Astros blast past Athletics on Apollo 11 night

Baseball / MLB Jul 23, 2019

Astros blast past Athletics on Apollo 11 night

On the night the Houston Astros celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing by NASA's Apollo 11, the number 11 factored prominently into a lopsided win over the Oakland Athletics. Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and Aledmys Diaz, Yordan Alvarez and Yuli ...

Apollo astronauts celebrate 50 years since first moon landing

World Jun 19, 2019

Apollo astronauts celebrate 50 years since first moon landing

Three astronauts instrumental in the groundbreaking U.S. space program of the 1960s and 70s gathered at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the mission that first put a man on the moon. Walter Cunningham, 87, who was ...

Gene Cernan, last man to walk on the moon, dead at 82

World Jan 17, 2017

Gene Cernan, last man to walk on the moon, dead at 82

Former astronaut Gene Cernan, the last of only a dozen men to walk on the moon who returned to Earth with a message of "peace and hope for all mankind," has died. He was 82. Cernan died Monday following ongoing heath issues, his family said ...