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  • Schiff: Astronaut Armstrong 'a reluctant hero'

    Schiff: Astronaut Armstrong 'a reluctant hero'
    Pioneering astronaut Neil Armstrong’s public memorial was held today in Washington, D.C., and the first man to walk on the moon was also honored by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank). Speaking on the floor of the House of Representatives, Schiff noted he...
  • One giant dinner for Lincoln boy: 12-year-old chats and dines with Neil Armstrong

    One giant dinner for Lincoln boy: 12-year-old chats and dines with Neil Armstrong
    NEW YORK — Not many people get to even shake an astronaut's hand, but one Lincoln County boy recently got to meet three of the most famous ones during a visit to New York City. Trey Baldwin, 12, met and had dinner with Neil Armstrong, Jim Lovell...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • ‘60 Minutes’ explores face blindness, commercial space flight

     
    Musk, who co-founded Pay-Pal, answers criticism from Apollo astronauts Neil Armstrong and Gene Cernan about the shift to commercial space flight. "I was very sad to see that," Musk says. "Those guys are heroes of mine, so it's really tough. ... I wish...
  • Awarding gold medals to astronauts is no small step for lawmakers

     
    [From Richard Simon of the Tribune Washington Bureau] WASHINGTON — It’s probably a good thing that Congress didn't plan the moonshot. The House on Monday is expected to authorize the use of the U.S. Capitol Rotunda for a Nov. 16 ceremony to...
  • Has NASA gone loony? Moon rocks or bust

     
    Really, NASA? You're hard up for funds, yet you've got the manpower to go after a septuagenarian California woman trying to sell a flyspeck of moon rock -- a supposed gift to her late husband from Neil Armstrong? Joann Davis......
  • Legendary astronauts awarded Congressional Gold Medals

     
    Space legends John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins were awarded Congressional Gold Medals on Wednesday....
  • A haunting `what if?'

     
    Among the more memorable audio pieces played Sunday at the Third Coast Filmless Festival (my wife is the executive director of the sponsoring organization) was this one: Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong came within inches of tragedy when they landed......
  • Tony Goldwyn; from actor to “Actor’s Director”

     
    It begins, Tony Goldwyn says, “by loving actors, by having this built-in compassion for what they do and how they do it.” Goldwyn is one of their number — an accomplished character actor best known for being the villain of “Ghost,&#...