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  • History to honor Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11 mission

     
    In honor of the passing of Neil Armstrong, whose first step on the lunar surface marked a “giant leap for mankind,” History plans to air a full day of programming about the astronaut and the Apollo 11 mission that first brought humankind to...
  • “i.am.mars: Reaching for the Stars” documents Mars will.i.am broadcast

     
    It’s one of the most exciting missions in NASA’s history, and certainly one that’s been capturing the public’s imagination. The latest mission to Mars has renewed considerable interest in the space program, and inspired at least...
  • Neil Armstrong service: News 13, Fox News to carry Thursday

     
    The memorial service for Neil Armstrong, the first human to walk on the moon, will be carried live Thursday on Fox News Channel and Central Florida News 13. Coverage begins at 10 a.m. ET. Jackie Brockington will anchor for News 13. On Fox News, Bret Baier...
  • Tony Goldwyn; from actor to “Actor’s Director”

     
    It begins, Tony Goldwyn says, “by loving actors, by having this built-in compassion for what they do and how they do it.” Goldwyn is one of their number — an accomplished character actor best known for being the villain of “Ghost,&#...
  • Astronaut Buzz Aldrin sues Topps for using his likeness in trading cards

     
    Astronaut Buzz Aldrin sues Topps for including his likeness in "American Heroes" trading cards...
  • Oscar Sunday is also FILM SLAM Sunday

     
    By coincidence, this month's Film Slam of indie short films, locally made and judged against one another by the audience, is happening on Oscar Sunday. Tim Anderson will emcee the event at The Enzian, beginning at 1. Here's the “Red Band”...
  • Geraldine Ferraro and the 'dark backward and abysm' of political time

     
    About Geraldine Ferraro, who died over the weekend. There had been a rather unpleasant patch there in early 2008 after Ferraro, a supporter of Hillary Rodham Clinton, told the Daily Breeze that "If Obama was a white man, he would......
  • Space exploration: Goodbye to Spirit, one plucky little rover

     
    To paraphrase Douglas Adams and his "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy": So long, Spirit, and thanks for all the data. JPL's Spirit rover landed on Mars in January 2004. As Times staff writer Amina Khan noted Tuesday: Along with its......
  • Life beyond the space shuttle

     
    There was a lotfor the 300 or so space enthusiasts to bedown about, heading into the Sentinel's Beyond the Shuttle forum this morning in Orlando. In a few weeks, the shuttle will fly the last of 135 missions dating back to 1981. The Kennedy Space...
  • NASA's shuttle program: An end of an era, or a promising new beginning?

     
    Space shuttle Atlantis' final liftoff triggers both political and emotional reactions as Americans wonder: Is this end of a bold and daring era?...
  • Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin: the tragic speech Nixon was prepared to give

     
    Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed safely on the moon 42 years ago but Nixon was ready with a touching speech written by William Safire if tragedy struck...