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Search for States' Missing Apollo 11 Moon Rocks Continues

Eleven states' Apollo 11 moon rocks are missing. Despite a search that has lasted more than a decade, the current whereabouts of the Apollo 11 moon rocks gifted to Alabama, Louisiana, Nevada, New York, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin are still unknown. Full story

Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin Turns Down Free Space Trip

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Buzz Aldrin may be a strong supporter of private spaceflight, but the famed Apollo 11 moonwalker apparently has no desire to make a trip himself — at least not to suborbital space. Full story

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Sapphire: Space-Inspired Jewelry Sparkles in Exhibit

NEW YORK — From twinkling stars and graceful comets to glowing rockets, space has been a popular subject for jewelers throughout history. Now an exhibition draws together choice examples of space-themed jewelry from before the space race to today. Full story

Apollo Astronauts Honor Neil Armstrong, 'The Epitome of a Space Man'

Some legends of spaceflight gathered today (June 20) to pay tribute to one of the best among them: Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon. Full story

Buzz Aldrin Refutes Space Sale, Is Keeping Moon Memorabilia

A New York auction house is set to sell more than 300 space artifacts on Monday (March 25), including original documents that were flown to the moon and used to carry out the first manned lunar landing. Full story

March 20: Nightly News Wednesday broadcast

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  Brinkley:  Moon landing ‘will certainly be remembered as long as mankind remembers anything’    

The night before the Apollo 11 launch, July 15, 1969   NBC’s David Brinkley talked about how historic the moon landing would be and how long it would be remembered. 

  Nov. 16: Nightly News Wednesday broadcast

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  Apollo 11 crew receives Congressional Gold Medal

Congress presented the Congressional Gold Medal Wednesday to the crew of Apollo 11. House and Senate leaders honored astronauts John Glenn, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

  From the archives:  First moon landing and walk

Thirty years after, the historic Apollo 11 spaceflight, which landed the first men on the moon in July of 1969, NBC’s Time and Again looked back at the heroes and inspiration of that mission. NBC’s David Brinkley reports.

  Apollo 11 touches down

Relive the moments leading up to humanity's first landing on another world.

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Apollo 11  F-1 rocket engines recovered after nearly 44 years.
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Bolden and Aldrin
Bolden and Aldrin

NASA Administrator Charles Bolden looks on as Apollo 11 moonwalker Buzz Aldrin gives a salute during a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia on Friday. The ceremony paid tribute to astronauts who died in the Apollo 1 fire of 1967 as well as the 1986 Challenger explosion a

Blast from the Past
Blast from the Past

In this image taken from video, NASA engineers test fire a key part of a rocket engine left over from the 1960s-era Apollo moon missions on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, in Huntsville, Ala. Engineers hope to gain valuable knowledge from the engine, which was originally supposed to power the Apollo 11 moo

Neil Armstrong Burial at Sea
Neil Armstrong Burial at Sea

Members of the U.S. Navy ceremonial guard hold a U.S. flag over the cremted remmains of Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong during a burial-at-sea service aboard the USS Philippine Sea in the Atlantic Ocean on Sept. 14, 2012.