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Apollo 11 Moon Landing Had Thousands Working Behind Scenes

Apollo 11 Moon Landing Had Thousands Working Behind Scenes

By Marcia Dunn | Jul 17
It took 400,000 people to put Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon a half-century ago, including engineers, scientists, mechanics, technicians, pilots, divers, seamstresses, secretaries and more who worked tirelessly behind the scenes.

GAO: EPA Skirted Procedures in Overhaul of Science Boards

GAO: EPA Skirted Procedures in Overhaul of Science Boards

By Ellen Knickmeyer | Jul 17
The Environmental Protection Agency skirted some of its usual procedures and ethics rules when it overhauled key agency advisory boards, slashing the numbers of academic scientists on the panels and appointing more industry figures.

Apollo 11 Astronaut Returns to Launch Pad 50 Years Later

Apollo 11 Astronaut Returns to Launch Pad 50 Years Later

By Marcia Dunn | Jul 17
Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins returned Tuesday to the exact spot where he flew to the moon 50 years ago with Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.

Egypt Opens 2 Ancient Pyramids for First Time Since 1960s

Egypt Opens 2 Ancient Pyramids for First Time Since 1960s

Jul 16
Egypt on Saturday opened two of its oldest pyramids, located about 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of the capital Cairo, to visitors for the first time since 1965.

India Assesses Technical Snag that Aborted Moon Mission

India Assesses Technical Snag that Aborted Moon Mission

Jul 15
India's space organization is examining the technical snag that led to the aborting of the launch Monday of a spacecraft intended to land on the far side of the moon, an official said.

Heating Up: Hotter Earth Drives Dollars to Sustainable Funds

Heating Up: Hotter Earth Drives Dollars to Sustainable Funds

By Stan Choe | Jul 15
This year is on pace to be one of the hottest on record, again, and the trend may only accelerate as President Donald Trump loosens policies meant to combat climate change. But some investors are attuned to the dangers.

Russia Launches Major New Telescope into Space After Delays

Russia Launches Major New Telescope into Space After Delays

By Matthew Bodner | Jul 15
A Russian Proton-M rocket successfully delivered a cutting-edge space telescope into orbit Saturday after days of launch delays, Russia's space agency said.

Armstrong's Famous "One Small Step" Quote -- Explained

Armstrong's Famous "One Small Step" Quote -- Explained

Jul 14
What did Neil Armstrong really say when he took his first step on the moon?

India Prepares to Land Rover on Moon in Global Space Race

India Prepares to Land Rover on Moon in Global Space Race

By Ashok Sharma | Jul 13
India is looking to take a giant leap in its space program and solidify its place among the world's spacefaring nations with its second unmanned mission to the moon, this one aimed at landing a rover near the unexplored south pole.

Apollo 11's 'Amiable Strangers' Armstrong, Aldrin, Collins

Apollo 11's 'Amiable Strangers' Armstrong, Aldrin, Collins

By Marcia Dunn | Jul 13
Mission commander Neil Armstrong was the flying ace, Buzz Aldrin the scholar. Michael Collins was a crack test pilot, too, but also a wordsmith who described the trio as "amiable strangers."

Toxic Lake in Russia's Siberia Becomes Selfie Sensation

Toxic Lake in Russia's Siberia Becomes Selfie Sensation

Jul 13
Residents of a city in Siberia don't need to fly off to tropical locales for picturesque selfies taken by pristine turquoise waters

Apollo 11 at 50: Celebrating First Steps on Another World

Apollo 11 at 50: Celebrating First Steps on Another World

By Marcia Dunn | Jul 13
Hundreds of millions tuned in to radios or watched the grainy black-and-white images on TV as Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969 , in one of humanity's most glorious technological achievements.

UN: Climate Change Undercutting Work to End Poverty, Hunger

UN: Climate Change Undercutting Work to End Poverty, Hunger

By Edith M. Lederer | Jul 12
Hunger is growing and the world is not on track to end extreme poverty by 2030 and meet other U.N. goals, mainly because progress is being undermined by the impact of climate change and increasing inequality, a U.N. report said Tuesday.

Japan Says Space Probe Landed on Asteroid to Get Soil Sample

Japan Says Space Probe Landed on Asteroid to Get Soil Sample

By Mari Yamaguchi | Jul 11
A Japanese spacecraft landed on a distant asteroid on Thursday and collected underground samples that scientists hope will provide clues to the origin of the solar system billions of years ago, Japan's space agency said.

Investment Report Finds Many Companies Wanting on Climate

Investment Report Finds Many Companies Wanting on Climate

By Frank Jordans | Jul 11
Many companies in high-emission industries aren't doing enough to respond to climate change, according to a report produced for some of the world's biggest institutional investors that was published Wednesday.

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