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Apollo 11 space mission: All you need to know about NASA's small step and a giant leap

Apollo 11 space mission: Google commemorated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 space mission, the world's first moon landing with an interesting doodle. Apollo 11 carried astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the Moon's surface for the first time in ...
Thursday, July 18, 2019

Apollo 11 Space Mission: Buzz Aldrin Complains About Current US Lunar Ability

When President Donald Trump asked Buzz Aldrin, the second human ever to walk on the moon, what he thought about the United States' current ability to operate in space 50 years after the Apollo 11 mission, the ex-astronaut had a ready response. "Actually ...
Thursday, July 18, 2019

Apollo 11 Astronaut and Space Station Crew Reflect on Epic Moonshot

"As you ascend — slowly and majestically — inside you feel different jiggling, left and right," said Collins, sitting with KSC director (and former space shuttle astronaut) Bob Cabana nearby the Floridian pad that brought Apollo 11 into space. "You're not sure if your jiggles are as big as you ... "That would be another three years," Collins said, meaning that he'd remain training at NASA between 1969 and 1972 in support of the Apollo 17 mission and of other missions. He described that training as "three years living in ...
Thursday, July 18, 2019

Google Doodle takes you on Apollo 11's mission to the moon

To mark the 50th anniversary this week of NASA's Apollo 11 mission -- the first time humans set foot on the lunar surface -- Google is launching an animated video Doodle on Thursday that will let you experience the journey to the moon and back. But you won't be going alone: Michael Collins, Apollo 11's ... the mission, starting with the Apollo 11 launch. The trio's journey began on July 16, 1969, as their Saturn V rocket lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center's launch pad 39A at Cape Canaveral, Florida. Three days ...
Thursday, July 18, 2019

These 6 Accidents Nearly Derailed Apollo 11's Mission to the Moon

"It [the fire] both threatened the [Apollo 11] mission and made the mission possible," said Robert Pearlman, a U.S. space historian and the founder and editor of collectSpace. "It did set back the program for a year; they didn't fly again until 1968. But it also gave ...
Thursday, July 18, 2019

50 yrs of Apollo 11 Moon landing: Stories that made the GIANT leap possible

Setting a vision is one thing, but accomplishing the mission is an entirely different story. At this point in 1961, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Nasa) in the United States was clearly standing second to the Soviet Space Mission under ...
Thursday, July 18, 2019

Apollo 11 Space Mission: Google Doodle celebrates 50 years since Apollo 11's journey to the Moon and back

Google celebrates fifty years since the Apollo 11 mission by NASA in today's Doodle. The mission, which was the first time humans landed on the Moon. The Doodle celebrates this epic moment in the history of humankind, science, engineering, and ...
Thursday, July 18, 2019

Apollo 11 Space Mission: Google Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing With a Doodle Video

On July 21, fifty years ago, NASA made history with its magnificent Apollo 11 mission. Neil Armstrong was the first human to ever step foot on the Moon, and this feat was a cumulative effort of over 400,000 people working in unison. The Apollo 11 rocket left ...
Thursday, July 18, 2019

Apollo 11 space mission: All you need to know about NASA's historic moon landing mission

Apollo 11 space mission: The 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 space mission, world's first moon landing, was commemorated by Google with an interesting doodle. The Google doodle celebrates the Apollo 11 journey with a video and audio narration by former ...
Thursday, July 18, 2019

Google celebrates 50th anniversary of NASA's Apollo 11 mission; astronaut tells his journey to the moon and back

What is Apollo 11 mission? Fifty year ago, on July 20, a major revolution happened in the world of aeronautical engineering, which opened new windows to space scientists. NASA's Apollo 11 spacecraft was launched from Cape Kennedy on July 16, 1969, ...
Thursday, July 18, 2019