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  • G. Samuel Mattingly, businessman who helped astronauts walk in space

    G. Samuel Mattingly, businessman who helped astronauts walk in space
    George Samuel Mattingly, who with his business, Environmental Research Associates, helped NASA astronauts walk in space, died Nov. 4 at Coastal Hospice in Salisbury of a toxic reaction to iron infusion treatments. The former Timonium resident was 88....
  • A turkey worth gobbling

    It would be so cool, if only it were true. According to the National Turkey Federation, the very first meal eaten by the first men on the moon, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, was foil packets of roast turkey with all the trimmings. How wonderfully...
  • Author Brad Meltzer's new show looking for 'lost history'

    Author Brad Meltzer's new show looking for 'lost history'
    What happened to the American flag mounted amid the Ground Zero wreckage on Sept. 11, 2001? Where is the pillbox hat Jackie Kennedy wore the day of President John F. Kennedy's assassination? And why are the original Apollo moon landing tapes missing?...
  • Itasca-based Knowles develops new breed of microphone

    Itasca-based Knowles develops new breed of microphone
    Engineers in a west suburban office complex have designed a new microphone that they say will be key to the future of smartphone and tablet technology because it gives consumers the ability to operate hand-held devices without touching them. Knowles'...
  • Book lovers: Try these literary travel options

    Carla Hayden is one of Baltimore's best-known book lovers, one who has spent 21 years at the helm of the city's Enoch Pratt Free Library. When the busy bibliophile takes time off to travel, she appreciates accommodations where books are part of the...
  • Director Damien Chazelle orbiting Neil Armstrong biopic 'First Man'

    Director Damien Chazelle orbiting Neil Armstrong biopic 'First Man'
    Damien Chazelle, the writer-director of the Sundance hit "Whiplash," could be charting a course for the moon. The 29-year-old filmmaker is in talks to direct "First Man," a biopic about astronaut Neil Armstrong, for Universal Pictures, the Los Angeles...
  • Gym bro culture lets young men share the weight of workouts

    Gym bro culture lets young men share the weight of workouts
    Eric Wang dropped the bar. Three hundred thirty-five pounds bounced on the floor. He let out a tired breath as he turned toward a mirror hanging to his right. It was his third set of the deadlift. Chady Gemayel, his workout partner, pointed out Wang's...
  • Celebrate anniversary of first moon walk at Da Vinci's SPACE

     
    On Sunday, it will be 45 years since astronaut Neil Armstrong made the first step on the surface of the moon, and Da Vinci Science Center, which is hosting “SPACE: A Journey to Our Future” this summer is celebrating the anniversary with visits...
  • Obama meets Apollo 11 crew to mark moon landing's 45th anniversary

    Obama meets Apollo 11 crew to mark moon landing's 45th anniversary
    President Obama celebrated the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing by meeting with the surviving crew members of the NASA mission that put the first humans on the moon. In the Oval Office, the president spoke privately with astronauts Buzz...
  • Celebrate anniversary of first moon walk at Da Vinci's 'Space'

    On Sunday, it will be 45 years since astronaut Neil Armstrong first stepped on the surface of the moon, and Da Vinci Science Center is celebrating the anniversary with visits by two former astronauts, video of the original moon landing and other special...
  • 'Marketing the Moon' examines Apollo program as one giant leap for marketing kind

    'Marketing the Moon' examines Apollo program as one giant leap for marketing kind
    Forty-five years ago Sunday, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to walk on the moon. In "Marketing the Moon: The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program," David Meerman Scott and Richard Jurek examine what they believe is the largest...