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Moon Memories: Earth Celebrates 50th Year Of Apollo 11 Lunar Landing

NASA's Apollo 11 mission 50th anniversary is happening this weekend. July 20, 1969, will be marked forever as the first day that humans stepped on the moon.

Space July 20, 2019

Former Astronaut Michael Collins Posts Previously Unreleased Photo Of Apollo 11 Crew

Fifty years after the historic Moon landing, NASA astronaut Michael Collins shared a photo of the Apollo 11 crew that the public has never seen before. The photo showed Collins holding a replica of the moon.

Space June 18, 2019

Buzz Aldrin Just Called For A 'Great' Human Migration To The Red Planet

Buzz Aldrin is urging the United States to send humans to Mars to set up base permanently. He said that expanding the presence of humans in the universe is necessary to ensure the continuation of the species.

Space May 4, 2019

Apollo 11 Astronauts Neil Armstrong And Buzz Aldrin Planted British Flag On The Moon

A British engineer made Apollo 11 astronauts put a British flag on the moon. The sneaky move was successful and actually had Armstrong and Aldrin inject Britishness to the lunar mission.

Space April 5, 2019

NASA Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Files Suit Against His Children Over Finances And Claims He Has Dementia

Buzz Aldrin sued his children in a Florida state court on June 7. The lawsuit came a week after his children filed a petition claiming that their father has dementia and other mental health problems.

Neuroscience June 29, 2018

Buzz Aldrin Would Like To Remind You That He Was The First To Take A Selfie In Space

There’s simply no way your selfie will ever be as cool as Buzz Aldrin’s. In 1966, during the Gemini 12 mission, he was going for a spacewalk and suddenly thought outer space was a good place for a selfie.

Space June 23, 2018

Viral News Report On Buzz Aldrin Passing Lie Detector Test Gains Negative Reaction

An exclusive report received negative reactions online. Many condemned the publication for twisting Buzz Aldrin’s words regarding seeing aliens while aboard a mission.

Space April 12, 2018

Apollo 11 Moon Dust Bag Accidentally Sold For $995 Fetches $1.8 Million In Auction

Perfectly scheduled on the Apollo 11 mission's 48th anniversary, Sotheby's' Space Exploration Auction garnered a total of $3.8 million in earnings. The star of the auction was the Apollo 11 moon dust bag, which was sold for $1.8 million.

Space July 20, 2017

Trump Aims For First Crewed Mars Mission By 2024, But NASA Not Keen On It

Despite President Trump’s statement during the Earth-to-space videoconference on April 24, when he hinted NASA should expedite its Mars mission, the space agency will be proceeding as originally scheduled. The plan remains to send humans to Mars in the 2030s.

Space May 15, 2017

Buzz Aldrin Wants NASA To Retire ISS At The Earliest: Here's Why

Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin recommended that NASA scrap the ISS as soon as possible. NASA allots $3.5 billion annually to maintain the International Space Station and is currently funded through 2024.

Space May 12, 2017

After Moon, Buzz Aldrin Takes You To Mars Via Virtual Reality

Shaking the moon dust off, legendary Apollo 11 astronaut, Buzz Aldrin wants to go to Mars. Thanks to technology, you, too, can tag along via virtual reality.

Space March 19, 2017

Buzz Aldrin Explains Why He Thinks Elon Musk's Mars Mission Has A Problem

Elon Musk's proposed Mars colonization mission may have a few basic problems according to former astronaut Buzz Aldrin. He believes that Musk is focusing more on the travel rather than how humans will adapt and survive once on Mars.

Space March 16, 2017

Buzz Aldrin Says Humans Will Get To Mars By 2040

Getting humans to Mars is "very realistic" and would actually be the easy part, according to astronaut Dr. Buzz Aldrin. But building a human colony on Mars that has a self-sufficient system needs to be worked on, requiring regular transportation and international collaboration.

Space February 29, 2016

Scientists At The Smithsonian Rediscover Graffiti Left By The Crew Of Apollo 11

Experts at the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum have rediscovered wall graffiti left behind by the crew of Apollo 11 - the mission that sent humans up to walk on our moon for the first time in history.

Space February 12, 2016

Buzz Aldrin Joins Florida University To Help Create Master Plan To Colonize Mars By 2039

Legendary Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin and the Florida Institute of Technology announced the establishment of the Buzz Aldrin Space Institute. The institute's goal is to develop ways for the eventual human colonization of Mars.

Space August 29, 2015

$33.31 : How Much Buzz Aldrin Spent For Apollo 11 Mission To The Moon

Some people may be willing to shell out large sums of money to go to space but Buzz Aldrin, the second man to step on the moon, only spent a little over $33 for the historic manned lunar flight.

Space August 5, 2015

Buzz Aldrin Shares Travel Voucher Used After Returning To Earth From Moon Mission

Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin created a buzz on social media when he posted an image of his travel voucher during his historic trip to the Moon and back on his Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Space August 4, 2015

Kickstarter To Save Neil Armstrong’s Spacesuit Launched On 46th Anniversary Of Moon Landing

It's been 46 years since the astronauts on the Apollo 11 mission made history by setting foot on the moon. Now, the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum has launched a Kickstarter to ensure that the spacesuit in which Neil Armstrong took those historic first steps lasts another 46 years and beyond.

Space July 20, 2015

Buzz Aldrin Calls On US Government To Prioritize Mars Colony

Testifying before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Space, Science and Competitiveness, Aldrin pushed for a revival of the country’s pride as a leader in space exploration.

Space February 25, 2015

The most insane, extreme, over-the-top selfies ever taken

Selfies have taken over the world, but you've never seen any quite like this. Whether posing next to dangerous situations or risking life and limb at vertigo-inducing heights, these are the selfies you should never, ever try.

Internet Culture October 23, 2014

Nvidia shoots down conspiracy theory about moon landing

Nvidia shed some light on the controversial pictures of the moon landing analyzed by its latest Maxwell chip. Many skeptics believe the moon landing was a hoax to cover up the failure of the Apollo 11 mission.

Space September 21, 2014

45 years of Apollo 11: Of first words and of aliens on moon

The world is preparing to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the landing of the Apollo 11 space mission on the moon, which is a historic event that unified the United States.

Space July 19, 2014

Buzz Aldrin on Reddit AMA: Desolation of moon, colonization of Mars and UFOs

Buzz Aldrin went on Reddit's Ask Me Anything on the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. It is part of a bigger social media campaign that includes the #Apollo45 YouTube Channel.

Space July 11, 2014

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