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Kate 'Terrible' on DWTS Debut
 Kate 'Terrible' on DWTS Debut 
and shannen 'like a primate'

Kate 'Terrible' on DWTS Debut

Watch performances by Gosselin, Doherty, and more

(Newser) - Kate Gosselin made her debut on Dancing With the Stars last night, and if you were hoping she’d score sweet revenge on Jon by wowing the world, don’t hold your breath. Judge Bruno Tonioli called her technique “terrible,” adding, “It looked like Tony was pushing...

Here's Who to Root for on DWTS
 Here's Who to 
 Root for on DWTS 

Here's Who to Root for on DWTS

Why watch when you can choose based entirely on your demographic?

(Newser) - If you can't be bothered to watch Dancing With the Stars—and who can, really?— New York has picked your fave for you based on an easy matchup of superficial qualities. If you're:
  • Over 65: Astronaut Buzz Aldrin is your man.
  • A woman between 25 and 35: Shannen Doherty, natch.

Moon Trash Declared National Treasure

Calif. aims to preserve Apollo urine containers, space boots

(Newser) - California has named the remains of the Apollo 11 mission—including urine containers and space boots—a state historical resource. Experts in the nascent field of space archeology worry that, without preservation, what they call a "sacred site of world history" might be looted by future missions or space...

Pam Anderson, Erin Andrews to Heat Up DWTS
 Pam Anderson, 
 Erin Andrews to 
 Heat Up DWTS 

Pam Anderson, Erin Andrews to Heat Up DWTS

Plus, 80-year-old astronaut Buzz Aldrin joins the fray

(Newser) - We’re all very excited that Kate Gosselin will be back in our lives on a weekly basis thanks to Dancing With the Stars—but who else is joining her, and what do all these people have in common? Fellow contestants for season 10 are mostly “public figures improving...

California May Claim Moon as 'Historical Resource'

Space fans want to protect landing site

(Newser) - California wants to protect the junk the Apollo 11 astronauts left behind from careless future visitors to the moon. If a state panel approves a proposal to declare the landing site an official historical resource, California would become the first state to protect the location. New Mexico and Texas are...

Apollo 11 Crew Cleared Customs After Splashdown

(Newser) - What do you do when you’re the first men back from the moon and you have a cargo of moon rocks and other lunar specimens? Make a customs declaration, of course. Well, not really, reports. A customs form, filed in Honolulu and released by NASA to commemorate...

Moon-Landing Denier Exposed as a Cheat

Buzz Aldrin punched out man who claimed landings were faked

(Newser) - A filmmaker who persistently claims the moon landings were a hoax is beginning to look like a hoaxer himself, the Examiner reports. Bart Sibrel has produced documentaries labeling the Apollo landing a fake, but a new video has surfaced proving he deliberately mismatched NASA's audio and video footage to mislead...

Obama: Apollo 11 Crew 'American Heroes'

(Newser) - President Barack Obama today hailed the Apollo 11 astronauts as "three American heroes," and claimed such exploration spurs ingenuity and inspires students in math and science. Obama commemorated the moment, 40 years ago today, when Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took man's first steps on the moon. Obama...

40 Years On, Armstrong Remains an Enigma

(Newser) - Forty years ago today Neil Armstrong strode across the surface of the moon and became the most famous man in the galaxy. Then he disappeared—leaving NASA for a university job, attending almost no public functions, and refusing nearly all interview requests. "Neil was very much the same person...

NASA: Oops, We Erased the Moon Landing Tapes

Footage likely recorded over when tape supply was low

(Newser) - After searching 3 years for the original tapes of the 1969 moon landing, NASA officials realized they’d spaced: The footage had most likely been taped over, NPR reports. They picked through “racks of documents, tapes, all kinds of things from NASA and other agencies,” says a searcher,...

Buzz: Forget Moon, Let's Go to Mars
 Buzz: Forget 
 Moon, Let's 
 Go to Mars 

Buzz: Forget Moon, Let's Go to Mars

(Newser) - America should boldly turn its space program toward colonizing Mars instead of trying to retrace the dusty footprints that he and Neil Armstrong made on the Moon 40 years ago, Buzz Aldrin writes in the Washington Post on the anniversary of Apollo 11's launch. NASA's attempt to resume lunar exploration...

Buzz Aldrin Raps With Snoop Dogg

Astronaut pairs with unlikely collaborators to benefit charity

(Newser) - What’s next for a man who’s walked on the moon? For 79-year-old astronaut Buzz Aldrin, it’s recording a rap song, USA Today reports. “I'm not too good at carrying a tune, but I do have rhythm,” says Aldrin, who collaborated with Snoop Dogg, Soulja Boy,...

Armstrong Flubbed Moon Line, Made It Stellar

Astro put tiny poetic spin on script

(Newser) - Stressed out Neil Armstrong flubbed his line as he became the first human to step on the moon—and turned it into out-of-this-world poetry, reports the BBC. The astronaut was supposed to say: "One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind," as he walked onto...

After 4 Decades, Physicist Solves Mystery of Moon Dust

After decades of wondering, Aussie explains its stickiness

(Newser) - Moon dust has been a “bloody nuisance” to NASA for decades, says a physicist: it sticks to spacesuits, clogs instruments, and could be a health risk for future colonists. Scientists believe the stickiness is due to a positive charge from the sun’s rays, NASA says. Now the physicist,...

Aldrin Likes Nowak's Grit, Bladder Control

Lovesick astronaut "admired" by second man on the moon

(Newser) - Second man on the moon Buzz Aldrin salutes lovesick astronaut Lisa Nowak's gritty restroom-less cross-country drive, telling Time: "I think Nowak should be admired for traveling across the country at night and not getting out of her car to put in gas or go to the restroom," he...

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