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1969: Pink Floyd play live at the BBC as Neil Armstrong sets foot on the moon


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Posted: 2nd, April 2013 | In: Flashback, Music | Comment

NBC says Neil Young got higher than Neil Armstrong

WHEN Neil Armstrong died, the Daily Telegraph lamented “her” life in photos. When the first man to tread on the moon died, NBC paid tribute to Neil Young:

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Posted: 26th, August 2012 | In: Celebrities | Comment

Nasa admits faking Neil Armstrong moon photo

THEY faked the moon landing. Nasa fudged the truth. Photos of  Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, are rare. He had the camera, you see.  So, what we have are lots of shots of Buzz Aldrin (Moon Man No.2). And that famous portrait of  Aldrin (see left) was doctored.

Nasa explain:

The simple answer is that when Neil took the original photograph, AS11-40-5903, the top of Buzz’s OPS [antenna] was at the top edge of the field-of-view and, therefore, that the original image necessarily does not include the antenna. When the image was prepared for release for publication soon after the mission, it was cropped at the bottom and sides, and a black area was added at the top to give the released version visual balance.

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Posted: 26th, August 2012 | In: Technology | Comments (2)

Daily Telegraph says Neil Armstrong was ‘first woman in space’

NEIL Armstrong was the fist man on the moon, but was not the first man to report on a famous person’s death and scream ‘FIRST’ on the internet. In the great race to say ‘I beat the rest’, the Daily Telegraph tweets:

@telegraphobits : Obit: Neil ArmstrongFirst American woman in space

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Posted: 25th, August 2012 | In: Reviews | Comment

‘Nerdy engineer’ Neil Armstrong: a life in 60 photos

NEIL Armstrong has died. The Korea war fighter pilot and self-titled “nerdy engineer” was for a time the most famous man in the world. You know what he did. On 20 July 1969, Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 crew took “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”. Neil Armstrong and the Nasa team made humanity look up…


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FILE - In this July 24, 1969 file photo, President Richard Nixon, back to camera, greets the Apollo 11 astronauts in the quarantine van on board the U.S.S. Hornet after splashdown and recovery. The Apollo 11 crew from left: Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin. (AP Photo, file)

Posted: 25th, August 2012 | In: Celebrities | Comment