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Apollo 11 at 50: NASA Is Streaming the Landing

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Buzz Aldrin descends onto the moon’s surface. Credit: Neil Armstrong/NASA Update (7/20/2019): Today’s the big day. NASA TV will live-stream the original moon landing and ...

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Remembering the Apollo I disaster, 50 years later

Fifty years ago today, three American astronauts died in a sudden, uncontrollable cabin fire aboard the Apollo I space capsule. The deaths of Virgil “Gus” Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee could have spelled doom for the entire Apollo space ...

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Excerpts of talks between Apollo 11 crew and mission control

Anonymous/AP <ission control personnel watch the moon walk by Apollo 11 astronauts, in Houston. (Originally published by the Daily News on July 21, 1969.) HOUSTON, TEX., July 20 (Special) “Houston, Tranquility base here. The Eagle has landed.” Tersely, dramatically, astronaut ...

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