Grandmother experienced a lot of change in one lifetime, from covered wagons to astronauts on the moon.
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The moon may be made of cheese, but these astronauts are made of butter.
In the 1960s, he created the enduring culture of the flight director with near-absolute command authority.
The White House wants U.S. astronauts on the moon pronto — by 2024, a scant five years from now. The moon will serve as a critical proving ground, the thinking goes, for the real prize of sending astronauts to Mars in the 2030s.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A moonstruck nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's "giant leap" by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin at parties, races, ball games and concerts Saturday, toasting with Tang and gobbling MoonPies.
We're deliriously surrounded by moon-landing documentaries. But few of them feature ordinary Earthlings.
The agency is scrambling to meet the White House's accelerated schedule.
Even now, 50 years later, that day is still deeply etched in memories of many. The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, NASA and others have gathered their stories for this week's golden anniversary.
In the early days of NASA and the space program, many Oklahomans had critical jobs to protect astronauts and make sure their missions were a success.
Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he and two other astronauts flew to the moon 50 years ago.