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NASA Dryden Now Known as NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center

This painting by artist Robert McCall sums up Neil A. Armstrong’s achievements in aviation and spaceflight history. NASA Dryden Flight Research Center was renamed after Armstrong, who died in 2012, on Saturday, March 1. Image Credit: NASA (painting by Robert McCall)

New year, new name: NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center, located at Edwards Air [...]

Apollo 11 Flown Crew-Signed Commemorative Cover Could Bring $40,000+ at Heritage Auctions

 

Image Credit: Heritage Auctions

An Apollo 11 flown Commemorative Cover, signed by the crew and directly from the collection of Mission Command Module Pilot Michael Collins, which could sell for $40,000+, leads a stellar line-up of space-flown objects and important private collections in Heritage Auctions’  Nov. 1 Space Exploration Signature® Auction in Dallas.

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Retro Space Images: Armstrong Prepares to Step Outside

Photo Credit: NASA / Retro Space Images

Moonwalker — Apollo 11 commander Neil Armstrong is shown during an EVA training exercise at the NASA Manned Spacecraft Center in April 1969.

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Report Incorrect, NASA Has No Plans to Abandon LC-39A

A recent article has suggested that NASA plans to abandon the iconic Launch Complex 39A. This however is incorrect. NASA has no plans to leave this important stucture in the dust of history. Photo Credit: Julian Leek / Blue Sawtooth Studio

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla — A recent article which stated that NASA’s famous Launch Complex-39A [...]

Flag Flown To The Moon: Start The Bidding At Heritage Auctions

Apollo 14 lunar module flown American flag directly from the personal collection of Edgar Mitchell. Photo Credit: Heritage Auctions/www.ha.com

An American flag which was flown to the surface of the moon and returned aboard Apollo 14 is expected to be one of the most sought-after items at this weekend’s Space Exploration Signature Auction being [...]

Apollo 11 Engines Located, Plans In Works To Raise Them From The Sea Floor

The launch of Apollo 11. Photo Credit: NASA

The launch of Apollo 11. Photo Credit: NASA

The F-1 engines which launched Apollo 11 towards the Moon on the most powerful vehicle ever created have not been seen since the historic mission thundered off the Earth on July 16, 1969.  The five engines were jettisoned at nearly 40 miles high once the fuel [...]