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2009-12-03 13:29:00

TELLURIDE, Colo., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Officials at the Telluride Regional Airport (TEX) will soon be celebrating a grand re-opening following the completion of a $22 million runway renovation project.

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.

2009-07-26 13:55:38

A 38-year-old named Neil Armstrong in Symmes Township, Ohio, says he receives letters and phone calls intended for the famed astronaut of the same name. Symmes Township resident Neil Allen Armstrong said since former astronaut Neil Alden Armstrong also lives in the Cincinnati area, would-be suitors for the first human to walk on the moon mistakenly contact him instead, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported Friday. Within the first year I started getting phone calls and voice mails, the less famous...

2009-07-21 15:23:14

Officials at an Ohio museum dedicated to Neil Armstrong said a cheddar cheese sculpture of the astronaut softened and fell from its base. Neil Armstrong Air and Space Museum officials in Wapakoneta said the facility's air conditioning unit turned off automatically overnight and resulting heat caused

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2009-07-21 12:35:00

President Barack Obama pledged to keep the US space program alive for future generations as America celebrated the 40th anniversary of the first American moon landing on Monday.

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.

2009-07-20 16:07:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, is proud to join NASA and the American people to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the historic first human steps on the moon.

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.

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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 10:50:00

During a public reunion of the first crew to ever set foot on the surface of the Moon, the legendary astronauts of Apollo 11 called on the US to aim for Mars as a new venue for manned exploration.


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2010-11-18 18:11:26

Michael Collins was an American astronaut and test pilot who was one of only 24 people to have flown to the Moon. He was born on October 31, 1930 in Rome, Italy. As a child he moved constantly due to having military parents. His family ended up in Washington DC, where Collins attended St. Albans School. After his graduation, he went to the United States Military Academy and continued on to join the United States Air Force. He completed flight training at Columbus Air Force Base, moved on to...

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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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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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