Apollo 11

DNA: Apollo 11 anniversary: A quick look at the first moon landing

Even Neil Armstrong couldn't remember exactly what he said in the famous line he spoke during humanity's first-ever moon landing, NASA's Apollo 11 mission, as he stepped onto the lunar surface.

Jul 16, 2019, 22:40 PM IST

Google to mark the 50th year of Apollo 11 mission with AR

Ahead of the upcoming 50th anniversary of mankind's first successful trip to the moon, Google has recreated the Apollo 11 rocket's command module with Augmented Reality (AR).

Jul 11, 2019, 15:31 PM IST

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

Collection pouch which once held moon samples from Apollo 11 mission to be auctioned!

While there are legal restrictions on sales of material from moon missions, including lunar rocks and dust, it is believed some items have been sold on the black market.

May 20, 2017, 11:31 AM IST

Obama honours Gates and others with Medal of Freedom

"Everybody on this stage has touched me in a very powerful, personal way, in ways that they probably couldn't imagine," said the outgoing US president.

Nov 23, 2016, 12:12 PM 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

Mars much better than moon, says man-on-moon BuzzAldrin

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin will support a new mission to the moon by countries other than the US, and is looking forward to a manned mission to Mars.

Sep 17, 2014, 15:00 PM IST

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.

Jul 08, 2014, 14:57 PM IST

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.

May 26, 2013, 10:50 AM IST

Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin turns 83

Buzz Aldrin, the second person ever to walk on the Moon along with Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong, has celebrated his 83rd birthday.

Jan 21, 2013, 19:10 PM IST

Neil Armstrong - first man on moon to be buried at sea

US astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, will be buried at sea, family spokesperson Rick Miller said.

Sep 07, 2012, 12:29 PM IST

Family, fellow astronauts attend Neil Armstrong’s funeral service

Neil Armstrong, the legendary US astronaut, who in 1969 took "one giant leap for mankind" will always be remembered as the first man to walk on the moon.

Sep 01, 2012, 10:11 AM IST

Neil Armstrong: The pioneer of space exploration

The epic landing placed Neil Armstrong on the pinnacle of human achievement.

Aug 27, 2012, 10:01 AM IST

Neil Armstrong: The pioneer of space exploration

The epic landing placed Neil Armstrong on the pinnacle of human achievement.

Aug 26, 2012, 16:49 PM IST

NASA mourns death of Neil Armstrong

NASA has mourned the death of Neil Armstrong, a "true American hero" and the first man to set foot on the Moon.

Aug 26, 2012, 15:15 PM IST

Neil Armstrong recovering after heart surgery

Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, is recovering after undergoing a heart surgery.

Aug 09, 2012, 12:14 PM IST

Apollo 11 failure would have left Armstrong stranded on moon

On July 21, 1969, Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin launched from the lunar surface and rejoined Michael Collins in orbit before the three men began their trip home.

Jul 23, 2012, 17:21 PM IST

Lost footage of Armstrong`s Apollo 11 moon landing `found`

The footage of astronaut Neil Armstrong descending from Apollo 11 lunar module has been found.

Sep 29, 2010, 12:57 PM IST

Piece of first spacecraft to land on moon up for grabs

A piece of the first spacecraft to land on the moon is expected to fetch up to 1,200 pounds at an auction on November 14 in Devizes, Wiltshire.

Nov 08, 2009, 20:02 PM IST