All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Apollo’

Gwen Stefani Gives Birth To Third Son

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale welcomed the birth of their third son, Apollo, on Friday, Feb. 28. The couple have been married for 11 years and have two other sons, Kingston, 7, and Zuma, 5. Stefani is anything but the traditional type and even threw herself a baby shower last month after announcing that she was expecting another son. Several …

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“Rocky” Spinoff Movie is Coming

“You’re gonna eat lightnin’ and you’re gonna crap thunder!” – Mickey Mickey was the kind of trainer who could take a punk like Rocky Balboa and help him get a once-in-a-lifetime shot against the champ, Apollo Creed. Creed was cocksure, experienced, and a businessman. Rocky beat up on sides of beef at work, collected for loan sharks, and dated Michael …

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Confirmed: Apollo 11 Engines Recovered by Jeff Bezos

Back in March of this year, NASA announced that a discovery had been made that would thrill space-junkies far and wide. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who had also founded the aerospace company Blue Origin, had recovered the Apollo Saturn V first stage engines from the floor of the Atlantic Ocean. “Nearly one year ago, Jeff Bezos shared with us his …

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NASA to Remember Fallen Astronauts on February 1

NASA announced today that its yearly “Day of Remembrance” for fallen astronauts will be held on February 1. The date marks the 10th anniversary of the day the space shuttle Columbia disintegrated during re-entry into the Earth’s atmosphere. Flags at NASA facilities will be flown at half-staff on that day. The tribute will be used to honor the astronauts who …

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NASA Brushes Off Its Apollo Dust Data

It’s been 40 years since the last Apollo mission, and this week NASA announced that findings from those missions continue to provide researchers with new insights into the the moon. Scientists at the National Space Science Data Center (NSSDC), NASA’s archive for space science mission data, are currently restoring data from Apollo 14 and Apollo 15 dust detectors. “This is …

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Neil Armstrong Funeral Pays Tribute to the First Man on the Moon

The funeral for the first human to set foot on the moon was held this week, and a memorial service was held today to honor his life and achievements. Neil Armstrong died at age 82 last week, reminding the U.S. and the world of the remarkable achievement that was the Apollo 11 moon landing. Armstrong was the commander of the …

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Lunar Orbit Trip For You To Cost $100 Million

SInce the dawn of human space flight, I would highly doubt that there is a single human that hasn’t at least once in their life looked at the moon and thought, “I’d love to go there.” With new advances in technology and the recent bonanza of private companies either launching stuff into space or planning permanent trips to Mars, it …

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New Windows Handsets To Accompany Apollo

Later this year, when Microsoft announces the availability of the Windows Apollo operating system, HTC is planning to be there with new Windows Phone devices as well. “You will see a new range of Windows Phones from us when Microsoft releases their new Apollo operating system,” tells HTC’s chief product officer, Kouji Kodera. Since the beginning, HTC has been a …

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Obama Cuts Funding for Mars Mission

When President Obama laid out his budget on Monday, NASA’s Mars mission plans took a hit. Planetary science budgets were cut by roughly 21%, while more money was allocated to human exploration, space technology and new spacecraft development. The focus has shifted towards new ways of getting men and women into space, while putting the studies on the expansion of …

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