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Former wife of a moon-wandering astronaut on the Apollo 11 anniversary

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida – Earlier this week, NASA celebrated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's lunar lunar launch, and this weekend the moon landing is celebrated. In all lunar missions, 12 Americans reached the moon. Anita Mitchell, the former wife of the sixth man who landed on the moon, Ed Mitchell of Apollo 14, lives in West Palm Beach. …

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Apollo 11: 50 years on, the world celebrates the moon landing

On April 20, 1969, millions of people around the world watched on television as Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong took his historic step into the pages of history. A breathtaking achievement, the mission delivered on to President Kennedy's 1961 promise to land on American on the Moon by the end of that decade. With the American Flag flying proudly on …

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Will you be attending Apollo 11 events? National Mall audience urged "not to underestimate the heat"

D.C. reminds residents and visitors of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's moon landing After a fierce Friday and a sizzling Saturday, DC reminds residents and visitors of the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's moon landing Shopping Center for the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing "People should not underestimate the heat," said Christopher Rodriguez, director of …

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Kristen Fisher, correspondent of Fox News, talks about the family's relationship with NASA on the Apollo 11 anniversary

As America celebrates the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, Fox News correspondent Kristin Fisher discussed the role of her own parents in NASA's space program. Fischer's mother, dr. Anna Lee Fisher, was the first mother to go into space. The journalist reported on "The Story" on Friday. "She was the fourth American to go to space". Fisher recalled how her …

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Google honors Apollo 11 software developer Margaret Hamilton

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, and Google celebrated the occasion by creating a 1.4 square-mile portrait of Apollo software developer Margaret Hamilton using more than 107,000 mirrors from the Mojave's Ivanpah Solar Facility Desert. Apollo 11 was manned by Buzz Aldrin, Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins, and brought humans to the Moon in 1969 …

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Buzz Aldrin & # 39; disappointed & # 39; about America's progress since Apollo 11: & # 39; We have the rocket and the spaceship # 1 and they can not get into lunar orbit & # 39;

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, said at a White House event in honor of Apollo 11 that he was "disappointed" with the progress made by the American space program over the last 50 years. [I’m] ] Disappointed with the progress of the past 50 years, "said Aldrin at the event in the Oval Office." We …

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How was Apollo 11's Mission Control?

Kranz was the flight director during the Twin and Apollo missions (he is played in the movie "Apollo 13" by Ed Harris, who wears a happy white vest). And the return to "the room where it happened" – some controllers of the Apollo era now use the song "Hamilton" to refer to Mission Control – should have brought back good …

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Half a century after Apollo, why were not we back to the moon?

Enlarge / Since Apollo, NASA's plans for manned spaceflight in space have been hat and no more cattle. In contrast to this photo of two cattle in the Rocket Park of the Johnson Space Center. NASA The 50th anniversary of NASA's historic moon landing – this Saturday, July 20 – evokes a decidedly bittersweet feel. This is undoubtedly an appropriate …

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A 10-year-old boy helped Apollo 11 return to Earth: NPR

Greg Force and Abby Force at Story Corps in Greenville, South Carolina. Alletta Cooper / Story Corps Hide Caption Switch caption Alletta Cooper / StoryCorps Greg Force and Abby Force at Story Corps in Greenville, South Carolina. Alletta Cooper / Story Corps Half a century ago, America's dreams were realized in space. The power of US innovation and the American …

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