Aug 29, 2012 — Neil Armstrong's passing brings back vivid memories of the first moon landing. It also reminds commentator Marcelo Gleiser of the strong links between science and science-fiction.
Aug 9, 2012 — That's good news, tweets the second man on the moon — Buzz Aldrin — because he and Armstrong have "agreed to make it [to] the 50th Apollo Anniv in 2019."
Jul 24, 2012 — Left to other real or imagined urgencies, the singular sense of purpose and promise that space exploration brings can be easily put off until next year, next election, next budget cycle. Eventually, it may be forgotten altogether.