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March 26, 2019

Lunar module makes landing in revamp of Apollo/Saturn V Center

For more than 20 years, Lunar Module 9 has been in a state of constant flight. Now, it has finally come down for a landing — and for a closer view by the public. The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has relocated the spacecraft in the Apollo/Saturn V Center.


March 25, 2019

Northrop Grumman names spaceship for fallen Apollo 1 astronaut

Northrop Grumman has named its next space station cargo resupply ship after an astronaut who died in NASA's pursuit of the first moon landing. The S.S. Roger Chaffee, a Cygnus spacecraft, is christened in honor of the fallen Apollo 1 astronaut.


March 21, 2019

US Postal Service reveals stamps for first moon landing 50th anniversary

A pair of United States postage stamps will mark the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. The U.S. Postal Service debuted the art for two stamps commemorating the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission flown by Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Mike Collins.


March 20, 2019

Zippo celebrates moon landing 50th with 'Collectible of the Year' lighter

An iconic U.S. brand is sparking collector interest with a tribute to the first moon landing. Zippo has released its "2019 Collectible of the Year," a limited edition lighter commemorating the 1969 Apollo 11 lunar mission.


March 19, 2019

'Apollo in the Archives' exhibit offers look at Neil Armstrong papers

An exhibition at Neil Armstrong's alma mater is offering the public a new look at the student and man who became the first moonwalker. "Apollo in the Archives: Selections from the Neil A. Armstrong Papers" is now open at Purdue University.


March 15, 2019

Journalist's son offers up 'space junk' from father's aerospace archives

In life, journalist Jacques Tiziou amassed an extensive space exploration archive. Now, his son is seeking help in finding a home for the myriad of documents, memorabilia and "space junk" that his late father left behind.


March 14, 2019

Crew of Soyuz launch abort safely lifts off to space station on second try

Nick Hague's second launch to space went much better than his first. The astronaut joined his Soyuz MS-10 crewmate, Aleksey Ovchinin, for a second attempt at reaching the International Space Station, five months after an in-flight abort cut their first try short.


March 14, 2019

Apollo Press Kits website showcases first moon landing media guides

A new online archive is showcasing the original guides to the historic Apollo 11 moon landing mission: 50-year-old press kits. ApolloPressKits.com, curated by David Meerman Scott, displays more than 40 of the media primers to the 1969 lunar flight.


March 13, 2019

Omega reveals gold Speedmaster to mark Apollo 11 50th anniversary

Omega has revealed the Speedmaster Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Limited Edition, a gold chronograph modeled after the watches gifted to the Apollo 11 astronauts after they established the Speedmaster as the first watch worn on the moon.


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