Tag: moon landing

The memories have faded. Half a century after playing a key role in the development of the Saturn V rocket engine — which sent Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins to the moon 50…

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Collins had the spotlight…

When it comes to scientific marvels, few match the U.S. effort to put men on the moon.  The mission involved significant government investment in public education, scientific research and private-public partnerships. Given today’s divisive politics,…

BEIJING (AP) — China’s burgeoning space program achieved a first today: a landing on the so-called dark side of the moon. Three nations — the United States, the former Soviet Union and more recently China…