NASA has been in overdrive for several weeks to mark the anniversary, with exhibits and events nationwide but most notably at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida and the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.
Flanked by Buzz Aldrin, Mike Collins and the family of mission commander Neil Armstrong in the Oval Office, Trump was briefed on his administration's plans to send astronauts back to the moon and onto Mars, as well as advances in commercial spaceflight and the reusability of space systems. All three men were born in 1930.
The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing is this weekend, and NASA has a whole lineup of awesome programming ready for all of us.
Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, accompanied Pence to Kennedy Space Center and showed him the pad where he began that momentous journey 50 years ago.
Collins, 88, has remained the more active of the surviving Apollo veterans, and frequently shares lyrical recollections of the mission.
But in Armstrong's hometown, Wapakoneta, Ohio, a smaller-scale event went ahead as local athletes competed in "Run to the Moon" races.
As magnificent as that view was, it was "nothing compared to this other window out there", Collins continued.
"I said to Mission control, 'Hey, Houston, I've got the world in my window'". NASA would love to reignite the drive that led to use putting a man on the Moon in the first place, so we'll have to see how much of that magic the event can conjure up.
It was a resounding achievement not just from a technical perspective but also diplomatic, as the two superpowers jostled for global prestige in the Cold War.
But the deadlines -- 2024 and 2033 respectively -- appear unrealistic and have caused turbulence within the space agency.
Louisa Vesterager Jespersen, 24, from Denmark, and Maren Ueland, 28, from Norway, were found dead on December 17 previous year . Kevin Zoller Guervos , a Spanish-Swiss convert to Islam, was once the most straightforward non-Moroccan on trial.
Bielsa's side will complete their pre-season preparations with a trip to Italian Serie A club Cagliari on Saturday, 27 July. Teen midfielder Mateusz Bogusz scored from the edge of the box in the ninth minute to give Leeds the early lead.
The DC Universe show Titans has been noted for its gritty fighting sequences and brutality in what it puts the characters through. The Ministry of Labour is said to be now investigating the situation to make sure the accident was just that.
This football scramble between Tranmere Rovers and Stoke City promises to be one hundred percent fantastic. We do not understand and can't decide who will win in this battle Tranmere Rovers v Stoke City.
The Scottish champions are holding out for £25m ($31m) for Tierney and want the majority of that fee paid up front. However, Emery needs transfers in the summer to bolster his squad and get Arsenal back to competing once again.
Mnuchin Says U.S., Chinese Call Could Lead to In-Person Talks
The Wall Street Journal first reported on Mnuchin's outreach, and the Treasury Department issued a strong denial of the account. USA government data published on Thursday showed China last week made its largest purchase of US sorghum since April.
La "déclaration d'amour" à l'Afrique de Beyoncé
En tout cas, les esprits des grands monarques du passé peuvent être fiers d'elle et la remercier pour cette magnifique offrande. Déjà, dans la chanson " Spirit ", elle s'est exercée à prononcer quelques mots en Swahili, l'une des plus parlées du continent.
Mariners’ Leake loses perfect game try in 9th, blanks Angels
The win came one week after the Angels threw a combined no-hitter against Seattle while honoring late teammate Tyler Skaggs. The most recent perfecto was thrown by Seattle's Felix Hernandez in a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on August 15, 2012.