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  • 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...
  • Buzz Aldrin makes the case for a one-way manned mission to Mars

    Buzz Aldrin makes the case for a one-way manned mission to Mars
    Buzz Aldrin, the moonwalking astronaut, keeps an office on the 10th floor of a stately condominium building in Westwood. Now 84, he considers himself a “global statesman for space” and expends his considerable vitality advocating for manned...
  • Obama recibe a astronautas del Apolo 11 en su 45 aniversario

    Obama recibe a astronautas del Apolo 11 en su 45 aniversario
    WASHINGTON - El presidente, Barack Obama, recibió hoy en la Casa Blanca a dos de los tres astronautas que participaron en la misión del Apolo 11 a La Luna, cuando se cumplen 45 años del primer paseo por la superficie del satélite. Obama se reunió en...
  • Celebrate anniversary of first moon walk at Da Vinci's 'Space'

    On Sunday, it will be 45 years since astronaut Neil Armstrong first stepped on the surface of the moon, and Da Vinci Science Center is celebrating the anniversary with visits by two former astronauts, video of the original moon landing and other special...
  • Celebrate the moon walk at Da Vinci Center

    Meet astronauts, learn about space travel and watch news footage from the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing in an event at the Da Vinci Center Sunday, July 20, that celebrates Neil Armstrong's walk on the moon. The event is in conjunction with the Allentown...
  • 45 years after epic flight, Aldrin is still pushing the limits

    45 years after epic flight, Aldrin is still pushing the limits
    Question for Buzz Aldrin: Weren't you scared, in that little spacecraft, descending to the surface of the moon and not knowing for sure that you'd ever make it back to Earth? "Fighter pilots have ice in their veins," Aldrin answers. "Fear is a disabling...
  • Astronauts recall moon landing on anniversary

    Astronauts recall moon landing on anniversary
    Lehigh Valley's very own astronaut, Lt. Col. Terry Hart, was on hand at the Da Vinci Center in Allentown Sunday afternoon to help celebrate the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing. Hart, a Lehigh University engineering professor and alumnus,...
  • John Timpane: Moon landing 45 years ago brought us together

    It was, after all, only a boot-crunching dust. You wouldn't think the sight would affect so many or change so much. But we saw it, on TV. We saw it and were changed, along with the human world around us. Like many readers, I was sitting in a room with...
  • Bill Dana dies at 83; NASA test pilot helped usher in space age

    Bill Dana dies at 83; NASA test pilot helped usher in space age
    The black sky enveloped NASA test pilot Bill Dana as his X-15 rocket plane stopped climbing at 306,900 feet and began teetering back toward the small brown stretch of Mojave Desert more than 58 miles below. "The horizon appeared as a ring of bright blue...
  • Explore the past, present and future of SPACE at Da Vinci Science Center

     
    From being able to touch one of only 34 Mars meteorites in the world to climbing into a sleeping berth in a future Lunar Base Camp, families can immerse themselves in space exploration from the surprisingly insightful speculations of early science fiction...
  • 'The Help' Director Tate Taylor Joins 'In the Event of a Moon Disaster'

    FilmNation Entertainment has tapped 'The Help" director Tate Taylor to helm "In the Event of a Moon Disaster." FilmNation, which is producing and handling international sales, announced that Taylor will also come aboard to produce with his production...