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July 29, 2019 - 12:18 pm
By Allen Kim, CNN (CNN) -- Scientists from NASA had a lot more leeway to conduct weird experiments 50 years ago, which included feeding moon dust to German cockroaches. But it didn't stop there. Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were able to secure lunar samples from the surface of the moon...
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President Trump, accompanied by Apollo 11 astronauts Michael Collins, second from left, and Buzz Aldrin, second from right, with Vice President Pence and first lady Melania Trump, speaks during a photo opportunity commemorating the 50th anniversary of the
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July 19, 2019 - 2:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump marked the 50th anniversary of the first human steps on the moon at an Oval Office meeting Friday with former Apollo 11 astronauts . Flanked by Buzz Aldrin, Mike Collins and the family of mission commander Neil Armstrong in the Oval Office, Trump was briefed...
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In this Tuesday, July 16, 2019 photo made available by NASA, astronaut Michael Collins, right, speaks to Kennedy Space Center Director Bob Cabana at Launch Complex 39A, about the moments leading up to launch at 9:32 a.m. on July 16, 1969, and what it was
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July 16, 2019 - 9:33 am
By Marcia Dunn, AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Collins had the spotlight to himself this time — Armstrong has been gone for seven years...
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This undated photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey Astrogeology Science Center shows Apollo 15 astronauts Jim Irwin, left, and Dave Scott driving a prototype of a lunar rover in a volcanic cinder field east of Flagstaff, Ariz.
U.S. Geological Survey Astrogeology Science Center via AP
July 08, 2019 - 12:18 pm
By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin knew they would be the first to walk on the moon, they took crash courses in geology at the Grand Canyon and a nearby impact crater that is the most well-preserved on Earth. Northern Arizona has had...
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In this Nov. 1969 photo made available by NASA, Apollo 12 mission Commander Charles P. "Pete" Conrad stands on the moon's surface.
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June 20, 2019 - 10:43 am
By Marcia Dunn and Emily Swanson, Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows. The poll by The...
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Courtesy of Rowan University
David Madden
March 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
GLASSBORO, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- A Rowan University professor now shares an honor with the likes of Buzz Aldrin, Jane Goodall and Sir Edmund Hillary -- a diverse group to be sure. Dr. Kenneth Lacovara is a paleontologist who is dean of Rowan’s School of Earth and Environment. He has now received...
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Ann Collins, Andy Aldrin, Mark Armstrong and Mint director David Ryder.
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Paul Kurtz
January 01, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The year 2019 will mark the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's historic flight to the moon, and the US Mint will be issuing commemorative coins to honor Apollo's three-man crew. The Mint will be releasing four curved coins in gold, silver and clad, all featuring two...
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The black-tie Apollo Celebration Gala is held under a Saturn V rocket at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Saturday, July 21, 2018.
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July 23, 2018 - 9:50 am
By Alex Sanz and Mike Schneider, Associated Press CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin was noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, even though his nonprofit space education foundation is a sponsor...
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