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  • Central Floridians reflect on where they were when Eagle landed

    The Rev. Randolph Bracy Jr., president of the Orange County branch of the NAACP "I was in Tallahassee, in grad school [at Florida A&M University], coming out of class when I heard other students talking about it. A man walking on the moon — you had...
  • Adler Planetarium Celebrates Apollo 11 Anniversary

    (WGN-AM)- It was 40 years ago Monday, Apollo 11 touched down on the moon, and American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people ever to walk on its surface. Millions of people from across the world watched the amazing feat...
  • Neil Armstrong's Moon Memories

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  • Chicago Visitors Tell Memories of Apollo 11, Sound Off on NASA's Future

    Chicago Visitors Tell Memories of Apollo 11, Sound Off on NASA's Future
    (WGN-AM)- On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin became the first men to walk on the moon after landing their lunar module. As he set foot on the lunar surface, Armstrong spoke his famous line, "That's one small step...
  • Blog posts from Maryland teachers

    During the week of June 22, 33 middle and high school school math and science teachers from the Baltimore area were in Huntsville, Al., participating in the Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy program. These teachers applied for and were awarded...
  • Obama, Clinton Among Mourners At Memorial For Walter Cronkite

    Obama, Clinton Among Mourners At Memorial For Walter Cronkite
    President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton were just two of the speakers who took part in a memorial service Wednesday at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall to pay homage to late, legendary newsman Walter Cronkite. The President concluded...
  • Record-setting aviator Joe Kittinger details his high-flying life

    Record-setting aviator Joe Kittinger details his high-flying life
    Orlando's hall-of-fame aviator Joe Kittinger begins his new book with a moment just before he leaped from a balloon nearly 20 miles up at the edge of space. "The disc of the sun is sharp and brilliant against the ebony backdrop of deep space," the...
  • Hoping for orbit

    The Johnsville Centrifuge, at the heart of a new space-themed museum in Bucks County, gave America's earliest astronauts their wildest rides on earth. It tossed, turned and whirled Alan Shepard (first American in space), John Glenn (first American to...
  • Edward Bryant Jr. took his own giant leap in 1969

    Edward Bryant Jr. took his own giant leap in 1969
    Five months before Neil Armstrong took that famous giant step, Edward Bryant Jr. made an impressive leap of his own. Feb. 10, 1969, marked his first day on the job with Trans World Airlines. And the moment he first set foot in Kennedy Space Center, he...
  • Neil Armstrong: Wrong step for Obama

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama is bound for Florida on Thursday for a forum on his budgetary plans for redirecting the American space program -- away from the Moon and toward other missions. There are a lot of new......
  • Obama launches his asteroid space plan to the thrill of several on this planet

     
    Neil Armstrong, Eugene Cernan and James Lovell really dislike it and so do many others outside NASA....