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#Neil Armstrong

# neil-armstrong - Saturday 13 July, 2019

'The excitement of it was magical': How Ireland tuned in to watch Apollo 11 make history

It was in the early hours of 21 July 1969 that Irish audiences first heard Neil Armstrong’s famous words as he stepped onto the surface.

# neil-armstrong - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Double Take: The estate in Coolock named after the 1969 moon landing

Ever heard of Armstrong Walk?

# neil-armstrong - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Neil Armstrong's moon bag sells for $1.8 million in New York

A lawyer bought the bag for less than $1,000.

# neil-armstrong - Friday 14 July, 2017

A woman who bought dust from first moon landing for €900 selling it for €3.5 million

The moon fragments had almost been thrown out once before.

# neil-armstrong - Monday 9 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here are the bizarre items that Neil Armstrong nicked from the moon One Small Step

# neil-armstrong - Monday 21 July, 2014

45 years ago, man walked on the moon - here's how it was reported

It was one small step for man, one giant leap for media coverage.

# neil-armstrong - Monday 26 August, 2013

VIDEO: NASA marks one year since Neil Armstrong's death

Armstrong died in 2012 at the age of 82.

# neil-armstrong - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Some of the many things we learned from Chris Hadfield’s time in space

Do you remember what his all-time favourite space food is? We’ve learned SO MUCH.

# neil-armstrong - Sunday 23 December, 2012

RIP: Remembering those we lost in 2012 Review 2012 This post contains videos

RIP: Remembering those we lost in 2012

From writer Maeve Binchy to astronaut Neil Armstrong, rugby star Nevin Spence to GAA great Páidí Ó Sé, we take a look back at some of the many greats that Ireland, and the world, lost this year.

# neil-armstrong - Saturday 1 September, 2012

Column: Have we lost the ambition that put a man on the moon?

These are financially difficult times – but that doesn’t mean we should abandon the big projects that advance human knowledge, writes Aaron McKenna.

# neil-armstrong - Tuesday 28 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Tuesday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Tuesday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

# neil-armstrong - Sunday 26 August, 2012

The Evening Fix: Sunday Need To Know This post contains videos

The Evening Fix: Sunday

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

VIDEO: Neil Armstrong recounts his 1969 visit to the moon Neil Armstrong This post contains videos

VIDEO: Neil Armstrong recounts his 1969 visit to the moon

The late astronaut spoke to the BBC about his lunar experiences in the months following his return from the Apollo 11 mission.

Michael D, rugby and video games: The week in numbers

How many people love (or loathe) the Lovely Girls? How popular is Guinness? And how long does it take a video to become viral?

Obama and Aldrin lead tributes to 'American hero' Neil Armstrong

The US president, and the man who first joined him on the moon, pay tribute to the late astronaut.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# neil-armstrong - Saturday 25 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969 One Small Step This post contains videos This post contains images

In pictures: the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969

From launch to landing: NASA archive images from the first successful manned moon landing mission.

Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, dies aged 82 RIP This post contains videos

Neil Armstrong, first man on the moon, dies aged 82

The former NASA research pilot and engineer served as spacecraft commander on the landmark Apollo 11 mission in 1969.