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2016-12-08 John Glenn, first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95
2. 2015-05-06 German-born US rocket expert Oscar Holderer dies at 95
3. 2013-10-10 US astronaut Carpenter dies at 88 Colorado
E. 2013-05-23 Nasa to lease shuttle launch pad Cape Canaveral, Florida
5. 2012-08-26 Obama leads tributes to Armstrong Washington
G. 2012-01-17 Nations to write space 'code of conduct' Washington
H. 2010-11-10 Hubble successor's costs balloon USA
I. 2010-03-12 Moon move dismays Apollo men Washington
J. 2009-09-08 Underfunding shackles NASA vision Washington

German-born US rocket expert Oscar Holderer dies at 95 Map of Huntsville Alabama Alabama  Alabama: The last-known surviving member of the German engineering team that designed the rocket that took US astronauts to the Moon has died in Alabama US astronaut Carpenter dies at 88  Colorado: Scott Carpenter, one of the last surviving members of the Mercury 7 - Nasa's first group of astronauts - has died aged 88 Nasa to lease shuttle launch pad   Florida: Nasa is looking for commercial operators to lease Launch Complex 39A, a historic launch pad used for the first Moon missions and by Atlantis   Obama leads tributes to Armstrong  Washington: US President Barack Obama has led tributes to astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man on the Moon, who died on Saturday at the age of 82 Nations to write space 'code of conduct'  Washington: With fears of a catastrophic galactic collision mounting, the U.S. will join a consortium aimed at making outer space a more navigable enter... Hubble successor's costs balloon  The scale of the delay and cost overrun blighting Nasa's James Webb Space Telescope has been laid bare by a panel called in to review the pr... Moon move dismays Apollo men  Washington: Former Nasa astronauts who went to the Moon said of their dismay at President Obama's decision to push back further Moon missions Underfunding shackles NASA vision  Washington: A panel warns that NASA needs its annual $18bn budget boosted by $3bn if astronauts are to conduct missions like trips to the Moon and beyon...   Obama hails Apollo 11 astronauts
John Glenn, first American to orbit Earth, dies aged 95 Map of Columbus Ohio Ohio

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  Ohio: The ex-Marine and US Senator had been in hospital in Columbus, for more than a week and died surrounded by his children and wife of 73 years

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  Washington: President has praised the 'heroism' of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins who made the first landing on the Moon 40 years ago


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  Washington: An ambitious plan is to return Americans to the moon by 2020 for future manned trips to Mars
Jan.2 Stardust probe makes comet flyby  The Nasa probe has had a dramatic encounter with Comet Wild-2, passing just 240 km away

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Dec.4 U.S. eyes return to the Moon. Washington Aug.27 Nasa chief vows to make changes
  Washington: Sean O'Keefe has said the report into the break-up of the Columbia was a 'seminal moment' for the agency Aug.26 Columbia report faults Nasa managers
  Washington: The independent team concluded that long-standing flaws in the organisation were 'as much a cause' as technical faults

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Apr.30 Tourist enters space station
  American businessman Dennis Tito, 60, is floating on air over visit to space international station
Mar.8   Discovery lifts off
  Florida: To deliver a new crew to the international space station

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Dec.11   Space shuttle lands
  Florida: It helped space station to spred wings

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