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Neil Armstrong

Quest for moon rooted in politics that threatens earth

There were two sides to Armstrong’s walk on the moon 50 years ago.

24 Jul 2019 1:41 AM

To moon and beyond: Scaling new frontiers

To accomplish the voyage, it would take 54 days to land on the Moon through meticulously planned orbital phases.

23 Jul 2019 12:02 AM

Astronauts hailed as heroes 50 years after historic moon landing

“If Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Mike Collins are not heroes, then there are no heroes,” Pence told a crowd of dozens.

21 Jul 2019 3:03 PM

Houston celebrates exact moment Neil Armstrong set foot on Moon 50 years ago

Thousands celebrated the ‘Moonversary’ with fireworks and music as a giant screen showed footage of the era-defining moment.

21 Jul 2019 1:37 PM

Neil Armstrong: 1st man on Moon, least inclined to talk about it

It was launched on July 16, 1969, that made Neil Armstrong the first man to walk on the surface of the moon on July 20.

20 Jul 2019 12:51 PM

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'The Dish' that covered Apollo 11 moonwalk, is still beaming 50 years later

'The Dish' is still used by astronomers around the world.

19 Jul 2019 1:42 PM

Buzz Aldrin, second man on moon, recalls 'Magnificent Desolation'

'I sometimes think the three of us missed 'the big event',' Aldrin said during a 50th anniversary gala at the Ronald Reagan Library.

17 Jul 2019 12:44 PM

Relive the original Apollo 11 mission on its 50th anniversary

It will be aired at around 9:32 AM ET on the CBS news site as well as its YouTube channel.

17 Jul 2019 9:06 AM

Chandrayaan-2: 20-hour countdown to Moon begins for lift-off

'The countdown started at 6.51 am,' K Sivan, Chairman, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), told IANS.

14 Jul 2019 11:23 AM

Chandrayaan-2 a very important, prestigious mission: ISRO Chairman

The ISRO chairman on Saturday visited the Sri Venkateswara temple here.

13 Jul 2019 1:48 PM

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Chandrayaan-2: Know about India’s first lunar landing mission

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed to send a manned mission into orbit by 2022.

13 Jul 2019 10:40 AM

The Moon now has hundreds of artifacts. Should they be protected?

Some experts are calling to grant them heritage status to protect them from future tourists and human activity.

11 Jul 2019 3:02 PM

Rare videotape of Neil Armstrong’s first steps on moon to be auctioned

The tapes are expected to sell for as much as USD 2 million when they hit the New York auction block on July 20, Freer said.

28 Jun 2019 9:04 PM

To the Moon and back: 50 years on, a giant leap into the unknown

It was an anxious moment for Armstrong, a brilliant test pilot and aeronautical engineer, but a man of famously few words.

14 Jun 2019 4:49 PM

First moon walk's commemorative plaque sold for $468,500

The plaque includes a representation of the lunar module that touched down on the moon on July 20, 1969.

05 Nov 2018 1:16 PM

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One giant sale: Neil Armstrong’s collection goes to auction

Neil Armstrong’s ‘moon mission’ collection goes to auction.

21 Jul 2018 3:26 PM

Vintage NASA photos to be auctioned

Massachusetts auction house says The Beauty of Space is first-ever US auction to focus solely on vintage snaps by NASA from 1961 to 1972.

12 Oct 2017 10:31 AM

Neil Armstrong's moon bag sells for $1.8mn in New York

The bag fell short of Sotheby's pre-sale estimate of $2-4 million.

21 Jul 2017 8:23 AM

Moon dust collected by Neil Armstrong to be sold at auction

The lunar dust that Armstrong also collected are zipped up in a small bag and are worth an estimated $2 million to $4 million.

13 Jul 2017 7:15 PM

Neil Armstrong’s moon dust collection to be auctioned

Dust and tiny rocks that famed astronaut collected are worth an estimated $2million to $4million.

13 Jul 2017 1:21 PM

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