Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong

NASA’s Calif. center renamed for Neil Armstrong

EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — NASA’s Southern California flight research center is being renamed in honor of astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to step on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission in […]


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‘Lost’ moon rocks presented to Nevada on display

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Despite reports that they were long lost, moon rocks from two different Apollo missions that were presented to the state of Nevada have gone on public display in Reno. Specimens carried […]


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Buzz Aldrin named Grand Marshal of Hollywood Christmas Parade

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, will serve as Grand Marshal of the 82nd Hollywood Christmas Parade, which benefits the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, it was announced […]


Neil Armstrong

‘One giant leap’ toward a NASA Armstrong center?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Neil Armstrong’s name is attached to a lunar crater, an asteroid, more than a dozen schools and a museum. But there’s no NASA center named for the man whose “giant leap” […]


Fearless Felix: the world's first supersonic skydiver (video)

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) – Felix Baumgartner stood poised in the open hatch of a capsule suspended above Earth, wondering if he would make it back alive. Twenty four miles below him, millions of people were […]


Nation says goodbye to moonwalker Neil Armstrong (video)

WASHINGTON (AP) – The nation bid farewell Thursday to Neil Armstrong, the first man to take a giant leap on to the moon. The powerful of Washington, the pioneers of space, and the everyday public […]


Neil Armstrong to be buried at sea

CINCINNATI (AP) – Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, will be buried at sea. A family spokesman said Thursday no other details on the timing or the location of the burial […]


Public memorial service set for Neil Armstrong

  WASHINGTON (AP) – The nation will have a chance to say goodbye to Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, in a memorial service at the Washington National Cathedral on Sept. […]


Astronauts among dignitaries at Armstrong service

CINCINNATI (AP) – Fellow space pioneers including two crewmates on the historic Apollo 11 mission mourned and celebrated Neil Armstrong as a humble hero who saw himself as a team player and never capitalized upon […]


'Blue moon' on same day as Neil Armstrong service (video)

WASHINGTON (AP) – There’s a rare ‘blue moon‘ on Friday, a fitting wink to Neil Armstrong by the cosmic calendar. That’s the day of a private service for Armstrong, the first man to walk on […]


Private memorial service for Armstrong

CINCINNATI (AP) – A private service is planned in Cincinnati on Friday for astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, and President Barack Obama has ordered U.S. flags to be flown […]


Krall plays 'Fly Me to the Moon' for Armstrong

  LOS ANGELES (AP) – Diana Krall knows how to pay tribute to Neil Armstrong. The jazz singer-pianist tenderly played the standard “Fly Me to the Moon” during a Saturday concert at the Hollywood Bowl. […]