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This material may help make Mars habitable: Study

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Silica aerogels are 97 per cent porous, meaning light moves through the material but the interconnecting nanolayers of silicon dioxide infrared radiation and greatly slow the conduction of heat. By PTI |Washington | Published: July 20, 2019 2:21:55 pm ...

'Giant Leap': Times readers recall where they were during first moon landing

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VALDOSTA — At 3:17 p.m. EST, July 20, 1969, things were looking pretty scary for Neil Armstrong and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin. They were running out of fuel. The flight computer was constantly signaling "1202," an alarm few people recognized. The ship's ...

Student robotics competition at UW celebrates Apollo 11 anniversary

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Twenty-eight teams of 5-12th graders from across Washington state converged on the University of Washington Friday to show off their piloting, robotics, coding, and rock identification skills during the Apollo Next Giant Leap Student Challenge. Each team ...

Readers share moon landing memories

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Editor's note: Bismarck Tribune readers share their memories of the July 20, 1969, moon landing. For me, the summer of 1969 was full of expectations for the future. I had just graduated from Bismarck High School and was looking forward to my freshman year ...

50 years after landing on the moon, what have we learned?

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Humanity has discovered black holes at the center of the galaxy and planets orbiting other suns, but that knowledge only scratches the surface of what scientists have learned since the 1960s. Written By: Wren Murphy | Jul 20th 2019 - 12am. AddThis Sharing ...

New Mexico moonwalker reflects on Apollo 11

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Copyright © 2019 Albuquerque Journal. New Mexico native Harrison “Jack” Schmitt, one of the last living men to walk on the moon, watched the launch of Apollo 11 at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida with Charles Lindbergh, another pioneer of ...

11 things to know about the historic Apollo 11 mission

4 hours 42 min ago
CNN Films' "Apollo 11" explores humanity's first moon landing through newly discovered and restored archival footage. Watch Saturday, July 20, at 9 p.m. ET. (CNN) Saturday is the anniversary of what many consider to be the greatest achievement of the 20th ...

Lunar samples on display at Missouri State Museum

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To mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, the Missouri State Museum is displaying the lunar samples from the 1969 mission that were gifted to the state. The lunar samples will be on display until Aug. 1 in the museum's History Hall, located on the ...

'World in my window': Apollo went to Moon so we could see Earth

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On their journey to the Moon, the Apollo 11 crew had to rotate their spaceship so that one side didn't "barbecue" in the Sun while the other froze -- meaning they couldn't see their destination until they were almost upon it. But as breathtaking as this new world ...

White House recognizes 'Fisher Space Pen' for making ink pen used in space; company commemorates moon landing

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LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A Boulder City business has a product that's out of this world. Fisher Space Pen is best known for making the pens astronauts use in space. This week the White House recognized the company in its 3rd Annual Made in America ...

Astronaut lands at Chautauqua

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CHAUTAUQUA — Scott Kelly said the experience of an “orbital perspective” changed his life after spending 500 days in space. Kelly, a retired astronaut, has been to space four different times, once on a six-month mission and another for a year from 2015 to ...

Watch live: Soyuz to carry crew to ISS on 50th anniversary of Apollo 11

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July 20 (UPI) -- NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan isn't going to the moon, but he will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission with a trip to the International Space Station. Morgan will be joined inside the Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft by Luca ...

Madcap writers and moonwalkers

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Long before the Apollo 11 space flight carried three Americans—Neil Armstrong, Edwin Aldrin and Michael Collins—to the moon in 1969, several others had already landed on our only permanent natural satellite. But instead of technological advances, it was ...

WOW! NASA Releases Stunning Panoramas of Apollo Landing Sites for 50th Anniversary

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HOUSTON, TEXAS • JOHNSON SPACE CENTER – NASA imagery experts at NASA's Johnson Space Center have “stitched together” images from the Apollo landing sites on the Moon for a 50thanniversary reminder of what the 12 humans who walked on its ...

50 Years Later: Moon Landing Made Memories

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WHEELING — Many Wheeling residents have memories of the Apollo 11 landing and man's first steps on the moon, even if they did happen “many moons ago.” The walk by astronauts Neil Armstong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin took place July 20, 1969 — 50 ...

Space Research Can Save the Planet—Again

5 hours 46 min ago
The first glimpse humanity got of the world from above was transformative. In 1968, the U.S. astronaut William Anders returned from circling the moon in Apollo 8 with a photograph. It was a simple snapshot of the Earth, the whole Earth, rising above the ...

Moon landing celebrated with anniversary event

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HUNTINGTON — Fifty years ago Saturday, virtually every television screen in America watched a man from Wapakoneta, Ohio, take one small step. The gravity of the Apollo 11 landing on July 20, 1969, was lost on no one alive to see it. Humans — Americans ...

Huntsville parties like it's 1969 to celebrate lunar landing anniversary

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Friday, Huntsville hosted a big party on the courthouse square and eventually, through the rest of downtown, to celebrate the upcoming anniversary of the lunar landing. Wernher von Braun once asked Huntsville not to hang up their ...

An antioxidant in red wine might power astronauts on Mars, study says

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The human body was built to function best with gravity as a grounding force, but astronauts on a mission to Mars could spend between six to nine months on a... Posted: Jul 19, 2019 10:47 PM. Posted By: CNN. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook ...

One Giant Leap for Mankind

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Fifty years ago on July 20, 1969, an estimated 20% of the world's population gathered around television screens to watch Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin step foot onto the surface of the moon. Just over eight years earlier, President John F. Kennedy stood ...

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