The 2009 Philo T. Farnsworth Award recognizes the agency for engineering excellence and commemorates the 40th anniversary of the technological innovations that made possible the first live TV broadcast from the moon by the Apollo 11 crew on July 20, 1969. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The prestigious...

2009-07-21 06:00:00

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Buzz Aldrin (Astronaut, second man to walk on the Moon -- Apollo 11) Alan Bean (Astronaut, walked on Moon -- Apollo 12) Eugene Cernan (Astronaut, last man to walk on Moon -- Apollo 17) Charlie Duke (Astronaut, USAF Brigadier General, walked on Moon -- Apollo 16) Edgar Mitchell (Astronaut, walked on Moon -- Apollo 14) Harrison Schmitt (Astronaut, former Senator of New Mexico, last man who arrived on Moon -- Apollo 17) John...

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2009-07-21 06:30:00

Google celebrated the 40th anniversary of the first footstep on the moon by unveiling a virtual moon exploration on the Google Earth map service. Buzz Aldrin, the first person to step onto the moon, together with Google, X Prize Foundation, and NASA officials in Washington, D.C., released the Moon in Google Earth. "Forty years ago, two human beings walked on the moon," said Moon in Google Earth product manager Michael Weiss-Malik. "It's now possible for anyone to follow in their footsteps....


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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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