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  • Four decades ago we landed on the moon -- will we go further?

    Four decades ago we landed on the moon -- will we go further?
    Two months ago, former NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski ascended Mount Everest, carrying a lunar rock brought back by the Apollo 11 mission that landed on the moon 40 years ago tomorrow. Along the way, he endured hardships like those experienced by Neil...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Q & A with Buzz Aldrin

    On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first two humans to land on the moon as an estimated 600 million people — the largest television audience in history — watched in awe. They spent 15 hours on the lunar surface —...
  • Central Floridians reflect on where they were when Eagle landed

    The Rev. Randolph Bracy Jr., president of the Orange County branch of the NAACP "I was in Tallahassee, in grad school [at Florida A&M University], coming out of class when I heard other students talking about it. A man walking on the moon — you had...
  • 40th Anniversary Of The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

    40th Anniversary Of The Apollo 11 Moon Landing
    (AP) - The first astronauts to walk on the moon want President Barack Obama to aim for a new destination: Mars. The crew will be honored by the President at the White House later today. On the 40th anniversary of man's first landing on the moon,...
  • 40-year anniversaries: Why going to Wal-Mart means more than going to the moon

    40-year anniversaries: Why going to Wal-Mart means more than going to the moon
    Humans' first steps on the moon came 40 years ago Monday, a fact you likely know unless you've been living under a moon rock. Of course, you haven't, because for all the wonder of six visits over three and a half years, nobody's been there since....
  • Adler Planetarium Celebrates Apollo 11 Anniversary

    (WGN-AM)- It was 40 years ago Monday, Apollo 11 touched down on the moon, and American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people ever to walk on its surface. Millions of people from across the world watched the amazing feat...
  • Neil Armstrong's Moon Memories

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  • Chicago Visitors Tell Memories of Apollo 11, Sound Off on NASA's Future

    Chicago Visitors Tell Memories of Apollo 11, Sound Off on NASA's Future
    (WGN-AM)- On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon after landing their lunar module. As he set foot on the lunar surface, Armstrong spoke his famous line, "That's one small step...
  • San Diegans remember 40th anniversary of moon landing

    40 years ago today, man first stepped on the moon. Those footprints, those images continue to amaze many people. Visitors taking a Monday afternoon to visit the San Diego Air and Space Museum in Balboa Park got a chance to take a look at history. On...
  • Shuttle Launch Scrubbed Due to Bad Fuel Valve

    Shuttle Launch Scrubbed Due to Bad Fuel Valve
    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA has called off the launch of space shuttle Discovery because of a bad fuel valve. Launch officials halted the countdown late Tuesday afternoon, midway through the fueling process. The seven astronauts had not yet boarded the...
  • Shuttle Discovery Launch Postponed

    Shuttle Discovery Launch Postponed
    Thunderstorms forced NASA to call off shuttle Discovery's launch to the international space station early Tuesday. Launch managers said they would try again Wednesday. The storms popped up unexpectedly late Monday all around the launch site, and...
  • Dodgers' Moon found success in Coliseum

    Dodgers' Moon found success in Coliseum
    It seemed like the worst kind of trade, one that favored neither team, a deal best left in the small print on the transactions page. A half century ago, the Dodgers sent Gino Cimoli to the St. Louis Cardinals for Wally Moon, an exchange of outfielders,...