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Channel 2 NewsIn 1969, the world watched Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin make history by taking the first human steps on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission. These days, Aldrin embarks on speaking engagements and continues to inspire student across the country...
Pat Forgey, Juneau-EmpireAlaska's moon rocks are back in NASA's custody, but the curator of the state museum says he would like to see them back in Alaska. The moon rocks were collected by Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in 1969 and were a gift to Alaska by...
Tags: Arts and Culture, NASA, Richard Nixon, Museums, Buzz Aldrin
Dancer, rapper, and, oh yeah, Man on the Moon Buzz Aldrin is talking, but are the right people listening? One of the original moonwalkers (“Michael Jackson always did it backwards!” Aldrin complained) challenged the United States to pick...
When Neil Armstrong said, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," he actually screwed up. He meant to say, "One small step for A man," which makes more sense. Armstrong later tried to correct his mistake, but his original...
While the Mars rover Curiosity is discovering the building blocks of life on the Red Planet, many are equally excited about another development: Commercial companies have finally discovered profit in space. This is no small feat, considering the...
In the early days of the nation's space program, when American astronauts were first launched into space from the scrublands of Cape Canaveral, Thomas Harvey was there to see it firsthand. As an aerospace engineer for Martin Marietta Corp., Harvey was...
Thirty-two students in aerospace, engineering and science programs in 11 different countries descended on the Jet Propulsion Laboratory last week as part of a Caltech competition to design a mission to one of Mars' two moons, Phobos or Deimos. "Watching...
The course is Human Space Flight. The subject for today: analogues — the scenarios found in the world or contrived in the laboratory that NASA uses to simulate work and life aboard a space ship. Naval Academy professor Ken Reightler leads the...
Tags: Engineering, Annapolis, NASA, Barack Obama, Vice (movie)
Jeff Bezos: founder and CEO of Amazon.com, and now, bona fide ocean explorer. A year after vowing to send a team into the ocean to find F-1 engines from the historic Apollo 11 moon launch, Bezos announced Wednesday that the team had recovered F-1 engine...
In late February, the House cast a 394-0 vote to rename NASA's cutting-edge flight research center in Southern California after the late astronaut Neil Armstrong. What could possibly be wrong with that? In their advocacy, the bill's sponsors pointed out...
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue University President Mitch Daniels has joined a panel that will make recommendations about the future of the nation's space program. The Committee on Human Spaceflight is part of the 2010 NASA Authorization Act....
Tags: NASA, Science and Technology
NEW YORK -- Although we first got to know the surly seeming Mark McNairy when he succeeded Daiki Suzuki as creative director of Woolrich Woolen Mills in 2010, his fashion-related curriculum vitae stretches back a bit further and includes a four-year stint...
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