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Moon Landing Anniversary: Pictures From Historic Apollo 11 Misson (PHOTOS)

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on July 23, 2012

Moon Landing

It was 43 years ago on Friday that Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, two members of the Apollo 11 crew, became the first humans to set foot on the moon.

As more than 500 million people watched on television, Commander Armstrong stepped out of the lunar module Eagle andsaid the now iconic words:

“That’s one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.”

The Saturn V rocket carrying the Apollo 11 crew had blasted off from Florida about 109 hours earlier.

The two astronauts spent just over 21 hours on the moon before returning to the orbiting Columbia module to begin their journey back to Earth. They brought with them almost 50 pounds of geological samples, according to the Lunar and Planetary Institute. Read the rest of this entry »

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Space Shuttle Program Q&A: Why Space Shuttle Fleet Is Retiring, What’s Next

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on May 14, 2011


Most of the money gone for war.
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Astronauts Tweet AMAZING Photos From International Space Station (PICTURES)

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on November 21, 2010


Really gorgeous photos.
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Astronaut Strength In Space Equal To 80-Year-Olds

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on August 21, 2010


I would like to go to cosmos to have practical knowledge on ‘Space time’ and ‘Gravity’. If I could come back only after 48 years, I could be just 2 years older whereas in the earth everybody could be 48 years older. My friends could be very old and juniors could be older than me. It could be very interesting.
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