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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.

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