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#Apollo 11

# apollo-11 - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Michael Collins, who piloted the Apollo 11 spacecraft during the Moon landing, has died aged 90
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# Apollo 11

Michael Collins, who piloted the Apollo 11 spacecraft during the Moon landing, has died aged 90

Apr 28th 2021, 6:39 PM 22,298 Views 57 Comments

Michael Collins piloted the orbiting command module as his colleages landed on the Moon.

# apollo-11 - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about the Apollo 11 moon landing?
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# Evening Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about the Apollo 11 moon landing?

Jul 16th 2020, 9:30 PM 28,876 Views 41 Comments

Today marks 51 years since the launch of Apollo 11.

# apollo-11 - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Astronaut Michael Collins returns to Apollo 11 launch site 50 years to the day since mission lifted off
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# One Small Step

Astronaut Michael Collins returns to Apollo 11 launch site 50 years to the day since mission lifted off

Jul 16th 2019, 9:30 PM 22,391 Views 46 Comments

Collins spoke at length about his experience on the mission and about NASA’s next moon programme.

# apollo-11 - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Buzz Aldrin is suing two of his children over alleged misuse of his finances
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# Apollo 11

Buzz Aldrin is suing two of his children over alleged misuse of his finances

Jun 26th 2018, 2:38 PM 23,039 Views 32 Comments

His children have filed a petition saying he is suffering from memory loss and delusions.

# apollo-11 - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Neil Armstrong's moon bag sells for $1.8 million in New York
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# Cash Money

Neil Armstrong's moon bag sells for $1.8 million in New York

Jul 20th 2017, 10:22 PM 14,360 Views 43 Comments

A lawyer bought the bag for less than $1,000.

# apollo-11 - Monday 9 February, 2015

Here are the bizarre items that Neil Armstrong nicked from the moon
# One Small Step
From The Daily Edge
# One Small Step

Here are the bizarre items that Neil Armstrong nicked from the moon

Feb 9th 2015, 6:00 PM 5,714 Views 2 Comments

We would do the same.

# apollo-11 - Monday 21 July, 2014

45 years ago, man walked on the moon - here's how it was reported
# Moonwalker
# Moonwalker

45 years ago, man walked on the moon - here's how it was reported

Jul 21st 2014, 2:15 PM 8,225 Views 50 Comments

It was one small step for man, one giant leap for media coverage.

# apollo-11 - Monday 26 August, 2013

VIDEO: NASA marks one year since Neil Armstrong's death
# Tribute
# Tribute

VIDEO: NASA marks one year since Neil Armstrong's death

Aug 26th 2013, 2:02 PM 4,700 Views 17 Comments

Armstrong died in 2012 at the age of 82.

# apollo-11 - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Column: Have we lost the ambition that put a man on the moon?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Have we lost the ambition that put a man on the moon?

Sep 1st 2012, 7:45 AM 30 Views 33 Comments

These are financially difficult times – but that doesn’t mean we should abandon the big projects that advance human knowledge, writes Aaron McKenna.

# apollo-11 - Sunday 26 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Sunday
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Aug 26th 2012, 7:56 PM 14,782 Views 4 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

VIDEO: Neil Armstrong recounts his 1969 visit to the moon
# Neil Armstrong
# Neil Armstrong

VIDEO: Neil Armstrong recounts his 1969 visit to the moon

Aug 26th 2012, 5:15 PM 8,724 Views 26 Comments

The late astronaut spoke to the BBC about his lunar experiences in the months following his return from the Apollo 11 mission.

Obama and Aldrin lead tributes to 'American hero' Neil Armstrong
# Man On The Moon
# Man On The Moon

Obama and Aldrin lead tributes to 'American hero' Neil Armstrong

Aug 26th 2012, 10:12 AM 4,578 Views 24 Comments

The US president, and the man who first joined him on the moon, pay tribute to the late astronaut.

# apollo-11 - Saturday 25 August, 2012

In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969
# One Small Step
From The Daily Edge
# One Small Step

In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969

Aug 25th 2012, 8:45 PM 17,915 Views 101 Comments

From launch to landing: NASA archive images from the first successful manned moon landing mission.

# apollo-11 - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Amazon founder 'locates lost Apollo 11 rockets'
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# Apollo 11

Amazon founder 'locates lost Apollo 11 rockets'

Mar 29th 2012, 9:58 AM 4,611 Views 7 Comments

The rocket engines were last seen pushing the Apollo 11 mission into space ahead of its successful moon landing in 1969.

# apollo-11 - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Prime numbers: The week in stats
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# In Numbers

Prime numbers: The week in stats

Feb 25th 2012, 6:59 PM 2,962 Views 0 Comments

Debts, draw-downs, state assets and lunar rock – all of that, and more, in your weekly numerical wrap-up.

# apollo-11 - Monday 20 February, 2012

There's a $5m lump of moon rock in a dump in Finglas
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From The Daily Edge
# Astronomy

There's a $5m lump of moon rock in a dump in Finglas

Feb 20th 2012, 9:59 AM 13,922 Views 27 Comments

An astronomer tells the BBC that a piece of rock collected by the Apollo 11 astronauts is sitting in a dump in North Dublin.