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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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2009-07-20 08:33:29

When the lunar module took off from the surface of the moon 40 years ago Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were relying on 4 cubic tons of N2O4 "” one of the most important rocket propellants ever developed "” to return them to lunar orbit and rendezvous with the Apollo Command and Service Module. It was a short but crucial journey for the men involved "” and it had its origins in PhD research carried out at The University of Nottingham 20 years earlier. By 1969 Nottingham was...

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2009-07-20 06:50:00

NASA has launched a series of events to commemorate its most notable journey into space "“ the lunar landing of Apollo 11. It was 40 years ago on July 20 that astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins and Buzz Aldrin landed on the surface of the moon. Seven hours later, Armstrong became the first to leave the capsule to take that "giant leap for mankind", followed by Aldrin. In celebration of the historic journey, NASA has released newly restored video footage from the...

2009-07-16 10:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA released Thursday newly restored video from the July 20, 1969, live television broadcast of the Apollo 11 moonwalk. The release commemorates the 40th anniversary of the first mission to land astronauts on the moon. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) The initial video release, part of a larger Apollo 11 moonwalk restoration project, features 15 key moments from the historic lunar excursion of Neil Armstrong...

2009-07-15 15:01:00

HOUSTON, July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You're in a spacecraft, on a mission to land on the moon for the first time in history, and the microphone to Earth is off. What do you say? (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Now you can listen in on a NASA Web site and find out. As Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Mike Collins flew on Apollo 11 to a lunar landing in July 1969, the world heard communications between the crew and Mission Control live as they...

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2009-07-19 06:55:00

You're in a spacecraft, on a mission to land on the moon for the first time in history, and the microphone to Earth is off. What do you say? Now you can listen in on a NASA Web site and find out. As Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Mike Collins flew on Apollo 11 to a lunar landing in July 1969, the world heard communications between the crew and Mission Control live as they happened. But Earth did not hear the private conversations between Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins, although they were...

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2009-07-15 15:30:00

Neil Armstrong was supposed to be asleep. The moonwalking was done. The moon rocks were stowed away. His ship was ready for departure. In just a few hours, the Eagle's ascent module would blast off the Moon, something no ship had ever attempted before, and Neil needed his wits about him. He curled up on the Eagle's engine cover and closed his eyes.But he could not sleep.Neither could Buzz Aldrin. In the cramped lander, Buzz had the sweet spot, the floor. He stretched out as much as he could...

2009-07-13 16:57:53

 NASA will hold a news briefing with astronauts from the Apollo program at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, July 20, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the first lunar landing. The news conference will take place in the James Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW, in Washington. It will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency\'s Web site. Astronauts scheduled to participate are: -     James Lovell, Apollo 8 and Apollo 13 -    ...

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2009-07-13 14:15:00

NASA will hold a media briefing at 11 a.m. EDT on Thursday, July 16, at the Newseum in Washington to release greatly improved video imagery from the July 1969 live broadcast of the Apollo 11 moonwalk. The release will feature 15 key moments from Neil Armstrong's and Buzz Aldrin's historic moonwalk using what is believed to be the best available broadcast-format copies of the lunar excursion, some of which had been locked away for nearly 40 years. The initial video released Thursday is part of...

2009-07-13 11:14:00

WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --NASA will hold a news briefing with astronauts from the Apollo program at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, July 20, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the first lunar landing. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The news conference will take place in the James Webb Auditorium at NASA Headquarters, 300 E St. SW, in Washington. It will be carried live on NASA Television and the agency's Web site. Astronauts scheduled to...


Latest Buzz Aldrin Reference Libraries

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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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