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Apollo Moon Mission (1961-1975)

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  • Poll: Constellation cancellation (and more on spaceflight)

     
    When NASA does it, it's good for the country. That's the guiding philosophy I can glean from those throwing temper tantrums over President Obama's proposal to kill NASA's 4-year-old Constellation program, the onetime successor to the retiring space...
  • Discarded Apollo 11 items left on the moon get California historical status

     
    More than 100 items left behind on the moon by the Apollo 11 astronauts were named a California historical resource by a state preservation panel today. The move by the California State Historical Resources Commission is part of a larger......
  • Tighty whities to turn 75; Jockey gets a leg up on the celebration [UPDATED]**

     
    Jockey International Inc. has documented that the first pair of its men's brief-style underpants was sold at Marshall Field & Co. in Chicago on Jan. 19, 1935. And, although it is undocumented, it's more than likely that the first wedgie......
  • NASA since Apollo: failures and successes

    NASA since Apollo: failures and successes
    Today's topic: What has NASA done right since Apollo? Where has it erred? Are there other space programs in the world that perform certain functions better than NASA? The two agencies within NASA Point: Bill Nye Were we to bring a citizen from the...
  • Was 'one small step for man' worth it?

    Was 'one small step for man' worth it?
    Today's topic: Many regard the Apollo program as the high watermark of American space exploration. Are they correct? Was sending a man to the moon mostly about national pride, or were there more practical purposes? The real 'moon hoax' Point: Michael...
  • Paul Haney, former 'voice' of manned space flight, dies at 80

    Paul Haney, former 'voice' of  manned space flight, dies at 80
    Paul Haney, a former Washington journalist who went on to become the "voice" of manned space flight for NASA's Gemini and Apollo programs, died Thursday at a nursing home in Alamogordo, N.M. He was 80. Haney had been battling melanoma for more than two...
  • How to remember 1968

    The coming year will be chock full of 1968 commemorations. Deservedly so, because that was a pivotal year in which the convulsions of a decade converged and the country slouched over the edge of a precipice. It was, after all, the year of the Tet...
  • Walter M. 'Wally' Schirra Jr., 84; flew in three NASA programs

    Walter M. 'Wally' Schirra Jr., 84; flew in three NASA programs
    Walter M. "Wally" Schirra Jr., who followed his barnstorming parents into the sky as a Navy combat pilot and was the only astronaut to fly in the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo space programs, has died. He was 84. Schirra, who had been battling cancer,...