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UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 16, 2014.
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Teledyne unit wins $60 million contract to build NASA launch adapter

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc., an Alabama unit of the aerospace major Teledyne with operations in North America and Europe, will design and build the Launch Vehicle Stage Adapter for NASA's space launch system in a five-year $60 million dollar deal.
NASA to crash large helicopter to obtain safety data

NASA to crash large helicopter to obtain safety data

HAMPTON, Va., Aug. 26 (UPI) -- NASA says it will crash a helicopter in Virginia -- on purpose -- to test improved seat belts and seats and to collect crashworthiness data.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 5, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 21, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, July 20, 2013.
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Engine recovered from Atlantic confirmed as Apollo 11 unit

Engine recovered from Atlantic confirmed as Apollo 11 unit

HUTCHINSON, Kan., July 19 (UPI) -- A team that retrieved engine parts from NASA's Apollo moon missions from the ocean floor says it has confirmed one is from the Apollo 11 moon landing mission.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 16, 2013.
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Moon dust samples missing for 40 years found in Calif. warehouse

Moon dust samples missing for 40 years found in Calif. warehouse

BERKELEY, Calif., May 29 (UPI) -- Samples of moon dust gathered by the first men to walk on the moon and missing for more than 40 years have been found in a California warehouse, officials said.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, March 16, 2013.
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Notable deaths in Science-Technology

Notable deaths in Science-Technology

The first man on the moon, the first American woman in space and Neil Armstrong, a national hero after becoming the first man to set foot on the moon, died at age 82. His family called him a loving family man and "a reluctant American hero who always believed he was just doing his job."
PAT NASON, United Press International
Elections, Olympics and economic concerns top stories of 2012

Elections, Olympics and economic concerns top stories of 2012

U.S. politics, the London Olympics, economic developments in the United States and Europe and the unrest in the Arab world topped the news in 2012.
MARCELLA S. KREITER, United Press International
Neil Armstrong buried at sea

Neil Armstrong buried at sea

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11 commander and the first man on the moon, was laid to rest in the Atlantic Ocean Friday in a burial at sea, NASA said.

Armstrong remembered at memorial ceremony

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The last man to walk on the moon spoke about the first to do so at a ceremony Thursday in Washington to honor the late astronaut Neil Armstrong.
Neil Armstrong to be buried at sea

Neil Armstrong to be buried at sea

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- The remains of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, will be buried as sea in accordance with his wishes, an Armstrong family spokesman said.
Romney says America deserves prosperity

Romney says America deserves prosperity

CINCINNATI, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, campaigning in Florida Saturday after a stop in Ohio, said America deserves "a brighter, prosperous future."
Ceremonies honor Neil Armstrong

Ceremonies honor Neil Armstrong

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- NASA says planning is under way for a national memorial service for astronaut Neil Armstrong to be held in Washington sometime in the next two weeks.

Purdue team builds drum for Flugtag

CHICAGO, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Purdue University said its marching band will participate in the Red Bull Flugtag in Chicago by flying the world's largest drum into Lake Michigan.

Romney's acceptance speech at RNC

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 31 (UPI) -- The following is Mitt Romney's acceptance speech delivered Thursday at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.:

Obama, Romney praise Armstrong

WASHINGTON, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- President Obama and Republican rival Mitt Romney praised former astronaut Neil Armstrong, who died Saturday at age 82.
Neil Armstrong dead at 82

Neil Armstrong dead at 82

CINCINNATI, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Former astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, has died at age 82, his family said in Ohio.

Neil Armstrong has cardiac bypass surgery

CINCINNATI, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, has undergone cardiac bypass surgery but is "doing great" following the procedure, his wife said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, July 20, 2012.
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