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Minn. Guard To Hand Over Apollo 11 Moon Rocks

Minnesota is preserving a handful of historically significant rock fragments collected by astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the first moon landing.

11/28/2012

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Moon Rocks From Apollo 11 Landing Found In Minn.

Houston, we have moon rocks. The Minnesota National Guard has found a few small fragments of the moon’s surface in storage in a state building in St. Paul.

11/26/2012

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Neil Armstrong Dies, 82

Neil Armstrong, the Apollo 11 astronaut who became the first human being to set foot on another world, has died. He was 82. In a statement his family said Armstrong had passed away following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures.

08/25/2012