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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 â€” one of the most important rocket propellants ever developed â€” to return them to lunar orbit and rendezvous with the Apollo Command and Service Module.
The following is a statement issued by Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong on the death of Walter Cronkite.
COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The first men to walk on the moon will reunite today with 10 crew members from other Apollo manned spaceflight missions at the National Aviation Hall of Fame in Dayton, the birthplace of flight and a national leader in the aerospace industry, according to the Ohio Business Development Coalition, the nonprofit organization that markets the state for capital investment.
NASA has launched a series of events to commemorate its most notable journey into space â€“ the lunar landing of Apollo 11.
WASHINGTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA released Thursday newly restored video from the July 20, 1969, live television broadcast of the Apollo 11 moonwalk.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- TechInsights' EE Times, the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry's decision makers, will launch a special all digital-only edition on June 20th focused on Apollo in celebration of the 40th anniversary event that launched an entire generation of engineers.In the special edition, EE Times editorial team offers the lessons of Apollo and why the organizing principle of Apollo remains relevant today.
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.
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?
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.
Forty years ago, on July 20, 1969, the United States achieved an historic first when Apollo 11 Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to land on the moon.
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...
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...
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,...
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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