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Speakeasy: At Home on the Moon

August 04, 2019 6:00 am

The serious and funny fake news stories about the lunar missions

After first steps on moon, Neil Armstrong and crew were welcomed home with a stay in Hawaii

July 29, 2019 9:32 am

This week marked the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, but after those historic first steps NASA still had to get the three astronauts safely back to Earth -- and the waters off Hawaii are where the cone-shaped spacecraft splashed down.

‘Would dad approve?’ Neil Armstrong’s heirs divide over a lucrative legacy

July 28, 2019 9:43 am

Some relatives, friends and archivists find the sales of about 3,000 mementoes from Neil Armstrong’s moon mission and NASA career unseemly, citing the astronaut's aversion to cashing in on his celebrity and flying career and the loss of historical objects to the public.

50th anniversary of Moon landing: Michael Collins recounts Apollo 11 Space Mission in Google doodle video

July 20, 2019 9:26 am

50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing Google Doodle: On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first man to step on the Moon as he said: "That’s one small step for man, but one giant leap for mankind."

When America landed on the moon, the whole world did

July 16, 2019 12:09 pm

"We had nothing. We hadn't even put our first man in space," says Haug. "And in eight years we landed two people on the moon. It was incredible, what we had done."

Young should be motivated to learn for societal progress: Neil Armstrong

July 15, 2019 5:30 am

Our highest and most important hope is that the human race will improve its intelligence, its character and its wisdom, said Neil Armstrong in this inspiring video.

Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary: Everything that happened in 1969

July 13, 2019 7:52 pm

Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary 2019: Here is what happened in July 1969 when the Apollo 11 mission was launched.

'Only surviving' original videotape of Neil Armstrong's first steps on moon to be auctioned

June 28, 2019 8:41 pm

In the years after the July 20, 1969 moon landing during the Apollo 11 mission, NASA was recording over its tapes or selling them to cut costs, said Gary George, who was a college student when he bought more than 1,100 reels of NASA videotape for about $218 at a government surplus auction in 1976.

One small step

June 15, 2019 8:07 am

NASA’s recognition of African American women’s role in the first moon mission is a welcome act of contrition.

Neil Armstrong's sons defend moon landing in docudrama First Man

September 02, 2018 6:36 pm

In a joint statement Friday, Rick and Mark Armstrong, along with First Man author James R. Hansen, denied that Chazelle's film is "anti-American in the slightest." ''Quite the opposite," they said.

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Earthrise: 50 years ago, we saw the earth rise from space for the first time

December 26, 2018 3:51 pm

On Christmas Eve, 1968, astronauts orbiting the moon saw Earth rising for the first time.