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  • Neil Armstrong: History honors him with day of programs

     
    Neil Armstrong, who died Saturday at age 82, will be saluted with a day of programs Tuesday on History. The programs focus on the space program and the Apollo 11 mission, during which Armstrong became the first human to walk on the moon. The times and...
  • Neil Armstrong died of complications after heart surgery

     
    Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, died following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures, a statement Saturday from his family said....
  • Neil Armstrong among 'greatest of American heroes,' Obama says

     
    President Obama issued the following statement on the death of Neil Armstrong, who died Saturday of complications from heart surgery. He was 82....
  • Neil Armstrong, first man to walk on the moon, is dead at 82

     
    Neil Armstrong, the first human to set foot on the moon, has died. He was 82....
  • One giant leap for tourist-kind. Powering down, the Space Coast still harbors riches

    One giant leap for tourist-kind. Powering down, the Space Coast still harbors riches
    KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — You know what it feels like to be in space? Like you're sick. Think head cold. "Your face gets kind of puffy," said Gerald Carr, 78, who once spent 84 days orbiting the Earth, as I picked at a piece of NASA-made red...
  • 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar mission

    40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar mission
    On July 16, 1969 the crew of Apollo 11 blasted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on the historic quest to put the first men on the moon. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of this achievement, Sun photographer Karl Merton Ferron acquired...
  • A 2-hour, 14-minute walk into history

    The Eagle landed in the Sea of Tranquility at 4:17 p.m. EDT with 20 seconds of descent fuel remaining for the landing, about 4 miles from the original target. The plan called for astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to get some rest before exploring...
  • Four decades ago we landed on the moon -- will we go further?

    Four decades ago we landed on the moon -- will we go further?
    Two months ago, former NASA astronaut Scott Parazynski ascended Mount Everest, carrying a lunar rock brought back by the Apollo 11 mission that landed on the moon 40 years ago tomorrow. Along the way, he endured hardships like those experienced by Neil...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Q & A with Buzz Aldrin

    On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first two humans to land on the moon as an estimated 600 million people — the largest television audience in history — watched in awe. They spent 15 hours on the lunar surface —...
  • 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...
  • 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...