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President Obama awarded the late Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Wednesday in a special ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of the award’s creation by President John F. Kennedy.
The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden regarding the ownership of early space exploration mementos and artifacts.
Apollo 13 commander James Lovell is trying to sell a 70-page checklist from the flight that includes his handwritten calculations that played a part in bringing the spacecraft back home safely, but NASA is saying not so fast.
During the ill-fated Apollo 13 flight to the moon, commander James Lovell jotted down handwritten calculations in hopes of guiding his crew and craft safely home.
Astronauts John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins were awarded with congressional gold medals on Tuesday.
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Astronaut Scholarship Foundation's (ASF) online Spring Semi-Annual Auction of Astronaut Experiences & Memorabilia, which opens Friday, March 18, is offering bidders the chance to own rare relics that flew in outer-space and even to the Moon with hero astronauts like Buzz Aldrin, and autographed memorabilia from legends like astronaut John Glenn.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 8th Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards, presented by Learjet, will be held on January 21st at the Beverly Hilton.
Christmas Eve, 1968 -- As one of the most turbulent, tragic years in American history drew to a close, millions around the world were watching and listening as the Apollo 8 astronauts -- Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders -- became the first humans to orbit another world.
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For holiday shoppers searching for elite and unusual gifts, the sky is no longer the limit.
Jim Lovell is a former NASA astronaut and a retired captain in the US Navy. He was born as James "Jim" Arthur Lovell, Jr. on March 25, 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio. During his childhood, Lovell was interested in rocketry, and built flying models. His father died in a car accident when he was young. Lovell graduated from Juneau High School in Wisconsin. Later he attended the University of Wisconsin"“Madison for two years. He then transferred to the United States Naval Academy, and entered in the...