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  • American Hero, Neil Armstrong, dies at 82

    American Hero, Neil Armstrong, dies at 82
    The nation is mourning an American icon.  Saturday afternoon, the family of Neil Armstrong confirmed he had died at the age of 82. Neil Armstrong was the man who uttered the famous words “one giant leap for mankind” when he became the first...
  • Whoops! NBC News Reports Death Of Astronaut Neil ... Young

    Whoops! NBC News Reports Death Of Astronaut Neil ... Young
    Aug 25 (TheWrap.com) - NBC News was one of the first to learn of the death of astronaut Neil Armstrong on Saturday, but instead announced the death of astronaut Neil Young. "Astronaut Neil Young, first man to walk on moon, dies at age 82," read the NBC...
  • 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 'opened a frontier' for all humanity, JPL head says

    Neil Armstrong 'opened a frontier' for all humanity, JPL head says
    The director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory said he doesn’t know whether Neil Armstrong watched the Curiosity rover land on Mars this month. But he’s sure the world’s most famous astronaut would have liked what he saw. 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,...