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The First Man On the Moon, Neil Armstrong, Has Passed Away

The First Man On the Moon, Neil Armstrong, Has Passed Away

Reports on Saturday afternoon report that the 82 year old, former astronaut has passed away. As commander of the Apollo 11 mission, Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969 Armstrong underwent a heart-bypass surgery earlier this month to relieve blocked coronary arteries. Rest in Peace Neil, and […]

First of NASA's Two GRAIL Spacecraft Enters Orbit Around Moon

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The first of two NASA spacecraft to study the moon in unprecedented detail has entered lunar orbit. NASA’s Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory (GRAIL)-A spacecraft successfully completed its planned main engine burn at 2 p.m. PST (5 p.m. EST) today. As of 3 p.m. PST (6 p.m. EST), GRAIL-A is in a 56-mile (90-kilometer) […]