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  • 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar mission

    40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar mission
    On July 16, 1969 the crew of Apollo 11 blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on the historic quest to put the first men on the moon. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of this achievement, Sun photographer Karl Merton Ferron acquired...
  • Blog posts from Maryland teachers

    During the week of June 22, 33 middle and high school school math and science teachers from the Baltimore area were in Huntsville, Al., participating in the Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy program. These teachers applied for and were awarded...
  • Baltimore soldier dies in roadside bombing in Iraq

    A 35-year-old Army sergeant from Baltimore was killed Saturday in Iraq after a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle, the Defense Department reported last night. Sgt. 1st Class Neil Armstrong Prince -- assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field...
  • For explorers, 'a dream fulfilled'

    HOUSTON - In a somber ceremony yesterday, President Bush told the families and colleagues of the seven astronauts lost aboard the space shuttle Columbia that the crew had perished in a great cause that the nation would continue to pursue. Speaking to...
  • Recalling the days after Challenger

    On a similarly bright winter morning 17 years ago, the space shuttle Challenger exploded shortly after liftoff, killing the seven astronauts aboard in a Y-shaped plume of smoke and leaving the famously swaggering National Aeronautics and Space...
  • Gym bro culture lets young men share the weight of workouts

    Gym bro culture lets young men share the weight of workouts
    Eric Wang dropped the bar. Three hundred thirty-five pounds bounced on the floor. He let out a tired breath as he turned toward a mirror hanging to his right. It was his third set of the deadlift. Chady Gemayel, his workout partner, pointed out Wang's...
  • California waits on Congress for action or � more than likely � inaction

    WASHINGTON Congress is returning to plenty of unfinished California business. Then, it will soon depart again, leaving most of the Golden State goals still unmet. One California lawmaker hoped this 113th Congress would authorize grants for an Altamont...
  • Kennedy Space Center's quiet rebirth slowly taking shape

    Kennedy Space Center's quiet rebirth slowly taking shape
    Kennedy Space Center is relatively quiet these days, but there’s a rebirth taking shape in the historic buildings and grounds. On a recent tour, I was able to see ongoing work to retool large areas of the complex for a new era of space flight. I...
  • Celebrate anniversary of first moon walk at Da Vinci's SPACE

     
    On Sunday, it will be 45 years since astronaut Neil Armstrong made the first step on the surface of the moon, and Da Vinci Science Center, which is hosting “SPACE: A Journey to Our Future” this summer is celebrating the anniversary with visits...
  • 'Marketing the Moon' examines Apollo program as one giant leap for marketing kind

    'Marketing the Moon' examines Apollo program as one giant leap for marketing kind
    Forty-five years ago Sunday, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the moon. In "Marketing the Moon: The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program," David Meerman Scott and Richard Jurek examine what they believe is the largest...
  • Our say: Time for our space program to stop drifting

    If you’re old enough, you can recall standing in long lines to view rocks brought from the moon. At the time, when everyone vividly remembered the images of Neil Armstrong’s giant leap for mankind on July 20, 1969, that didn’t seem...
  • Obama meets Apollo 11 crew to mark moon landing's 45th anniversary

    Obama meets Apollo 11 crew to mark moon landing's 45th anniversary
    President Obama celebrated the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing by meeting with the surviving crew members of the NASA mission that put the first humans on the moon. In the Oval Office, the president spoke privately with astronauts Buzz...