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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Neil Armstrong
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 1969.
More than 50 years after T.W. Josey High School students formed a club to experiment with rockets and science at the height of the space race, a new group of curious minds are following in their footsteps.
Polls from the 1960s and '70s regarding popular opinion about the Apollo missions show relatively low levels of support for the undertakings. Today, we are seeing many of the arguments used then in protest of the lunar program coming from the mouths of naysayers of a human mission to Mars: It's too expensive; we have problems here on Earth that require money; and going to another planet is tantamount to running from our own messes.
While the Mars rover Curiosity is discovering the building blocks of life on the red planet, many are equally excited about another development: commercial companies have finally discovered profit in space.
Jason Collins has been compared to Jackie Robinson. And Neil Armstrong.
When "Scandal" debuted last spring, its premise seemed clear-cut and comfortable.
Like vinyl records and skinny ties, good things eventually come back around. At NASA, that means looking to the Apollo program for ideas on how to develop the next generation of rockets for future missions to the moon and beyond.
A vintage rocket engine built to blast the first U.S. lunar mission into Earth's orbit more than 40 years ago is again rumbling across the Southern landscape.
Lance Armstrong has agreed to an interview with Oprah Winfrey and is to address allegations he used performance-enhancing drugs during a career in which he won seven Tour de France titles.
Neil Armstrong would always be taking that first step onto the moon, and Dick Clark was forever "the world's oldest teenager." Some of the notables who died in 2012 created images in our minds that remained unchanged over decades.
British astronomer and broadcaster Patrick Moore died Sunday, according to friends and colleagues. He was 89.
Felix Baumgartner stood alone at the edge of space, poised in the open doorway of a capsule suspended above Earth and wondering if he would make it back alive. Twenty four miles below him, millions of people were right there with him, watching on the Internet and marveling at the wonder of the moment.
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 right there with him, watching on the Internet and marveling at the wonder of the moment.
Somebody must be worried. Muckrakers and pirates have struck "2016: Obama's America," the blockbuster documentary that examines the future of America should President Obama be re-elected, now in more than 2,000 theaters nationwide.
The first man to walk on the moon has been buried at sea.
"On `Scandal,'" he says, "I wanted to avoid playing a generic TV president.
Moore had long expressed an interest in traveling into space, but said he wasn't medically fit to do so _ he said he was so large that a special rocket would be needed.