First 'space selfie' by Buzz Aldrin sells for £6,000
First 'space selfie' by Buzz Aldrin sells for £6,000

The first 'selfie' taken in space by Nasa astronaut Buzz Aldrin in 1966 has fetched almost 6,000 pounds - ten times its estimate - at an auction here. 

Neil Armstrong's wife discovers long-lost historic Apollo 11 artifacts after 40 yrs

Neil Armstrong's wife has discovered long-lost historic Apollo 11 mission's artifacts after 40 years, it has been revealed.

Live out your Neil Armstrong fantasies with new 'space sweatsuit'

A new relaxed fit space sweatsuit, named Apollo 11 sweatsuit, has been recently developed that will help people feel like an astronaut.

Space sounds could become your new mobile ringtone!

Out of the world mobile ringtones are set to be launched, literally, as NASA recently released over half a century of sounds from space.

Damien Chazelle to direct Neil Armstrong biopic
Damien Chazelle to direct Neil Armstrong biopic

 

Los Angeles: 'Whiplash' helmer Damien Chazelle is in contention to direct a film on the life of Neil Armstrong, the first man who walked on the moon.

Developed by Universal, the biopic has been scripted by Josh Singer ('The Fifth Estate'), reprotedly.

Smart space suits to help astronauts run on the moon
Smart space suits to help astronauts run on the moon

Were you intrigued by Neil Armstrong's unusual walking style on the moon as he took a 'giant leap' for mankind? Well, that was not because of low gravity but space suits that restricted movement.

From Moon to Mars, Armstrong will always be there

Honouring the first moonwalker Neil Armstrong, NASA has renamed the historic "operations and checkout building" at the Florida-based John F Kennedy Space Centre as the "Neil Armstrong operations and checkout building".

Asteroids key to future Mars missions: NASA

Near-earth asteroids provide a unique opportunity to test the new technologies and capabilities we need for future human missions to Mars, NASA has said.

GE designs iconic Moon boot-inspired sneakers

GE has designed sneakers that have been inspired by the space boots worn by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin when they set foot on the moon.

NASA to rename iconic Florida facility after Neil Armstrong

NASA is renaming one of its iconic facilities at Kennedy Space Center in honour of the legendary astronaut Neil Armstrong.

How fast moon dust piles up measured for first time

Neil Armstrong had no idea what nuisance the lunar soil beneath his feet would prove to be after taking the first step on moon more than 40 years back.

NASA portrayed Armstrong as `high tech cowboy` to help fund future missions

The first moon landing in 1969 is mainly remembered as an exciting and important turning point in world history, which continues to inspire space exploration projects to Mars and beyond today.

Billionaire rocketeers duke it out for shuttle launch pad

Four decades ago, NASA`s Launch Complex 39A was at the center of the Cold War race to the moon.

Robot-astronaut pays tribute to Neil Armstrong with message from ISS

Pint-sized android `Kirobo` paid a cheeky tribute to Neil Armstrong by broadcasting a message from inside the International Space Station (ISS).

Moon not beautiful like Neil Armstrong described: Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, thought that the moon was "desolate" not "beautiful" as described by Neil Armstrong, who was the first to walk the moon.

US politician proposes bill for park in the moon

A US politician has asked law-makers to support a national historical park on the moon that would make Neil Armstrong`s first footprints a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Neil Armstrong honoured by crewmates and fellow workers

The `first man to walk on moon`, Neil Armstrong was honoured by his fellow workers and crewmates during a memorial service at the Johnson Space centre.

Is Armstrong`s famous Moon-landing quote really a misquote?

When he took his first step on the moon, Armstrong claimed he said, "That`s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind."

Native Ohioans` speaking patterns help decipher Armstrong`s famous moon landing quote

Neil Armstrong claimed he said, "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind" when he took his first step on the Moon - but many listeners think he left out the "a."

Lost Apollo 11 moon dust found in California lab warehouse

Vials of moon dust brought back to Earth by Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin have been rediscovered inside a lab warehouse in California after sitting in storage unnoticed for more than 40 years.