Deke Slayton

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Name: Deke Slayton
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Apollo 11 turns 45: a lunar landing anniversary retrospective

, at about four minutes before 10:00 pm Central Daylight Time, former naval aviator and test pilot Neil Armstrong became the first human being to stand on the surface of the Moon. About 20 minutes later, he was followed by Buzz Aldrin, an Air Force colonel ... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Man hops onto moon 45 years ago today

A record 500 million television viewers worldwide watched Neil Armstrong take mankind's first steps onto the moon, on July 20, 1969. The mission though, looked as if it might end before Armstrong even took that "one small step for man, one giant leap ... [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

The Surprising Reason Neil Armstrong — And Not Buzz Aldrin — Was The First Person On The Moon

REUTERS/NASA/HandoutApollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong captures his shadow while taking a photo of the lunar module on the surface of the moon in this photo from July 20, 1969.Sunday, July 20, marks the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, ... [Published Business Insider - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

John Glenn Turns 93: A Look At The First American Who Orbited Earth

John Glenn is one of the few men to complete an extraordinary feat, orbit the Earth. Today he turns 93 and we take a look at this incredible man, who has captured American minds and hearts throughout history.The legendary astronaut was selected to be ... [Published Inquisitr - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

NASA Armstrong recalls first moon landing, preps for ‘next giant leap’

NASA photographIn this 1967 NASA Flight Research Center photograph the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle (LLRV) No. 2 is viewed from the front. This photograph provides a good view of the pilot’s platform with the restrictive cockpit view like that of the ... [Published Aerotech News and Review - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

What Does It Feel Like to Be Told You’ll Be the First Man on the Moon?

Not long after the 1968 launch of Apollo 8 , while Frank Borman, William Anders and Jim Lovell were riding through space on their way to the Moon, Deke Slayton , NASA's Director of Flight Crew Operations, pulled Neil Armstrong aside for a brief conversation ... [Published Smithsonian Magazine - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Mar 01 2014 - Updated Mar 01 2014 - 1 reports

History for March 1

History for March 1 - On-This-Day.com 100th birth anniversaries of sports broadcaster Harry Caray (1914-98) and author Ralph Ellison (1914-94).   Today’s birth anniversaries also include Frédéric Chopin (1810-49), Glen Miller (1904-44), and Deke ... [Published MuskegonPundit - Mar 01 2014]
First reported Feb 27 2014 - Updated Feb 27 2014 - 1 reports

Valery Kubasov

was a cosmonaut who showed that, in space at least, the Cold War superpowers could work together Valery Kubasov, who has died aged 79, was a Russian cosmonaut and the first man to perform a vacuum-welding operation while in orbit; later he accompanied ... [Published Telegraph - Feb 27 2014]

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Apollo 11 turns 45: a lunar landing anniversary... [Published ArsTechnica - Jul 20 2014]
Man hops onto moon 45 years ago today [Published Las Cruces Sun-News - Jul 20 2014]
John Glenn Turns 93: A Look At The First Americ... [Published Inquisitr - Jul 18 2014]
The Surprising Reason Neil Armstrong — And Not ... [Published Business Insider - Jul 18 2014]
NASA Armstrong recalls first moon landing, prep... [Published Aerotech News and Review - Jul 17 2014]
What Does It Feel Like to Be Told You’ll Be the... [Published Smithsonian Magazine - Jul 08 2014]
History for March 1 [Published MuskegonPundit - Mar 01 2014]
Valery Kubasov [Published Telegraph - Feb 27 2014]
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History for March 1 - On-This-Day.com 100th birth anniversaries of sports broadcaster Harry Caray (1914-98) and author Ralph Ellison (1914-94).   Today’s birth anniversaries also include Frédéric Chopin (1810-49), Glen Miller (1904-44), and Deke ...
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