Midweek Music Preview is a rundown of all the events happening on stages across Shanghai. Local newbies Skip Skip Ben Ben and DJ Neil Armstrong are hitting the stages this weekend. [ more › ]
Here's a short video that'll wrinkle your brain a bit. Like debunking 50 common misconceptions, this video shows 13 facts you might not know are true. Like how Neil Armstrong had to clear customs after going to the Moon. Or that Russia is bigger than Pluto. Learning is fun. Read more...
In today's Wall Street Journal (go here), I interview Buzz Aldrin—the second astronaut to walk on the moon after Neil Armstrong set up cameras on the lunar surface. In my conversation with Buzz, we talked about what it was like...
Now back on Earth, Chris Hadfield has been called the most famous astronaut since Neil Armstrong. (Credit: Video screenshot by Tim Hornyak/CNET) The one-man media machine has landed. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield returned to Earth...Show More Summary
There have been many critical moments in the history of space exploration -- Sputnik in 1957, Yuri Gagarin in 1961, Neil Armstrong in 1969 -- but if you look back over the history of manned happenings outside of the atmosphere, almost all of these moments were driven by government funds. Show More Summary
Neil Armstrong was cool, calm, and collected when he stepped onto the moon. (Credit: RR Auction) We've all seen the video of man's first step on the moon. NASA's medical team back down on Earth saw that first step in a slightly different light, in the form of Armstrong's electrocardiogram reading from the moment he set his foot down. Show More Summary
It’s not the first thing that comes to mind when you think about astronaut memorabilia, but if you’d like Neil Armstrong’s actual EKG, recorded during his historic moon landing, it’s up for auction and expected to fetch upwards of $10,000. Show More Summary
A unique piece of space memorabilia is hitting the auction block later this month—the first heartbeat on the moon. The electrocardiogram taken the moment Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon is among 85 Apollo 11-related items being auctioned, including the joystick used to control the module's landing, PC...
There's a strange piece of astronaut history an auction house in New Hampshire is prepping to sell. Later this month, RR Auctions will sell over 85 lots of space and aviation memorabilia, including an EKG reading of Neil Armstrong?s heartbeat when he stepped on the moon.
A single page of the LM Activation checklist referenced by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin during Man's first moon landing on July 20, 1969 realized $55,268 to lead Heritage Auctions' $1.57+ million Space Exploration Signature® Auction in Dallas. Show More Summary
The history of spaceflight is filled with great images, such as Neil Armstrong setting foot on the Moon or Viking 1’s first images from Mars, but some of the most dramatic events haven’t any images to accompany them. As NASA's two Voyager spacecraft leave the Solar System, there won’t be any historic pictures sent back. Show More Summary
The Steven R. Belasco Collection of Space Memorabilia, featuring more than 300 lots of some of the rarest and most desirable Space Exploration memorabilia to ever surface at public auction, will be the centerpiece of Heritage Auctions? 550-lot strong April 18 Space Exploration Signature® Auction. Show More Summary
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos finds a bit of space history. When the giant Saturn V rockets that propelled Neil Armstrong and his colleagues to the Moon had done their brief but fiery job, they were simply left to tumble through the atmosphere. Show More Summary
On July 16, 1969, the world watched as the historic Apollo 11 mission took flight from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida that would end with Neil Armstrong [...]
At the risk of sounding like Kevin Costner in Bull Durham, let me be clear: I believe Oswald acted alone. I believe Neil Armstrong landed on the moon, not a soundstage. I believe Roswell is nothing more than a hamlet in New Mexico. But I readily admit there have been more than a few things fishy in the state of Stern. Show More Summary
Astronauts Michael Collins, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin traveled to Paris where they were presented with a trio of solid gold Lunar Excursion Module replicas created by iconic Parisian jeweler Cartier. While two of the three replicas remain in private collections, the… Cartier Apollo 11 Gold Replica is a post by Brian Farmer on Highsnobiety.
In things I didn't see coming, Billie Joe Armstrong is set to write the songs for These Paper Bullets, Yale Repetory Theater's rock and roll update of Much Ado About Nothing, which seems to be the hot Shakespearean property right now. In...Show More Summary
All the latest on newscientist.com, including: material magic, the Neil Armstrong of Mars, fiery ice under the sea, Craig Venter's coming synthesis, and more
Monday afternoon the House briefly debated and then approved HR 667, legislation that woud rename NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center the Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center, while the Western Aeronautical Test Range in California would be renamed the Hugh L. Dryden Aeronautical Test Range. It’s the second attempt by the House to rename the [...]
This weekend is NBA Commissioner David Stern's last NBA All-Star Game where he will sit in the driver's seat in the same manner that astronaut Neil Armstrong sat in the commander's seat of Apollo 11.