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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....

2009-07-20 17:31:00

ST. LOUIS, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is commentary by Dr. Benjamin Ola. Akande, dean of the School of Business & Technology at Webster University in St. Louis, MO. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090122/DC61721) Today, July 20, 2009, marks the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing and moonwalk. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin did what many considered impossible, that man could reach the moon, land and walk on the moon. It was the ultimate...

2009-07-20 15:20:00

WASHINGTON, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today on the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 astronauts landing on the moon: "In 1961, President Kennedy set a truly daring goal for this nation by declaring that before the decade was over, an American would land on the moon and return safely. In that moment, there were far more skeptics than believers. But eight years later, the brave astronauts of Apollo 11 - Neil Armstrong, Buzz...

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2009-07-20 10:18:06

The United States should send humans to Mars, not back to the moon, the crew of Apollo 11 said in a rare joint appearance in Washington. Neil Armstrong, 78, the first man to walk on the moon, Buzz Aldrin, 79, and Michael Collins, 78, appeared together Sunday on the eve of the 40th anniversary of the first human moon landing. They lamented NASA is working to return astronauts to the moon, rather than prepare for a great adventure to Mars, USA Today reported Monday. America, do you still dream...


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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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