Neil Armstrong

March 4, 2019

Soon, hundreds of tourists will go to space. What should we call them?

Astronauts or astro-nots? Perhaps within a matter of a months, a handful of customers will board a spacecraft and fly above Earth’s atmosphere to float for […]
October 13, 2018

The film First Man brings realities of life as an astronaut to the big screen

Dangers of the job and leaving friends and family are real challenges for astronauts History is replete with “firsts” and the myth-like qualities ascribed to the […]
October 10, 2018

Astronauts Reflect on Apollo 11 Legacy in ‘First Man’ IMAX Featurette

Moon, it’s time for your close-up. “First Man,” the new Hollywood film about Apollo 11 moonwalker Neil Armstrong, hits theaters across the nation Friday (Oct. 12). […]
September 1, 2018

Film Review: Ryan Gosling in ‘First Man’

Damien Chazelle’s film about Neil Armstrong’s journey through the space program is a drama so revelatory in its realism that it shoots the moon. Ever since […]
August 21, 2018

The Lesser-Known Side of Buzz Aldrin

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin has seen and done a lot in his 88 years on Earth — and in outer space. Most notably, he was the second […]
July 23, 2018

NASA launches year-long celebration of moon landing but Buzz Aldrin missing amid controversy

Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin was noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, even […]
June 30, 2018

Equality Outta This World – How Women Are Paving the Way for the Final Frontier

One Small Step for (a) Man … “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” These are the famous words from Apollo 11 […]
October 20, 2017

Scientists Just Found the Perfect Spot to Build an Underground Colony on the Moon

For years, scientists have wondered if dark, crater-like features on the lunar surface might be entrances to giant caverns carved long ago by flowing lava. Researchers […]
July 20, 2017

Apollo 11 Anniversary: Neil Armstrong Spacesuit’s ‘Reboot’ Effort Kicks Into Gear

The National Air and Space Museum is restoring the suit as part of “Destination Moon,” an exhibit that is scheduled to open in time for the […]