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  • Chicago throws a huge party for returning Moon Men

    Chicago throws a huge party for returning Moon Men
    Chicago went loony for the Moon Men. It was Aug. 13, 1969, and the city threw one monster party for Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin Jr. and Michael Collins, the Apollo 11 astronauts whose journey to the moon and back had captivated the world. With...
  • Neil Armstrong dies at 82; first person to walk on moon

    Neil Armstrong dies at 82; first person to walk on moon
    When Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on the moon, on July 20, 1969, he uttered a phrase that has been carved in stone and quoted across the planet: "That's one small step for man; one giant leap for mankind." The grainy black-and-...
  • 8/29/2012-Neil Armstrong

    8/29/2012-Neil Armstrong
    I was in the rec room with a cigarette in one hand and a Pepsi in the other. It was 1969, a hot and humid July night in Wheeling, Ill. My first wife and I were watching the moon landing with Walter Cronkite. There wasn't anybody better to anchor a...
  • John D. Lowry dies at 79; innovative film-restoration executive

    John D. Lowry dies at 79; innovative film-restoration executive
    John D. Lowry, an entertainment technology innovator who founded Lowry Digital Images, the renowned movie restoration company in Burbank that worked its magic by returning film classics such as "Casablanca" and "Star Wars" to their pristine state for...
  • One giant leap for tourist-kind. Powering down, the Space Coast still harbors riches

    One giant leap for tourist-kind. Powering down, the Space Coast still harbors riches
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — You know what it feels like to be in space? Like you're sick. Think head cold. "Your face gets kind of puffy," said Gerald Carr, 78, who once spent 84 days orbiting the Earth, as I picked at a piece of NASA-made red...
  • Space shuttle Discovery goes late but launches for final flight

    Space shuttle Discovery goes late but launches for final flight
    CAPE CANAVERAL — Nearly four months late — and held up by a last-minute computer glitch — Space Shuttle Discovery blasted off under clear blue skies Thursday afternoon on its final mission to the International Space Station before it...
  • Thousands watch 'awesome' Discovery launch

    TITUSVILLE -- Tears welled in Luann DeJoseph's eyes as she watched Space Shuttle Discovery soar into the sky Thursday afternoon. The woman – she said she was "in her 50's" and grew up watching NASA launch moon rockets -- whispered a prayer to...
  • Neil Armstrong died of complications after heart surgery

     
    Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, died following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures, a statement Saturday from his family said....
  • Neil Armstrong among 'greatest of American heroes,' Obama says

     
    President Obama issued the following statement on the death of Neil Armstrong, who died Saturday of complications from heart surgery. He was 82....
  • Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on the moon, is dead at 82

     
    Neil Armstrong, the first human to set foot on the moon, has died. He was 82....
  • Neil Armstrong 'opened a frontier' for all humanity, JPL head says

     
    Neil Armstrong: JPL Director Charles Elachi said he doesn’t know whether the world’s most famous astronaut watched NASA’s Curiosity rover land on Mars this month. But he’s sure Neil Armstrong would have liked what he saw....
  • History to honor Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11 mission

     
    In honor of the passing of Neil Armstrong, whose first step on the lunar surface marked a “giant leap for mankind,” History plans to air a full day of programming about the astronaut and the Apollo 11 mission that first brought humankind to...