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What do a former Apollo 11 astronaut and a popular brand of men’s grooming product have in common? They could be your ticket to a ride into outer space on board a private, commercial vehicle.
NASA will honor astronaut James "Jim" Lovell, Jr, with the presentation of an Ambassador of Exploration Award for his contributions to the US space program.
WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA will honor astronaut James "Jim" Lovell, Jr., with the presentation of an Ambassador of Exploration Award for his contributions to the U.S. space program.
Trip to Space Camp Up for Grabs for Winning Student, Teacher CHICAGO, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- ComEd and the Adler Planetarium today announced the Third Annual Shoot for the Moon essay contest.
Thirty-nine years after its only trip to space, the Gemini XII will be restored over the next three months at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center.
Thanks to video games, TV shows and movies such as "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith" that are loaded with special effects, today's children don't have a realistic impression of space or space travel, says Buzz Aldrin, one of the men who planted the U.S. flag on the moon. But, he adds, it's not the kids' fault.
Former astronaut Jim Lovell, whose near-fatal trip to the moon was made famous in the movie "Apollo 13," has given a planetarium the handbook whose cardboard cover was used to save the space crew's lives.
- A small wooded valley; a dell.
- The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.