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  • Neil Armstrong Dead At 82

    Neil Armstrong Dead At 82
    Former U.S. astronaut, Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, has died at the age of 82, his family said on Saturday. Armstrong underwent a heart-bypass surgery earlier this month, just two days after his birthday on August 5, to...
  • Factbox: U.S. Astronaut Neil Armstrong, First Man On The Moon

    (Reuters) - Facts about former U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, who has died at the age of 82, according to U.S. media: * Armstrong grew up in Ohio with a strong interest in flight and earned his pilot's license while...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Schiff: Astronaut Armstrong 'a reluctant hero'

    Schiff: Astronaut Armstrong 'a reluctant hero'
    Pioneering astronaut Neil Armstrong’s public memorial was held today in Washington, D.C., and the first man to walk on the moon was also honored by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank). Speaking on the floor of the House of Representatives, Schiff noted he...
  • A rocket scientist's lament

    I still remember — although details are somewhat cloudy now, the gist of it is still clear as bell — the night when my teen and toddler brother and sisters, my father, some workers on the farm and I sat around a fire, on a somewhat cold night,...
  • SpaceX pushes back the final frontier

    SpaceX pushes back the final frontier
    If all goes as planned, sometime this morning a spacecraft will blast off from its launchpad in Cape Canaveral, Fla., and ride a fiery plume of contrails upward through the pre-dawn darkness to begin a two-week journey to the International Space Station...