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2012-09-07 23:02:26

With his passing on 25 August 2012, the world’s been reflecting on how much Neil Armstrong’s “giant leap for mankind” meant to them.

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2012-08-26 07:00:43

Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, died yesterday at the age of 82. America's favorite son has taken that one small step into the unknown.

Rocket University Engineers Tested With High-Altitude Drop
2012-08-17 15:57:46

An experimental payload went 25,000 feet higher than planned during a recent test flight but still performed well and will be the basis for a larger flight test next year.

Galactic Suite Vying For Google Lunar X Prize
2012-08-08 13:37:23

Keeping their eyes on the prize, one team is attempting to win the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize to send a rover to the moon.

Lunar Mission Targeted By China In 2013
2012-07-30 14:20:56

China is growing up its space industry quickly, as the country's state-run media outlets announced today that the country is setting its eyes on the Moon again by next year.

Russia Planning Manned Moon Landings By 2018
2012-07-20 14:15:16

Despite a string of failed mission launches, equipment losses, and launch setbacks over the past year, Russia is looking to restore its integrity by developing a manned spacecraft that will have humans stepping foot on the Moon again for the first time in more than 40 years.

Remembering Apollo: Lunar Landing 43 Years Later
2012-07-20 06:02:38

Forty-three years ago from today, the moon indeed became tangible, as the three astronauts landed on the moon for the first time in human history.

Pow! Straight To The Moon!
2012-06-25 13:20:16

At this year’s SETIcon II, space experts with varying degrees of expertise and goals gathered together to discuss a far-out plan: Traveling to the moon.


Latest Moon landing Reference Libraries

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2010-11-17 15:43:04

John Young was a NASA astronaut and engineer. He was born as John Watts Young on September 24, 1930 in San Francisco, California but was raised in Orlando, Florida. After high school, Young went to the Georgia Institute of Technology and graduated in 1952 with a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering. After his graduation, he entered the United States Navy and served as a Fire Control Officer on the USS Laws. He also completed a tour in the Korean Seas. About ten years...

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2010-10-29 20:07:02

David Scott was a NASA astronaut who was the seventh person to walk on the Moon and the first person to drive on the Moon. He was born David Randolph Scott on June 6, 1932 on Randolph Air Force Base near San Antonio, Texas. As a child, he was active in the Boy Scouts of America and graduated from The Western High School in Washington, D.C. in June 1949, as an honor student and a record setting swimmer. After his first year of college, he received an invitation to attend West Point where he...

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  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
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