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Neil Armstrong, 1st man on the moon, dies at 82

August 25, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

CINCINNATI Neil Armstrong was a soft-spoken engineer who became a global hero when as a steely-nerved pilot he made “one giant leap for mankind” with a small step onto the moon. The modest man, who had people on Earth entranced and awed from almost a quarter-million miles away, but credited others for the feat, died Saturday. He was 82. Continue Reading

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Amazon CEO Wants to Raise Sunken Apollo 11 Engines

March 28, 2012 in WDAZ

LOS ANGELES (AP) For more than four decades, the powerful engines that helped boost the Apollo 11 mission to the moon have rested in the Atlantic. Now Internet billionaire and space enthusiast Jeff Bezos wants to raise at least one of them to the surface.
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