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NASA Adds Events to Celebration of 50th Anniversary of Historic Moon Landing

NASA Adds Events to Celebration of 50th Anniversary of Historic Moon Landing

► Friday, July 19 and Saturday, July 20 Apollo 50 on the National Mall NASA and the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum are hosting the Apollo 50 Festival, a free three-day event on the National Mall in Washington, July 18-20. The event will include exhibits, speakers, demonstrations and a host of fun activities for […]

NASA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Historic Moon Landing with Live TV Broadcast, Events

NASA Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Historic Moon Landing with Live TV Broadcast, Events

NASA will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon mission and look to the future of exploration on the Moon and Mars with a live, two-hour television broadcast Friday, July 19, and partner-led events taking place across the country from July 16 through July 20. On July 16, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael […]

Family Releases Statement Regarding the Passing of Apollo, Skylab Astronaut Alan Bean

Family Releases Statement Regarding the Passing of Apollo, Skylab Astronaut Alan Bean

HOUSTON, Texas — Apollo and Skylab astronaut Alan Bean, the fourth human to walk on the moon and an accomplished artist, has died. Bean, 86, died on Saturday, May 26, at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas. His death followed his suddenly falling ill while on travel in Fort Wayne, Indiana two weeks before. “Alan was […]