Neil Armstrong

Woman sues NASA over piece of moon gifted by Neil Armstrong

Woman sues NASA over piece of moon gifted by Neil Armstrong

The US astronaut gave the vial of moon dust along with a handwritten note to the little girl

Jun 13, 2018, 11:32 AM IST
First Man trailer: Ryan Gosling packs a punch as Neil Armstrong—Watch

First Man trailer: Ryan Gosling packs a punch as Neil Armstrong—Watch

It features Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong.

Jun 12, 2018, 14:09 PM IST
Theft at Neil Armstrong Museum; Astronaut's rare gold lunar space module replica stolen!

Theft at Neil Armstrong Museum; Astronaut's rare gold lunar space module replica stolen!

Armstrong, a Wapakoneta native, became the first person to step onto the moon's surface in July 1969.

Jul 30, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
Neil Armstrong's moon dust collection pouch from Apollo 11 mission sells for $1.8 million at auction!

Neil Armstrong's moon dust collection pouch from Apollo 11 mission sells for $1.8 million at auction!

Its previous owner was an Illinois lawyer, who bought it in 2015 for USD 995.

Jul 21, 2017, 08:25 AM IST
NASA Langley commemorates 100th anniversary – From small steps to giant leaps

NASA Langley commemorates 100th anniversary – From small steps to giant leaps

By 1958, Langley's governing organisation, NASA, would become NASA, and Langley's accomplishments would soar from air into space.

Jul 18, 2017, 10:18 AM IST
Neil Armstrong moon bag on sale for up to $4 million

Neil Armstrong moon bag on sale for up to $4 million

Traces of moon dust and small rock are embedded in what is the only artifact from the Apollo 11 mission in private hands, says Sotheby's, who is organizing the sale on July 20, the 48th anniversary of the first moon landing in 1969.

Jul 16, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
Revealed: The truth behind Apollo 10's mysterious 'space music'

Revealed: The truth behind Apollo 10's mysterious 'space music'

The three astronauts - Thomas Stafford, John Young and Eugene Cernan, recorded the sounds, which they described as “outer space type” music.

Feb 23, 2016, 21:47 PM IST
Watch: Neil Armstrong narrating his historic 'moon landing'

Watch: Neil Armstrong narrating his historic 'moon landing'

“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.

Aug 17, 2015, 19:11 PM IST
Buzz Aldrin reimbursed $33.31 by US govt for Apollo 11 Moon mission

Buzz Aldrin reimbursed $33.31 by US govt for Apollo 11 Moon mission

Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin has revealed that the US government reimbursed him $33.31 for his historic moon landing mission in 1969.

Aug 04, 2015, 12:07 PM IST
When 46 years ago Neil Armstrong took ''One giant leap for Mankind''

When 46 years ago Neil Armstrong took ''One giant leap for Mankind''

On this day in 1969, Neil Armstrong, an American astronaut, became the first person to walk on the moon. To millions of people witnessing history, he proclaimed these unforgettable words on television: “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.

Jul 21, 2015, 11:30 AM IST

Smithsonian embraces crowdfunding to preserve Neil Armstrong's​ spacesuit

 The Smithsonian Air and Space Museum turned to Kickstarter on Monday to raise $500,000 to restore the spacesuit that Neil Armstrong wore when he became the first man to walk on the moon.

Jul 21, 2015, 08:16 AM IST

Jack King, voice behind Apollo 11 liftoff, dies

Jack King, US space agency NASA's public relations chief and the famous voice behind the countdown to the historic launch of the Apollo 11, the first manned mission to land on the Moon, has died in Florida, aged 84, Efe news agency reported.

Jun 12, 2015, 23:39 PM IST
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. 

Mar 03, 2015, 10:38 AM IST

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.

Feb 10, 2015, 14:36 PM IST

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.

Jan 05, 2015, 17:08 PM IST

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.

Nov 03, 2014, 15:31 PM IST
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.

Sep 24, 2014, 12:18 PM IST
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.

Sep 18, 2014, 19:02 PM IST

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".

Jul 22, 2014, 11:37 AM IST

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.

Jul 17, 2014, 18:56 PM IST

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