Neil Armstrong

Film

‘First Man’ Is a Powerful Portrait of Masculinity—We Shouldn’t Sleep on It

The not-so-Oscar-worthy film feels more worthy of discussion than ‘Green Book’ or ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.’
Frederick Blichert
1.24.19
nasa

NASA Lost Lunar Rover Prototype and Other Priceless Artifacts to Sloppy Management, Inspector General Finds

The agency's Office of Inspector General (OIG) found that “a significant amount of historic personal property has been lost, misplaced, or taken” due to inadequate procedures.
Becky Ferreira
10.23.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The New 'First Man' Trailer Is Here and Just Give It an Oscar Already

Ryan Gosling stars as a very dour Neil Armstrong in Damien Chazelle's new film.
River Donaghey
8.29.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Thieves Stole a Solid-Gold Replica of Neil Armstrong's Lunar Module

Cartier made the 18-karat model back in 1969 as a gift to the first man to walk on the moon.
Drew Schwartz
7.31.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

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VICE Staff
7.21.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Neil Armstrong's Bag of Moon Dust Is Going Up for Auction

After being stolen, lost, and snapped up by a private citizen, the historic space artifact is now expected to sell for at least $2 million.
Drew Schwartz
5.23.17
Anniversaries

The Other First Moon Landing

Apollo 11 achieved the first crewed Moon landing in 1969. Ten years earlier, it was the Soviets who had the edge with Luna 2.
Becky Ferreira
9.14.16
Art

The Sickest Never-Before-Seen Photos from NASA's Apollo Mission

Some selects from the most exciting space missions in U.S. history.
Beckett Mufson
10.6.15
Stuff

Heather Christle’s ‘Heliopause’ Disintegrates Reality

Christle's latest collection of poetry is a book easily larger than the sum of all its parts; it widens the rift between fantasy and reality in a way that makes the world somehow both clearer and more mysterious.
Blake Butler
7.30.15
News

Kickstarter and the Smithsonian Want to Digitize Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit

The “Reboot the Suit” campaign is the first project from their planned partnership.
Rachel Pick
7.20.15
Music

Neil Armstrong's Moon Landing Heartbeat Is the Bassline in This Song

Berlin-based musician Louise Gold made a touching tribute for the 45th anniversary of the Moon landing.
Victoria Turk
7.21.14
Motherboard Blog

For Sale: The EKG That Proves Neil Armstrong Wasn't Stressed About the Moon Landing

Don't you think you'd be a bit nervous to become the first person to walk on the Moon?
Derek Mead
5.6.13
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