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  • Adult Space Academy a trip to the stratosphere for serious space geeks

     Adult Space Academy a trip to the stratosphere for serious space geeks
    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — I was inept at moonwalking. My rocket was a dud. And I crashed the space shuttle. Fortunately, I was just an astronaut wannabe and not the real deal. But it's as close as this middle-aged space geek is going to get. That...
  • Mars or bust, Buzz Aldrin says

    Mars or bust, Buzz Aldrin says
    Dancer, rapper, and, oh yeah, Man on the Moon Buzz Aldrin is talking, but are the right people listening? One of the original moonwalkers (“Michael Jackson always did it backwards!” Aldrin complained) challenged the United States to pick...
  • Buzz Aldrin tapped as grand marshal for Hollywood Christmas Parade

    Buzz Aldrin tapped as grand marshal for Hollywood Christmas Parade
    Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, will be grand marshal of the 2013 Hollywood Christmas Parade, organizers announced Friday. Aldrin, who followed Neil Armstrong onto the moon on July 20, 1969, during the Apollo 11 mission, said in a...
  • Did Neil Armstrong really say, 'That's one small step for a man'?

    Did Neil Armstrong really say, 'That's one small step for a man'?
    Neil Armstrong’s most famous line – “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” uttered after becoming the first person to set foot on the moon – contained one small error that became one giant...
  • Moon dust could scramble lunar rovers

    Moon dust could scramble lunar rovers
    All the Pledge in the world couldn’t keep the dust off a lunar rover parked in the wrong part of the moon, according to a new study. Presenting at a meeting of the Royal Astronomical Society in Scotland, Farideh Honary of the University of...
  • Maryland congresswoman proposes national park on the Moon

    Maryland congresswoman proposes national park on the Moon
    To visit the new national park proposed by a Maryland congresswoman would require a 239,000-mile journey and an oxygen tank. On the plus side: There would be plenty of parking. Rep. Donna Edwards, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Space...
  • Md. congresswoman proposes national park on the moon

    To visit thenew national park proposed by a Maryland congresswoman would require a 239,000-mile journey and an oxygen tank. On the plus side, there would be plenty of parking. Rep. Donna Edwards, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Subcommittee on...
  • St. Cloud man dreams of Martian address

    St. Cloud man dreams of Martian address
    The '60s were an heady time for space exploration. President John F. Kennedy fired the starter's pistol in the space race with a rousing speech about America's manifest space destiny: "We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things,...
  • China launches rocket with its first moon lander and rover

    China launches rocket with its first moon lander and rover
    BEIJING--In hopes of ensuring that the next man on the moon is Chinese, Beijing launched a rocket carrying a buggy-like vehicle that is expected to roam and explore the moon's surface for three months. The Long March rocket lifted off from the Xichang...
  • Oddball bills stand out in Congress

    Oddball bills stand out in Congress
    Thousands of bills are introduced in a congressional session, but only a fraction become law. Even without that success, they call attention to their causes — or their sponsors. Here are a few of the eclectic measures awaiting action in Congress....
  • Digital artists in India make U.S. films pop

    MUMBAI, India — Darren Aronofsky may be a household name in Hollywood, where his last two films were critically acclaimed hits. But to the young Indian artists laboring on the director's newest project — the Biblical epic "Noah" — he was...