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Jeff Bezos IDs recovered Apollo 11 rocket

The Bezos Expeditions team pulled the remains of an F-1 rocket from the Atlantic earlier this year. They now say it's definitely the one that pushed the first humans toward the moon.

By July 19, 2013

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Bezos Expeditions recovers pieces of Apollo 11 rockets

Amazon honcho Jeff Bezos sent a crew into the Atlantic Ocean to haul up engines from the mission that landed the first humans on the moon. Here's what they brought back.

By March 20, 2013

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Happy birthday, Nazi rocket

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the first successful flight of the German V2 rocket — a ballistic missile that ended up being the first human-made craft to fly into space.

By October 2, 2012

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Sony's pocket-rocket RX100 arrives down under

Sony's large-sensor compact camera finally arrives in Australia.

By July 10, 2012

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Amazon's Bezos to raise Apollo rockets from watery grave

Jeff Bezos says he's found the rockets that lifted Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 crew toward the moon and that he'll recover them from the seafloor.

By March 28, 2012

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Students to launch rocket with Vaio laptops

Sony challenges high school students to design, build, and launch a rocket using its laptops. The big blast is scheduled for Thursday.

By July 21, 2010

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Buzz Out Loud 933: Rocket bat

A bat hitched a ride on the space shuttle Discovery and I think it's going to be a long long time till touchdown brings it down again. Of course, IBM apparently wants to buy Sun too.

By March 18, 2009

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Amazon founder to recover Apollo 11 engine from ocean depths

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is setting off to recover at least one of the F-1 engines that propelled Apollo 11 and its crew to the moon.

By March 29, 2012

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Top five uses for a rocket-powered pickup truck

The latest in redneck tech!

By October 24, 2006