CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A half-century ago, in the middle of a mean year of war, famine, violence in the streets and the widening of the generation gap, men from planet Earth stepped onto...
NEW YORK (AP) — When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took their first steps on the moon in 1969, the world was watching.
Live TV coverage made hundreds of millions witnesses to history. They...
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(EDITOR'S NOTE: "Apollo 11: An AP Special Anniversary Edition," available in paperback and e-book exclusively on Amazon.com , chronicles America's journey to the moon. The following is an excerpt...
- Episode 1: JFK promises to put a man on the moon before the end of the 1960s
- Episode 2: The Apollo 11 landing was a collective experience, viewed in living rooms around the world
- Episode 3: How the Apollo 11 astronauts became American heroes overnight
- Episode 4: The space shuttle years were marked with tragedy
- Episode 5: Recent efforts of wealthy entrepreneurs seeking to send civilians to the moon and beyond
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It took 400,000 people to put Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon a half-century ago.
That massive workforce stretched across the U.S. and...
What did Neil Armstrong really say when he took his first step on the moon?
Millions on Earth who listened to him on TV or radio heard this :
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Mission commander Neil Armstrong was the flying ace, Buzz Aldrin the scholar. Michael Collins was a crack test pilot, too, but also a wordsmith who described the trio...
During the Apollo space program, 12 men walked on the moon from 1969 to 1972. Neil Armstrong was the first and Gene Cernan was the last to leave the lunar surface. Eight have died.
Notable quotes on the Apollo 11 moon landing:
"I believe this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before the decade is out, of landing a man on the moon and returning him...
AP Was There: Man walks on the moon
SPACE CENTER, Houston (AP) — This story was first published after NASA astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon on July 20, 1969. The Associated Press is republishing a version...
Here’s a fact: We went to the moon in 1969
NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon, some people insist it never happened and was all a big hoax by the U.S. government.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin knew they would be the first to walk on the moon, they took crash courses in geology at the Grand Canyon and a nearby impact crater...
WAPAKONETA, Ohio (AP) — A small Ohio city is shooting for the moon in celebrating its native son's history-making walk 50 years ago this month.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 1969 moon landing turned an achievement seen only in the imagination and sci-fi movies into a most improbable television event, a live broadcast starring Neil Armstrong and...
You can run a race, hit a museum, shoot off a rocket or count down to the moment 50 years ago that Neil Armstrong first stepped foot on the moon.
HOUSTON (AP) — Gone is the haze of cigarette, cigar and pipe smoke. Gone are the coffee, soda and pizza stains. With only a few exceptions, NASA's Apollo-era Mission Control has been restored to...
HOUSTON (AP) — Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have touched.
The restricted lab is home to hundreds of pounds of moon rocks collected by...
50 years later, the moon is still great for business
NEW YORK (AP) — Fifty years after humans first visited, businesses are still trying to make a buck off the moon.
Hundreds of millions of people were riveted when Apollo 11 landed on the moon...