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Spaceship co-pilot was experienced test pilot

MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — The pilot killed in a test flight of Virgin Galactic's prototype space tourism rocket was as capable behind the controls of …

Opinion: Do kids still dream about space? - CNN.com

Visited by millions each year, the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in Washington is home to several Apollo lunar modules built for the moon-landing program.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>'One small step': Artifacts of the moon landing<p>'One small step': Artifacts of the moon landing<p>'One small step': …

Buzz Aldrin launches campaign for sharing moon-landing tales

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#Apollo45: Buzz Aldrin Helps Apollo 11 Moon Shot Go Viral Again

When Buzz Aldrin returned from the moon in 1969 and saw all the earthly hoopla that surrounded the Apollo 11 mission, he turned to his fellow moonwalker, Neil Armstrong, and said: "We missed the whole thing."<p>Forty-five years later, Aldrin doesn't intend to miss any of the buzz: He's orchestrating a …

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How NASA Sold Us the Moon 45 Years Ago but Fails to Market Human Spaceflight Today

This week the world marks the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, the most audacious and globally significant accomplishment in human history. Sadly, after the Apollo program concluded in 1972, humans were stuck in low Earth orbit for decades and since the final Space Shuttle mission …

CBS Coverage of Apollo 11 Lunar Landing

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Moon landing; Rare footage, fresh story - CNN Video

Engineers responsible for sending man to the moon reflect on their accomplishment 45 years later.Engineers responsible for sending man to the moon reflect on their accomplishment 45 years later.

45 years ago, Apollo 11 blasted off into space

Forty-five years ago today, the historic liftoff of Apollo 11 was broadcast around the country as America sent the first humans to the moon.<p>“If all …

Buzz Aldrin: It's Time to Put a Man on Mars

It’s hard to believe that on July 20, 2014, we’ll be celebrating the 45th anniversary of Apollo 11, man’s first landing on the moon. It’s also hard …

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RT @HistoryInPics: Buzz Aldrin arriving to work six days before liftoff. http://t.co/Po0QA35aWC

Apollo 11 Moon Landing Pictures: 45 Amazing Photos, 45 Years On

Apollo 11 landed on the Moon 45 years ago this weekend - but it's sometimes all to easy to forget that this amazing thing actually happened.<p>And yes, …

July 20, 1969: One Giant Leap For Mankind

At 10:56 p.m. EDT Neil Armstrong is ready to plant the first human foot on another world. With more than half a billion people watching on …

Apollo 11 Plus 45: How Neil Armstrong Saved the Day on the Moon

Thirteen hundred feet above the moon's surface, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin began their final descent in the Eagle lunar module. It was 4:15 p.m. Eastern time, 45 years ago today.<p>Transparent flames gushed downward as the Eagle slowed. Neil had flown his mission right along the edge of the razor. …

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Buzz Aldrin on hand for moon landing 45th anniversary party in L.A.

<b>The event:</b> The Omega watch and jewelry company and Vanity Fair joined astronaut Buzz Aldrin Wednesday for a casual bash celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, which took place July 20, 1969. The party was at the Sheats-Goldstein House in Beverly Hills, designed by noted …

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Apollo 11 Moon Landing Pictures: 45 Amazing Photos, 45 Years On

Apollo 11 landed on the Moon 45 years ago this weekend - but it's sometimes all to easy to forget that this amazing thing actually happened.<p>And yes, …

The Moon Communion Of Buzz Aldrin That NASA Didn't Want To Broadcast

45 years ago, man landed on the moon.<p>As Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin prepared to take "one small step for man," Aldrin wanted to commemorate the moment in a way he found most personally meaningful -- by taking communion.<p>Aldrin, a church elder at Webster Presbyterian Church in Webster, Texas, at …

Moon Landing Anniversary: The Psychology of Space Travel for Returning Astronauts

Forty years after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon with the Apollo 11 mission, it emerged Nasa had neglected the astronauts on their …

45 Years Later: 5 GIFs of NASA's First Moon Landing

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Buzz Aldrin's one-way trip to Mars

<b>A review of the best commentary on and around the world...</b><p>Today's must-read<p>Neil Armstrong's "one small step" onto the moon 45 years ago Sunday was a landmark achievement for humankind, says astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Now, asserts the man who followed Armstrong onto the lunar surface, "more steps are …

Moon Landing 45th Anniversary: Experience Apollo 11 Moonwalk As It Happened

Man first walked on the Moon in the early hours of the morning (UTC) on 21 July 1969.<p><i>That's 45 years ago.</i><p>Apollo 11 was launched on 16 July atop a …

Buzz Aldrin and the first space selfie - CNN Video

10 Things You Didn't Know About the First Moon Landing

This week marks the anniversary of a landmark achievement in human history. On July 16, 1969, astronauts Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins left Earth in Apollo 11. A few days later on July 20, man took his first steps on the moon.<p>Frankly, we're still amazed at how they pulled …

Fossils of giant 'Titanosaur' found in Argentina

Paleontologists in Argentina's Patagonia region have discovered fossilized remains of a so-called Titanosaur, which may have been the largest dinosaur ever to walk the earth.<p>Titanosaur was a long-necked, long-tailed sauropod (think Apatosaurus or Brachiosaurus) that walked on four legs and lived …