In photos: Apollo 11 at 50, celebrating first steps on another world

U.S. 07/18/19, 06:25

A half-century ago, men from planet Earth stepped onto another world for the first time, uniting people around the globe in a way not seen before or since. Hundreds of millions tuned in to radios or watched the grainy black-and-white images on TV as Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin ...

US Vice President Pence unveils Armstrong’s restored spacesuit

U.S. 07/16/19, 16:53

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, on Tuesday, July 16, unveiled astronaut Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit at the National Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington. Armstrong’s spacesuit is back on display after 13 years off the showcase—just in time for the 50th anniversary of Apollo11 mission. On July 16, 1969, ...

Legal fight between moonwalker Buzz Aldrin and kids is over

U.S. 03/13/19, 17:18

A legal fight between Buzz Aldrin and his adult children over whether the former astronaut was competent to manage his affairs ended Wednesday, averting a messy, intrafamily squabble that would have loomed over this summer's 50th anniversary celebrations of the Apollo 11 moon-walking.Two of Aldrin's children have withdrawn their petition ...

Buzz Aldrin’s son tries to stop dad from moving assets

U.S. 02/20/19, 14:08

Buzz Aldrin's son is trying to stop his father from transferring assets from a trust in the latest dispute between the Apollo 11 moonwalker and two of his children over whether he is capable of managing his affairs.Andrew Aldrin's lawyer sent a letter last month to an associate in Morgan ...

Review: Chazelle’s ‘First Man’ is at once intimate and grand

Entertainment 10/10/18, 17:08

Nearly a half-century has passed since the majestic moment when Neil Armstrong stepped carefully onto the lunar landscape, left foot first, taking that giant leap for mankind.Whether you were alive then and glued to the TV, or relived it later through that iconic, grainy NASA footage, what you probably remember ...

Past NASA chiefs gather for space agency’s 60th anniversary

Science 09/17/18, 14:35

NASA chiefs going back 30 years have come together to mark the space agency's 60th anniversary.Five former NASA administrators joined current boss Jim Bridenstine in Orlando on Monday. It was the largest gathering ever of NASA heads and included every administrator since 1989. The conference was arranged by the American ...

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