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# Apollo 11

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Michael Collins, who piloted the Apollo 11 spacecraft during the Moon landing, has died aged 90
Michael Collins piloted the orbiting command module as his colleages landed on the Moon.
Quiz: How much do you know about the Apollo 11 moon landing?
Today marks 51 years since the launch of Apollo 11.
Astronaut Michael Collins returns to Apollo 11 launch site 50 years to the day since mission lifted off
Collins spoke at length about his experience on the mission and about NASA’s next moon programme.
Buzz Aldrin is suing two of his children over alleged misuse of his finances
His children have filed a petition saying he is suffering from memory loss and delusions.
Neil Armstrong's moon bag sells for $1.8 million in New York
A lawyer bought the bag for less than $1,000.
Here are the bizarre items that Neil Armstrong nicked from the moon
We would do the same.
45 years ago, man walked on the moon - here's how it was reported
It was one small step for man, one giant leap for media coverage.
VIDEO: NASA marks one year since Neil Armstrong's death
Armstrong died in 2012 at the age of 82.
Column: Have we lost the ambition that put a man on the moon?
These are financially difficult times – but that doesn’t mean we should abandon the big projects that advance human knowledge, writes Aaron McKenna.
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Things we learned, loved and shared today.
VIDEO: Neil Armstrong recounts his 1969 visit to the moon
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
The US president, and the man who first joined him on the moon, pay tribute to the late astronaut.
In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969
From launch to landing: NASA archive images from the first successful manned moon landing mission.
Amazon founder 'locates lost Apollo 11 rockets'
The rocket engines were last seen pushing the Apollo 11 mission into space ahead of its successful moon landing in 1969.
Prime numbers: The week in stats
Debts, draw-downs, state assets and lunar rock – all of that, and more, in your weekly numerical wrap-up.
There's a $5m lump of moon rock in a dump in Finglas
An astronomer tells the BBC that a piece of rock collected by the Apollo 11 astronauts is sitting in a dump in North Dublin.