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Neil Armstrong Moon Landing

Legendary Astronaut's Secret Stash Discovered In Back Of A Closet

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 02.11.2015 | Science

It turns out Neil Armstrong had a secret stash of moon mementos. Space historians this week announced the unexpected discovery of several items Ne...

NASA Chief Ends Speculation About Manned Moon Missions

Posted 04.09.2013 | Science

By: Miriam Kramer Published: 04/08/2013 03:18 PM EDT on NASA chief Charles Bolden says the space agency won't be sending astronauts to l...

Did Neil Armstrong Lie About His Famous Line?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." It's one of the 20th century's most famous lines, but what if Neil Armstrong lied abou...

Ending the Dropout Crisis: The Next Moon Shot

Michael Brown | Posted 11.12.2012 | Education
Michael Brown

Just 12 percent of America's high schools produce half of the nation's dropouts. For an education moon shot, improving the nation's chronically underperforming schools is where the Eagle has to land. And like the moon landing, it will take new technologies to solve the dropout crisis.

How Much Do Your Kids Know About The Mars Rover?

Posted 08.31.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: America lost a legend last week. On August 25th, Neil Armstrong, th...

Armstrong Wasn't Columbus

Seth Shostak | Posted 10.29.2012 | Science
Seth Shostak

Neil Armstrong was no Christopher Columbus. In most respects, he was better. Unlike the famous fifteenth century seafarer, Armstrong knew where he landed.

On Armstrong

Michael_Benson | Posted 10.29.2012 | Science

If history gave him the singular role of unitary face and name representing the efforts of thousands of nameless engineers and scientists who built and launched those fuming, roaring black-and-white obelisks towards the stars, he earned it twofold.

Neil Armstrong's Second Act

Margaret Lazarus Dean | Posted 10.28.2012 | Science
Margaret Lazarus Dean

I always told myself that if I ever had the chance to meet Neil Armstrong I wouldn't request an autograph or ask him any questions about his time in space -- I would just thank him for his service to our country.

A Blue Moon for Armstrong and Other Lunar Facts

Varla Ventura | Posted 10.27.2012 | Weird News
Varla Ventura

Along with other pioneering astronauts, Neil Armstrong changed the way we look at moon and what we know about the mysterious orb. On August 31, a Blue Moon will occur -- the perfect time to honor the first man on the moon!

Neil Armstrong Talks About The First Moon Walk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Well, this doesn't happen every day. In yesterday's post, I talked about Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's walk across the lunar surface back in 196...

We've Come a Long Way in 50 Years

Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D.

It's been exactly 50 years since John F. Kennedy gave his first State of the Union address, the speech in which he announced an American commitment to...

Moon Shadows

Michael Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Michael Jones

I watched the first moon landing forty years ago in a motel room with three other soldiers, teary eyed and proud at what America had done. It seems that America no longer does things like that.