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  • Purdue to honor Neil Armstrong

    Purdue to honor Neil Armstrong
    Purdue University plans to honor alumnus Neil Armstrong who died, Saturday, at the age of 82. Armstrong graduated from Purdue in 1955 with a degree in aeronautical engineering.  In 1970, Armstrong received an honorary doctorate in engineering from the...
  • Neil Armstrong Indiana heritage recalled

    Neil Armstrong Indiana heritage recalled
    Before he walked on the moon in 1969, Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong strolled the West Lafayette campus of Purdue University as an engineering student. “It is really special that we had somebody famous who did something,” said LaTonya...
  • Purdue University to hold memorial for Neil Armstrong

    Purdue University to hold memorial for Neil Armstrong
    The Purdue Student Government will hold a memorial service for Neil Armstrong, who was an alumnus and Apollo astronaut. The memorial service will be held in front of the Neil A. Armstrong Hall of Engineering at 701 W. Stadium Ave. He was the first human...
  • 8/29/2012-Neil Armstrong

    8/29/2012-Neil Armstrong
    I was in the rec room with a cigarette in one hand and a Pepsi in the other. It was 1969, a hot and humid July night in Wheeling, Ill. My first wife and I were watching the moon landing with Walter Cronkite. There wasn't anybody better to anchor a...
  • Neil Armstrong dies at 82

    Neil Armstrong dies at 82
    The American public is still reflecting on the passing of astronaut and hero, Neil Armstrong. Armstrong has been an inspiration to many astronauts. Buzz Aldrin posted on his Twitter, "I know i am joined by millions of others in mourning Neil's passing -...
  • Purdue students gather to honor Neil Armstrong

    Purdue students gather to honor Neil Armstrong
    He was an American hero but also a proud Purdue University alumnus.  Astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, died Saturday at the age of 82. Monday, a memorial service at Purdue showed just how deep his legacy still runs on the...
  • Human Voice Travels To Mars And Back

    Human Voice Travels To Mars And Back
    The voice of NASA's chief has boldly gone where no voice has gone before -- to another planet and back. Words uttered by Charles Bolden, the administrator of NASA, were radioed to the Curiosity Rover on the surface of Mars, which in turn sent them back...
  • Burb's Eye View: On Burbank's sidewalk to the stars

    Ernie Seiler made one promise to the bikers, joggers and dog-walkers craning their necks to see his crew on the Chandler Bikeway Monday night. “Give me 30 seconds and I’ll give you the universe,” he tells them. He points them left,...
  • Patrick 'Scunny' McCusker remembered at funeral

    Patrick 'Scunny' McCusker remembered at funeral
    A mourner showed up decked out in full Elvis splendor. A beer truck emblazoned with the Mr. Boh logo led the funeral procession. And more than 2,000 people packed the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen — it was standing-room-only in the rear vestibule...
  • A smile for the ages

    A smile for the ages
    They say a picture is worth a thousand words. If so, I have one for you. It came to mind last week when I heard of the death of Neil Armstrong, famed for being the first to set foot upon the Moon. His boyish face appeared on many photos through the years,...
  • Rare 'Blue Moon' Shines Bright Friday Night

    Rare 'Blue Moon' Shines Bright Friday Night
    LOS ANGELES -- People were looking to the skies Friday night to check out -- and photograph -- the blue moon. The best time to see the moon was at 7:13 p.m., and many people posted photos to Facebook and Twitter. The next blue moon won't be seen until...