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45 Years Since the Moon Landing

July 20, 2014

Forty-five years ago today Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the Moon.  Michael Collins drew the short straw and had to stay in orbit. Real heroes achieving a milestone in history on par with the discovery of the New World, and one which required less computing power to accomplish [...]

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The Passing of Neil Armstrong

August 26, 2012

Yesterday, Neil Armstrong died at the age of 82 from complications due to a heart procedure.  Hardly a person on Earth needs to ask who he was or what he did.  When you’re the first person to set foot on another world, there are few who could ever possibly match that feat — only eleven [...]

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One Small Step — 40 Years Later

July 20, 2009

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the Moon.  Here’s the film from forty years ago.  We went back to the moon five more times since then until 1972 when the expense of the trip (coupled with not finding all that much) justified scrapping the program and moving [...]

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