Apollo 11

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Name: Apollo 11
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

UAE "will play a role" in global space race

Legendary US astronaut Buzz Aldrin has heralded the potential role of the UAE in the commercial development of space in a keynote address at the Second Global Aerospace Summit in Abu Dhabi.Aldrin, who was one of the first men to walk on the moon during ... [Published ACQ Magazine - 13 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

SpaceX Leases Apollo 11 Launchpad for 20 Years

SpaceX will lease Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida ... [Published DailyTech Main News Feed - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: SpaceX, Apollo 11
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin turns 'aquanaut' in Dubai

84-year-old Apollo 11 legend helps launch new diving programmes at The Atlantis DUBAI: American astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, turned ‘aquanaut’ in Dubai last week when he helped launched new diving programmes at The Atlantis ... [Published Gulf News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

NASA’s historic Launch Pad 39A goes to SpaceX

Written by: William Atkins | Published in: Space The U.S. space agency NASA has agreed to a 20-year contract with SpaceX, which allows the private American spaceflight company to manage and use launch complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida ... [Published ITWire - Apr 16 2014]
Entities: SpaceX, NASA, Launch Pad
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

SpaceX signs 20-year lease for the Apollo 11 launch pad

SpaceX has signed a 20-year lease with NASA to operate a launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. On Monday, the space agency announced that it had reached an agreement that would see SpaceX take over maintenance and operation of Launch Complex ... [Published The Verge - Apr 15 2014]
Entities: SpaceX, NASA, Apollo 11
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

OBIT - TAYLOR L.B. Jr. (Bob)

L.B. (Bob) Taylor, Jr., of Williamsburg, the author of 50 non-fiction books, including 25 on Virginia ghosts, and over 300national magazine articles, died February 23, 2014. He was 81 yearsold.He is survived by his wife, Brenda Goens Taylor; his thr ... [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

30 Greatest Moments in Aviation: The First Non-Stop Balloon Flight Around the World

The Breitling Orbiter 3 was the first balloon to fly around the world non-stop, a feat that was accomplished in 1999 piloted by Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones.A beautiful piece of engineering, the Breitling Orbiter is a Rozière balloon which is both ... [Published The Gentleman's Journal - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Meals that fed the globe’s heroes: Tuck into a breakfast that helped change the world

Meals that fed some of history’s greatest heroes have been collected in a book (Picture: File/Alamy)You may never be responsible for saving the world or even changing it – but now you can share a breakfast with those who did.Meals that fed some of history’s ... [Published Metro.co.uk - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

NASA Hosts Launch Complex 39A Status Update

NASA will provide a status update on Launch Complex 39A at 2:30 p.m. EDT, Monday, April 14 at the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The update, which will be held at pad 39A, will not be carried live on NASA Television.The update is open to media ... [Published Nasa.gov - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Buying Pieces Of The Space Race At Bonhams' Space History Auction

This week, Bonhams hosted an auction of historical space items in Manhattan. The Space History Sale featured troves of objects and documents, both American and Soviet, dating back to the heyday of the space race. And Gizmodo got the chance to take a peek. ... [Published Gizmodo Australia - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Space memorabilia sale hits $1m mark

An emblem that travelled with US astronauts on the 1969 Apollo moon flight and a checklist from that historic mission were the top-selling items in a sale of space memorabilia, Bonhams auction house said.Nearly 300 space enthusiasts and collectors, ranging ... [Published Times of Malta - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 7 reports

Buzz for Apollo 11 checklist buyer

An Apollo 11 lunar surface checklist sheet is among the coveted items which have gone under the hammer at a New York City auction of space exploration artefacts. The checklist, which contained annotations by astronaut Buzz Aldrin while he was on the moon, ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Apr 10 2014]

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A Science Fair with Made in Space and their 3D Printer , Planet Labs sending nano satellites up this September, Moon Express " Lunar lander model MX1 was there and a payload space telescope owned by Steve Durst , five representatives of the Chabot Space & Science Center brought several amazing space related exhibits."
...Mat Winter, who oversees the Program Executive Office for Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons. "[X-47B UCAS is] a breakthrough technology that will impact naval aviation for years to come. It's a unique opportunity to be part of something that changes history and I can proudly say this team has done that."
"Kennedy Space Center is excited to welcome SpaceX to our growing list of partners," Center Director Bob Cabana said. "As we continue to reconfigure and repurpose these tremendous facilities, it is gratifying to see our plan for a multi-user spaceport shared by government and commercial partners coming to fruition."
"We'll make great use of this pad, I promise," said Gwynne Shotwell, president of SpaceX, in remarks to the media moments after signing the lease. "We've had architects and our launch site engineering [team] working for many months on the sidelines. We will launch the Falcon Heavy from here first -- from this pad -- early next year."

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Reno school wins NASA Rover exploration contest [Published Reno Gazette-Journal - 8 hours ago]
UAE "will play a role" in global space race [Published ACQ Magazine - 13 hours ago]
Found in Space Design Night [Published Cadalyst - 19 hours ago]
When Apollo 12 Encountered the Surveyor 3 Moon ... [Published Discovery Channel - 19 hours ago]
Bulova gets starring role in Mad Men [Published WatchPro - 19 hours ago]
First night flights for X-47B [Published Gizmag - Apr 17 2014]
SpaceX Leases Historic Launch Complex 39A from ... [Published Universe Today - Apr 16 2014]
Space programs join open source community, NASA... [Published SiliconANGLE - Apr 16 2014]
SpaceX Leases Apollo 11 Launchpad for 20 Years [Published DailyTech Main News Feed - Apr 16 2014]
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin turns 'aquanaut' in Dubai [Published Gulf News - Apr 16 2014]
SpaceX awarded Apollo launch pad contract [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Apr 16 2014]
NASA’s historic Launch Pad 39A goes to SpaceX [Published ITWire - Apr 16 2014]
NASA Signs Agreement With SpaceX For Use Of... [Published Red Orbit - Apr 16 2014]
SpaceX's mega-rocket to debut next year at pad 39A [Published Spaceflight Now - Apr 16 2014]
SpaceX signs agreement to operate NASA launch pad [Published GigaOM - Apr 16 2014]
SpaceX signs agreement to operate NASA launch pad [Published GigaOM - Apr 16 2014]
SpaceX signs agreement to operate NASA launch p... [Published GigaOM Network - Apr 16 2014]
NASA turns historic Apollo and space shuttle la... [Published al.com - Apr 15 2014]
SpaceX signs 20-year lease for the Apollo 11 la... [Published The Verge - Apr 15 2014]
Glynn S. Lunney to Receive AIAA 2014 Goddard As... [Published AIAA - Apr 15 2014]
NASA Signs Agreement with SpaceX for Use of His... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 15 2014]
OBIT - TAYLOR L.B. Jr. (Bob) [Published HighBeam Research - Apr 15 2014]
NASA Signs Over Historic Apollo-Era Launch Pad ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 15 2014]
2013 SUCCESS Achiever of the Year: Jeff Bezos [Published Success - Apr 15 2014]
30 Greatest Moments in Aviation: The First Non-... [Published The Gentleman's Journal - Apr 14 2014]
ABCN WorldView Forum 2014: Opportunities Abound... [Published Officing Today - Apr 14 2014]
Mon 14 Apr: 14 things you need to know today [Published KarryOn - Apr 14 2014]
Is Sterling Cooper & Partners About to Enter th... [Published Slate Magazine - Apr 14 2014]
Sen. Schumer calls for Canyon of Heroes parad... [Published New York Daily News - Apr 14 2014]
Meals that fed the globe’s heroes: Tuck into a ... [Published Metro.co.uk - Apr 13 2014]
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Space programs join open source community, NASA... [Published SiliconANGLE - Apr 16 2014]
One small step for NASA, a great gift for the open source community. The National Aeronautics And Space Administration (NASA) plans to release the source code of some 1,000 software projects this week. The U.S. space agency wants to set up a website ...
SpaceX Leases Apollo 11 Launchpad for 20 Years [Published DailyTech Main News Feed - Apr 16 2014]
SpaceX will lease Launch Complex 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida ...
SpaceX signs agreement to operate NASA launch pad [Published GigaOM - Apr 16 2014]
Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Flight Center hosted its first rocket launch in 1967 when Apollo 11 lifted off to put the first human on the moon. Now, it will be reborn as a commercial launch pad after SpaceX signed an agreement with NASA to operate and fund it for ...
SpaceX signs agreement to operate NASA launch p... [Published GigaOM Network - Apr 16 2014]
Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Flight Center hosted its first rocket launch in 1967 when Apollo 11 lifted off to put the first human on the moon. Now, it will be reborn as a commercial launch pad after SpaceX signed an agreement with NASA to operate and fund it for ...
Some Of The Most Treasured Artifacts From Ameri... [Published Clusterstock - Apr 10 2014]
NEW YORK (AP) — An Apollo 11 lunar surface checklist sheet was among the coveted items sold at a New York City auction of space exploration artifacts. The checklist contained annotations by astronaut Buzz Aldrin while he was on the moon. It sold ...
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