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How fast moon dust piles up measured for first time

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 19:04

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

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 13:03

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

Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 09:46

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

Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 13:05

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

Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 10:42

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

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 19:36

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

Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013, 20:50

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?

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 21:07

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

Last Updated: Saturday, June 01, 2013, 16:51

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

Last Updated: Sunday, May 26, 2013, 10:50

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.

Neil Armstrong`s moon heartbeat EKG up for auction

Last Updated: Monday, May 06, 2013, 11:32

An electrocardiogram of Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong`s heartbeat, taken when he first set foot on the moon, is set to go under the hammer.

Armstrong lied about origin of his `one small step` quote?

Last Updated: Thursday, January 03, 2013, 15:43

The famous `one small step` line uttered by Neil Armstrong after landing on the lunar surface, was not as spontaneous as he had claimed.