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Armstrong: Obama has surrendered the space race

Armstrong: Obama has surrendered the space race

In an open letter, astronauts Neil Armstrong, James Lovell and Eugene Cernan attack Obama's new moon-snubbing plans for NASA: America will no longer be the best at something!

Yanks see a bad moon a’risin’

Yanks see a bad moon a’risin’

The US is cutting off the public funding of moon missions and passing the baton on to the private sector. But ceding the moon to nations like China and India is going to be very hard for proud and patriotic Americans to swallow.

The “other” moon landing speech

The “other” moon landing speech

What if Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin never made it off the moon? How would the public have been told? Following on from the recent death of President Nixon's speech writer, William Safire, here is his most eloquent speeches that never was.

Stuff the Moon, stuff Mars, let’s go to the stars

Stuff the Moon, stuff Mars, let’s go to the stars

Mars? We'd barely notice we'd got to Mars. The Moon? A commuter jump. Guy Rundle sets his sights higher.

VIDEO: If today’s news outlets covered the moon landing

VIDEO: If today’s news outlets covered the moon landing

How would Fox, CNN et al. cover man's first walk on the moon if it happened today? SlateV make an educated guess: with Twitter, holograms and inane vox pops.

The space race — over before it began

The space race — over before it began

The American space program, the greatest, grandest, most Promethean — O.K. if I add “godlike”? — quest in the history of the world, died in infancy at 10:56 p.m. New York time on July 20, 1969, writes Tom Wolfe.

All the conspiracy theories are true!

All the conspiracy theories are true!

Political Analysts from the First Dog On The Moon Institute can prove it!

Five reasons we know the moon landing was real

Five reasons we know the moon landing was real

Still a moon landing skeptic? AskMen count down five top pieces of evidence that man really did set foot on the moon.

1969: not just the moon landing

1969: not just the moon landing

When man first walked on the moon, he did so against the backdrop of creativity, chaos, violence and hope that defined the '60s. The NYT revisits 1969.