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American astronaut; first person to walk on the Moon

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Neil Armstrong: American astronaut; first person to walk on the Moon
Neil Alden Armstrong was an American astronaut and aeronautical engineer who was the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also a naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor.

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Watch: CBS coverage of Apollo 11 moon landing, 50 years ago today

More than half a billion people tuned in to see Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin take man's first steps on the moon. Watch how it all unfolded
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The endearing, angry, and heartbreaking letters the world sent to Neil Armstrong after Apollo 11

Neil Armstrong spent much of his life after the moon landing shunning attention. If people had to praise, he encouraged them to appreciate all of his work, not just the historic landing. But his one..
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Videos for Neil Armstrong

'They were heroes,' Pence says of Apollo astronauts [Video]'They were heroes,' Pence says of Apollo astronauts

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence delivers a speech at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:14Published

‘I was 19’ Richard Branson remembers the moon landing [Video]‘I was 19’ Richard Branson remembers the moon landing

On July 20, 1969, Richard Branson sat down with his family in their cottage in the British countryside to watch history being made. The images he saw on his parents' small black-and-white television..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:25Published

Meet the French astronomers still making new discoveries thanks to the Apollo astronauts [Video]Meet the French astronomers still making new discoveries thanks to the Apollo astronauts

It's 50 years since the Apollo Moon landings, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made their first steps on the lunar surface. And instruments that those two astronauts placed on the Moon are still..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:30Published

Giant portrait of Neil Armstrong created in Italy wheat field for Apollo 11 anniversary [Video]Giant portrait of Neil Armstrong created in Italy wheat field for Apollo 11 anniversary

A giant portrait of Neil Armstrong was created in a field in northern Italian by land artist Dario Gambarin to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Like 'science fiction': Mexican journalist remembers Apollo 11 [Video]Like 'science fiction': Mexican journalist remembers Apollo 11

As the world prepares to mark fifty years since the day American astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon, Reuters journalist Manuel Carrillo recalls his assignment covering the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published

Giant portrait of Neil Armstrong revealed in Italian field [Video]Giant portrait of Neil Armstrong revealed in Italian field

A giant portrait of Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the moon, was created in a field near the northern Italian city of Verona to mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing. Italian..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:47Published

Watch: Neil Armstrong's spacesuit unveiled for public display [Video]Watch: Neil Armstrong's spacesuit unveiled for public display

"If Neil Armstrong wasn't a hero, then there are no heroes," said US Vice President Mike Pence.

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Neil Armstrong's spacesuit unveiled [Video]Neil Armstrong's spacesuit unveiled

For the first time in 13 years, after extensive preservation work, the spacesuit astronaut Neil Armstrong wore in his mission to the moon is back on public display at the Smithsonian's Air & Space..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:13Published

Ancient origami inspires new rocket leg design [Video]Ancient origami inspires new rocket leg design

In the 50th anniversary year of the first manned moon landing, scientists at the University of Washington in Seattle are in the early stages of designing rocket legs inspired by Japanese origami. Joe..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:41Published

Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin, former NASA astronauts attend Apollo 11 live show in Pasadena [Video]Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin, former NASA astronauts attend Apollo 11 live show in Pasadena

Former U.S. astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Charlie Duke turned turned out in Pasadena on Wednesday night for the premiere of "Apollo 11," a new immersive live show about the legendary mission that put the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:29Published

Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin, former NASA atronauts attend Apollo 11 live show in Pasadena [Video]Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin, former NASA atronauts attend Apollo 11 live show in Pasadena

Former U.S. astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Charlie Duke turned turned out in Pasadena on Wednesday night for the premiere of "Apollo 11," a new immersive live show about the legendary mission that put the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:29Published

"One giant leap for mankind," 50 years on

The United States is preparing to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the day when astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the surface of the moon. The historic event on July 20,..

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The history of the Apollo 11 moon landing

Saturday marks 50 years since the greatest technological achievement in human history: At 4:17 in the afternoon Eastern time, a spacecraft carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin touched..
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On moon landing's 50th anniversary, Buzz Aldrin recounts his experiences on NASA's Apollo 11 mission

Buzz Aldrin, the second man to set foot on the moon after Neil Armstrong, recounts the highlights of NASA's 1969 Apollo 11 mission - from the launch to homecoming.
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Rare auction: A book used by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's moon landing

An out of this world auction item used by the first people on the moon could go for one giant price! Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.  
USATODAY.com - Published

Spacesuits have been bulky since before Apollo 11. A skintight design may change that

The iconic, but bulky, spacesuit worn by Neil Armstrong hasn't drastically changed in decades. A skintight design may change that.  
USATODAY.com - Published

President Nixon talks to Apollo 11 astronauts on the moon

Shortly after Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin planted the U.S. flag on the moon, they received a congratulatory phone call from President Richard Nixon. Watch the CBS News coverage from July 20, 1969.
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Watch Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon

On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong made history as the first man to walk on the moon, and uttered his famous words: "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." See..
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Apollo 11 astronauts plant flag on the moon on July 20, 1969

On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin planted the American flag on the surface of the moon. Watch the moment here.
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Watch the moment men first landed on the moon

Walter Cronkite anchored CBS News live coverage on July 20, 1969, as Apollo 11's "Eagle" lunar lander, carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin, touched down on the moon. TV viewers..
CBS News - Published

Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong put a flag on the moon. Here's what you can and can't see in the iconic photo

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, USA TODAY spoke with NASA experts to explain the details in the famed flag photo on the moon.
USATODAY.com - Published

From the Archives, 1969: Man is on the moon

In 1969, history was made when Neil Armstrong first stepped on the moon. The historic occasion was the culmination of a space race that had captivated the world.
The Age - Published

Beyond the Apollo 11 moon landing: Neil Armstrong's close friend reveals a different side of legend

Ex-LPGA commissioner Charlie Mechem had an enduring friendship with Neil Armstrong, who he met two years after the moon landing. He reflects on bond.
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Behind the scenes at NASA and the next mission to the Moon

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong made history by becoming the first man ever to walk on the Moon. To mark the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, Inside the Americas comes to you from Cape..
France 24 - Published

Meet the Aussies that helped broadcast the moon landing

Behind-the-scenes of the moon landing broadcast were Australians John Saxon and Mike Dinn. If they didn't take action 50 years ago at Honeysuckle Creek the world may of have watched Neil Amstrong's..
SBS - Published

CBS News special: "Man on the Moon"

On the 50th anniversary, two legends tell the story of the momentous 1969 moon walk: Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong and “CBS Evening News” anchor Walter Cronkite -- the man who made history and..
CBS News - Published

Buzz Aldrin, Second Man On Moon, Recalls "Magnificent Desolation"

buzz aldrin, second man on moon, recalls magnificent desolation
Fifty years after their history-making voyage to the moon, Buzz Aldrin recalls the first moments of the Apollo 11 launch being so smooth that he and his two crewmates, Neil Armstrong and Mike..
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"Man on the Moon:" The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing

CBS New relives the momentous 1969 moon walk as told by two legends -- Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong and "CBS Evening News" anchor Walter Cronkite -- the man who made history and the man who..
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Apollo astronauts meet at historic launchpad

apollo astronauts meet at historic launchpad
Fifty years ago on Tuesday, three American astronauts set off from Florida for the Moon on a mission that would change the way we see humanity’s place in the universe. The crew’s surviving members,..
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Apollo 11 astronaut returns to launch pad where first humans lifted off for the moon

Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned to the launch pad Tuesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida where he flew to the moon 50 years ago along with the late Neil Armstrong and Buzz..
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Armstrong's restored spacesuit goes on display

The spacesuit that Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong wore on the moon is back on display in mint condition. The suit was rehabbed before it was unveiled Tuesday by Vice President Mike Pence at the Air and..
USATODAY.com - Published

Peggy Whitson's advice to aspiring astronauts: "Live outside what's comfortable"

Former NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson first dreamed of going to space when she saw Neil Armstrong take the first step on the moon. Whitson spent a record 665 days in space. That’s more than any other..
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A look back at the history made by Apollo 11

Crowds are gathering at Kennedy Space Center to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch, the mission to put the first people on the moon. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped onto the..
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The moon landing 50 years ago might not have been seen without these Australians

It was broadcast around the world, but Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon might not have been witnessed without a number of Australians, and Australian technology.
SBS - Published

Nasa tapes of moon landing expected to sell for $1 million

nasa tapes of moon landing expected to sell for $1 million
The Apollo 11 moon walk wasn't the first broadcast sent from space, but in geographic reach, it was the most astonishing. Microwave links, satellites and landlines carried images of Neil Armstrong's..
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Apollo 11: The original moonwalk

President John F. Kennedy ignited the "space race" with the Soviet Union on May 25, 1961 with his goal of putting an American on the moon; The Apollo 11 mission captured the imagination of a generation..
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Apollo 11 astronauts share a meal before their historic mission

Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins appeared calm, joking and laughing as they ate dinner the night before their historic launch to the moon on July 16, 1969.
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Apollo 11 astronauts wave goodbye as they head to the Saturn V rocket

Despite a police escort, Aldrin, Armstrong, and Collins’ transfer van was stymied by traffic and arrived late at launch station 39A
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Neil Armstrong's son talks about the Moon landing

Mark Armstrong talks about his father, and the first ever Moon landing 50 years ago.
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Neil Armstrong - the man behind the legend

The public knew little about this enigmatic man, but now we are gaining a glimpse of the real Neil Armstrong.
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"Sunday Morning" Full Episode 7/14

This week's edition of "Sunday Morning," hosted by Jane Pauley, features Time magazine editor-at-large Jeffrey Kluger's report on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. Plus: Tracy Smith..
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To the Moon! Apollo 11's great adventure

Jeffrey Kluger, editor-at-large at Time magazine, recounts the human landmark of landing men on the lunar surface. Kluger talks with Apollo 11 command module pilot Michael Collins and astronaut Edwin..
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The moon landing at 50: Neil Armstrong in his own words

In a 2005 interview, former astronaut Neil Armstrong discussed how it felt to walk on the moon, and why he shunned the fame that came from it
CBS News - Published

Preview: Man on the Moon - a CBS News Special

Two legends tell the story of the momentous 1969 moon walk. Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong and "CBS Evening News" anchor Walter Cronkite -- the man who made history and the man who reported it...
CBS News - Published

Welcome to July 1969: Inside NASA's restored Mission Control

Astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon 50 years ago. CBS News’ Mark Strassmann got an inside look at the newly-renovated command post that helped get him there...
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To the Moon and back: The Apollo 11 lunar landing, 50 years on

Five decades after Neil Armstrong became the first man to set foot on the Moon, FRANCE 24 takes you inside NASA. Our reporters meet those who made the Apollo programme possible and take you to the..
France 24 - Published

NASA almost didn't televise the first moon landing

Mission control might never have witnessed Neil Armstrong take his first steps on the moon if it weren't for the vision of men like Eugene Shoemaker
CBS News - Published

Apollo 11 anniversary: How the Eagle landed

In 2007 interview, Neil Armstrong and former CBS anchor Walter Cronkite recall some of the scariest moments of the history-making mission
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Neil Armstrong's secret moon memorabilia

The world is getting a look at some souvenirs Neil Armstrong quietly brought home from Apollo 11 and kept secret for decades
CBS News - Published

Should Neil Armstrong’s Bootprints Be on the Moon Forever?

With renewed interest in the moon, some say it’s time to consider whether, and how, to preserve humanity’s lunar heritage.
NYTimes.com - Published

50 years later, NASA headed to the moon again

Nearly 50 years after Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon, part of the storied Apollo program, NASA officials announce they’re going back to the moon, permanently. (July 11)  
USATODAY.com - Published

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