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2014-03-31 16:20:39

WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media are invited to a formal dedication ceremony to mark the renaming of NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center, formerly the Dryden Flight Research Center, on Tuesday, May 13 at the center's campus at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO The renaming ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. PDT in Hangar 4802. It is expected to include comments from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden,...

Ohio Residents Vindicate Armstrong Moon Quote
2013-05-31 14:31:46

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of scientists analyzed the speaking patterns of native Ohioans in order to determine exactly what Neil Armstrong said the moment he stepped foot on the moon. When Neil Armstrong first stepped onto the moon in 1969, he was quoted as saying "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." However, some believe he left out the "a," saying instead "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Speech scientists and...

Neil Armstrong's 'One Small Step' The Subject Of New Documentary
2012-12-31 04:23:29

[ Watch the Video: One Small Step, One Giant Leap Speech ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online "That´s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." The words spoken by Neil Armstrong when he became the first man to step foot on the moon will forever be an indelible moment in the history of space travel, but in a new BBC documentary, the late NASA astronaut's brother reveals that the words were not as spontaneous as Armstrong claimed. In an...

Statement On Neil Armstrong Memorial Service From NASA Administrator
2012-08-31 17:20:22

Today, we pay tribute to a pioneering American; an explorer, a patriot and an individual who, with 'one small step,' achieved an impossible dream. Family, friends and colleagues of Neil's gathered to reflect on his extraordinary life and career, and offer thanks for the many blessings he shared with us along the way. His remarkable achievements will be forever remembered, and his grace and humility will always be admired. As we take the next giant leap forward in human exploration of our...

2012-08-31 06:21:41

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, we pay tribute to a pioneering American; an explorer, a patriot and an individual who, with 'one small step,' achieved an impossible dream. Family, friends and colleagues of Neil's gathered to reflect on his extraordinary life and career, and offer thanks for the many blessings he shared with us along the way. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) His remarkable achievements will be forever remembered, and...

2012-08-27 23:02:11

Iconic Heroes Like Armstrong Inspiration For CrowdfundNASA.com Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 26, 2012 Occasionally one finds a man who is a true hero to his entire nation. Rarely does one find a man who has inspired the entire planet. That man was Neil Armstrong. His life and deeds are forever intertwined with history itself, as a memorial to the greatness of the man and to the name that shall endure beyond that of most kings and presidents. A man who served his nation and mankind with...

2012-08-25 14:20:03

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden regarding the death of former test pilot and NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong. He was 82. "On behalf of the entire NASA family, I would like to express my deepest condolences to Carol and the rest of Armstrong family on the passing of Neil Armstrong. As long as there are history books, Neil Armstrong will be included in them, remembered for taking humankind's...

2012-08-25 10:20:07

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from the Armstrong family regarding the death of former test pilot and NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong. He was 82. "We are heartbroken to share the news that Neil Armstrong has passed away following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures. "Neil was our loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. "Neil Armstrong was also a reluctant American hero who always believed he was just...

2012-08-25 10:20:03

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden regarding the death of former test pilot and NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong. He was 82. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) "On behalf of the entire NASA family, I would like to express my deepest condolences to Carol and the rest of Armstrong family on the passing of Neil Armstrong. As long as there are history books, Neil Armstrong will be...

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 the sculpture to soften, resulting in the nearly one ton of cheese falling from its base, WHIO-TV, Dayton, Ohio, reported Tuesday. The statue was carved during the course of 59 hours Friday,...