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Fact check: Was Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 mission the only time man landed on Moon?
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Fact check: Was Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 mission the only time man landed on Moon?

Contrary to popular knowledge, there have been six manned missions to the moon.

50 years on, conspiracy and doubt still follows the moon landing of the Apollo 11
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50 years on, conspiracy and doubt still follows the moon landing of the Apollo 11

There are many Internet sites that are trying to prove the landing never happened or questioning the mission.

Romancing the moon and dreaming of space on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11
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Romancing the moon and dreaming of space on the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11

The moon has revealed itself to be a complicated character and we consider it as we would a fellow traveller

Apollo 11 Moon landing: Brief look at the three 'amiable strangers' who made history
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Apollo 11 Moon landing: Brief look at the three 'amiable strangers' who made history

The three had never served together on the same spaceflight before, hardly had any time for bonding.

NASA Apollo 9 launch in March 1969 paved the way for humans landing on the Moon 50 years ago
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NASA Apollo 9 launch in March 1969 paved the way for humans landing on the Moon 50 years ago

Apollo 9 was a crucial test mission on the road to mankind's first & only landing on the moon.

Only 12 Americans have ever set foot on the moon, here’s what they thought of it
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Only 12 Americans have ever set foot on the moon, here’s what they thought of it

Gene Cernan said that right after landing on the Moon you experience the most quiet moment a human being can experience in his lifetime.

Following the journey of the Apollo 11 mission in 17 iconic visuals
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Following the journey of the Apollo 11 mission in 17 iconic visuals

Apollo 11 completes its 50th Anniversary this year and these images capture the essence of the mission.

Can your mobile phone today power the Apollo 11 mission main computer from 1969?
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Can your mobile phone today power the Apollo 11 mission main computer from 1969?

A basic calculator today is more powerful than the computer that landed a human on the moon.

Buzz Aldrin, second man on Moon, recollects his experience at Apollo 11 anniversary
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Buzz Aldrin, second man on Moon, recollects his experience at Apollo 11 anniversary

He felt sure-footed in the one-sixth gravity on the Moon while gazing at the “magnificent desolation” around him.

50 years later, surviving two astronauts of Apollo 11 mission to meet at launchpad
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50 years later, surviving two astronauts of Apollo 11 mission to meet at launchpad

The commander and the first man on the Moon, Neil Armstrong, passed away in 2012.

Footprints on the Moon, Cemeteries on Mars: Words in space archaeology with Alice Gorman
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Footprints on the Moon, Cemeteries on Mars: Words in space archaeology with Alice Gorman

Alice Gorman, works on space junk in Earth orbit, deep space probes, and planetary landing sites.

Three Apollo astronauts celebrate 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 at Paris Air Show
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Three Apollo astronauts celebrate 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 at Paris Air Show

Apollo 11 delivered Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to the moon and touched down on the Moon on 20 July 1969.

NASA agent-turned-Moon rock hunter to track down lost Moon rock souvenirs
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NASA agent-turned-Moon rock hunter to track down lost Moon rock souvenirs

The rocks were gifted to all existing nations at that time and have since been lost to time, destroyed or stolen.

NASA wants to chronicle your memories from Apollo 11 moon landing 50 years ago
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NASA wants to chronicle your memories from Apollo 11 moon landing 50 years ago

The Apollo 11 mission was a historical event and NASA is creating an audio series to commemorate the launch.

Smithsonian commemorates Apollo 11 landing with high res 3D model
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Smithsonian commemorates Apollo 11 landing with high res 3D model

Smithsonian released high resolution 3D models of the Columbia command module on the forty seventh anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landings.