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By Associated Press
Fifty years ago today, astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the surface of the moon. Now, for the first time since the Apollo program ended in 1972, NASA is planning an ambitious launch in 2024 to…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
Celebrations are in full swing across the country for the 50th anniversary of humanity’s first footsteps on another world.
By Marcia Dunn, Associated Press
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, which first landed American astronauts on the moon's surface. Of the intrepid crew, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin have tended to dominate public attention, but it was pilot Michael…
By Miles O'Brien
Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 spacesuit will go on display for the first time in 13 years to mark the 50th anniversary of the mission to the moon.
By Gretchen Frazee
Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.
It's been 50 years since NASA’s critical Apollo 8, the first manned spacecraft to leave Earth, orbit the moon and return. The bold and risky mission paved the way for the moon landing seven months later, at a time when…
By Lora Strum
Relive humanity's first moonwalk.
By Margaret Myers
Forty-five years ago today, at 10:56 p.m. EDT, Neil Armstrong took the most famous step of the 20th century. With more than half a billion people watching, the commander of the Apollo 11 climbed down the spacecraft’s ladder and on…
Neil Armstrong: Reluctant, Modest Hero Who Inspired Nation with One Step…
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