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Supermoon plus eclipse equals rare sky show Sunday night

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Get ready for a rare double feature, starring our very own moon. A total lunar eclipse will share the stage with a so-called supermoon Sunday night …


Alaska reclaims missing moon rocks since 1973

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A display of moon rocks that disappeared from an Alaska museum after an arson fire nearly four decades ago has been returned to the state following …


To the moon? Firm hopes to sell $1.5 billion trips

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attention wealthy nations and billionaires: A team of former NASA executives will fly you to the moon in an out-of-this-world commercial venture combining the wizardry of Apollo …


Below surface, moon reveals a “shattered” history

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The moon took quite a beating in its early days, more than previously believed, scientists reported Wednesday. This surprising new view of the moon comes from …


Below surface, moon is a battered, cracked heap

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The moon took quite a beating in its early days, more than previously believed, scientists reported Wednesday. This surprising new view of the moon comes from …


Nation says goodbye to moonwalker Neil Armstrong

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation bid farewell Thursday to Neil Armstrong, the first man to take a giant leap on to the moon. The powerful of Washington, the pioneers of …


Astronauts, family mourn humble hero Armstrong

CINCINNATI (AP) — Neil Armstrong was a humble hero who saw himself as a team player and never capitalized on his celebrity as the first man to walk on the …


Health fund in Ohio set up in Armstrong’s memory

CINCINNATI (AP) — Two fellow lunar pioneers helped launch a children’s health fund Friday in memory of Neil Armstrong, whom they praised as an inspirational team player, a humble hero. …


Editorial Roundup: Excerpts From Recent Editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: Aug. 28


NASA’s pioneering astronauts: Where are they now?

As space exploration has become more common and the number of astronauts has risen past 300, many names have faded into the background. But some will forever be associated with …


Armstrong’s small step a giant leap for humanity

WASHINGTON (AP) — When man first harnessed fire, no one recorded it. When the Wright Brothers showed man could fly, only a handful of people witnessed it. But when Neil …