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Saturday | The Campbell Reporter

Alameda: Buzz Aldrin marks 45th anniversary of first moon landing

Forty-five years may have passed since Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin made that "one giant leap for mankind" and became the first men to walk on the moon.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Westport Daily Voice

Ron Howard Sells Greenwich Estate For Full Asking Price Of $27.5M

Oscar-wining director Ron Howard has sold his 32-acre lakefront estate along the border of Greenwich and Armonk, N.Y., for the full asking price of $27.5 million, according to a Facebook post from Fieldstone Group of Sotheby's International Realty.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

SPACE.com

Apollo 11's Vintage Tech: The Most Amazing Moon Landing Innovations

While the Apollo 11 landing was on the cutting-edge of technology in 1969, today it's a demonstration of how much could be accomplished with so little.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, History Movies, Adventure, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Examiner.com

New documentary on The Beatles touring to be directed by Ron Howard

Award-winning director Ron Howard is set to direct the first official Beatles documentary since "Let It Be" was released in 1970.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles, Children TV, Animated TV, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, The Andy Griffith Show, Drama, John Lennon, Celebrities, History Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, Paul McCartney

The Globe and Mail

Bernard Etkin helped avert Apollo 13 tragedy

It was not supposed to happen. When Apollo 13, the third manned mission intended to land on the moon, took off from the Kennedy Space Center on April 11, 1970, no one imagined that after minutely detailed planning, testing and preparation it would have to be aborted just two days later because of an exploding oxygen tank.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Space.com

What If Apollo 11 Failed? President Nixon Had Speech Ready

The entire world was captivated by NASA's Apollo 11 moon landing 45 years ago this week, but at the time, the mission's success was far from certain.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Apollo 11, History Movies, Adventure, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, George Washington University, Science / Technology, NASA

The Orlando Sentinel

'Sixties': 'Space Race' to air Thursday

"The Sixties: The Space Race," which was preempted last week for coverage of the Malaysia Airlines crash in Ukraine, will premiere this week.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Universe Today

Historic Human Spaceflight Facility at Kennedy Renamed in Honor of...

At the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on July 21, 2014, NASA officials and Apollo astronauts have a group portrait taken in front of the refurbished Operations and Checkout Building, newly named for Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first person to set foot on the moon.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Apollo 11, History Movies, Adventure, Science / Technology, NASA, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Science Fiction TV, V, Entertainment, Drama, Television

CBS News

What am I seeing?

Previous image: Jerrie Cobb poses next to a Mercury spaceship capsule. Although she never flew in space, Cobb, along with 24 other women, underwent physical tests similar to those taken by the Mercury astronauts with the belief that she might become an astronaut trainee.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, NASA, Drama Movies, History Movies, Adventure

Universe Today

What Does The Apollo 11 Landing Site Look Like Today?

The Apollo 11 landing site at the Sea of Tranquility imaged by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter's camera in 2012.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Science / Technology, NASA, Arizona State University, History Movies, Adventure, Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin

Morristown Green

News flash from Morristown: Bacon is good for you

An eighth CD, 36 Cents, is scheduled for imminent release, and it's going to be good, if the title song-Michael's tongue-in-cheek reflection on the unsung lives of songwriters- and 493 Miles, Kevin's musing about the sudden shock of empty nesting, are representative.

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Related Topix: Frost/Nixon, Footloose, Music!, Thriller, History Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Adventure, A Few Good Men, Celebrities, Kevin Bacon, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television

Switched

15 Of The Longest Celebrity Marriages

APRIL 04: Actors Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon attend the HBO with The Cinema Society host the New York premiere of HBO's 'Girls' at the School of Visual Arts Theater on April 4, 2012 in New York City.

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Related Topix: Lemon Sky, Drama Movies, Footloose, Music!, History Movies, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Mystic River, Adventure, Celebrities, Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick

WPTV Local News

Retired astronaut recalls Apollo 11 landing

Forty-five years ago a giant leap was made in the field of space exploration. On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 landed on the moon and Neil Armstrong became the first person to step foot on its surface.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Mail

Location, location, location: Since Buzz Aldrin was 'out of town'...

Chilling echo of Nazi death trains as MH17 victims begin grimmest journey: Bodies loaded onto freight cars amidst a 'stench of death' The slaughtered innocents: Smiling happily in family snapshots, the child victims of MH17, before they were blasted from the sky British TV news station apologizes after reporter rifled through suitcase of MH17 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, History Movies, Adventure

People

Celebrate the 45th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

Now's the time to get moonstruck. Forty-five years ago Sunday , Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on another world.

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Switched

Watch A Supercut Of The Many Times 'Houston, We Have A Problem' Has Popped Up In Movies

July 20 marks the 45th anniversary of the moon landing , you know, if you believe it really happened .

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Related Topix: Watches, Drama Movies, History Movies, Adventure, Neil Armstrong, Celebrities, Tom Hanks, California, Los Angeles, CA

CBS News

Astronaut wives: The other space pioneers

Marilyn Lovell and her children follow the liftoff of the Apollo 8 mission, carrying astronaut James Lovell, on December 21, 1968.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Daily Record

Buzz Aldrin: Where were you when I walked on the moon?

On July 20, 1969, Buzz Aldrin was "out of town" when the world united and rejoiced in a way never seen before or since.

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Space.com

Apollo 11 Moon Landing Carried Big Risks for Astronauts, NASA

The moon is a tough place to explore. It is several days away from Earth. Solar radiation sears the moon's surface.

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Brunswick News

Where were you when history was made?

Astronaut Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr. walks on the surface of the moon with seismogaphic equipment that he just set up on July 20, 1969.

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Related Topix: Drama Movies, Apollo 11, Buzz Aldrin, History Movies, Adventure, Neil Armstrong, Wapakoneta, OH, Science / Technology, Space

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