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Neil Armstrong

American astronaut; first person to walk on the Moon

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Neil Alden Armstrong was an American astronaut and aeronautical engineer who was the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also a naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor.

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The spacesuit that Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong wore on the moon is back on display in mint condition. The suit was rehabbed before it was unveiled Tuesday by Vice..
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Former NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson first dreamed of going to space when she saw Neil Armstrong take the first step on the moon. Whitson spent a record 665 days..
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Crowds are gathering at Kennedy Space Center to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch, the mission to put the first people on the moon. Neil..
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Two legends tell the story of the momentous 1969 moon walk. Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong and “CBS Evening News” anchor Walter Cronkite -- the man who..
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President John F. Kennedy ignited the "space race" with the Soviet Union on May 25, 1961 with his goal of putting an American on the moon; The Apollo 11 mission..
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Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins appeared calm, joking and laughing as they ate dinner the night before their historic launch to the..
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Despite a police escort, Aldrin, Armstrong, and Collins’ transfer van was stymied by traffic and arrived late at launch station 39A
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This week's edition of "Sunday Morning," hosted by Jane Pauley, features Time magazine editor-at-large Jeffrey Kluger's report on the 50th anniversary of the..
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Jeffrey Kluger, editor-at-large at Time magazine, recounts the human landmark of landing men on the lunar surface. Kluger talks with Apollo 11 command module..
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In a 2005 interview, former astronaut Neil Armstrong discussed how it felt to walk on the moon, and why he shunned the fame that came from it
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Two legends tell the story of the momentous 1969 moon walk. Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong and "CBS Evening News" anchor Walter Cronkite -- the man who made..
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Astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the moon 50 years ago. CBS News’ Mark Strassmann got an inside look at the newly-renovated..
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Mission control might never have witnessed Neil Armstrong take his first steps on the moon if it weren't for the vision of men like Eugene Shoemaker
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In 2007 interview, Neil Armstrong and former CBS anchor Walter Cronkite recall some of the scariest moments of the history-making mission
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The world is getting a look at some souvenirs Neil Armstrong quietly brought home from Apollo 11 and kept secret for decades
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With renewed interest in the moon, some say it’s time to consider whether, and how, to preserve humanity’s lunar heritage.
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Nearly 50 years after Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon, part of the storied Apollo program, NASA officials announce they’re going back to the moon,..
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