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Apollo 11

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Buzz Aldrin To Reunite With USS Hornet That Recovered Apollo 11 Crew

Forty-five years after his iconic moon landing, former astronaut Buzz Aldrin is set to reunite with the ship that recovered the Apollo 11 crew from the Pacific Ocean when they returned to Earth from their historic space mission.

07/24/2014

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Liam Mayclem Spends A Day In Alameda

Alameda Naval Station on the East shore of San Francisco Bay once thrived.

07/06/2012

The Apollo 11 command module is hoisted onto the deck of the USS Hornet, July 24, 1969. (USS Hornet Museum)

Alameda Warship Honored For Role In Space Program

The USS Hornet was acknowledged for its role in the Apollo 11 space mission Wednesday, as the curator for the warship and museum docked in Alameda attended Wednesday’s Congressional Gold Medal ceremony for Apollo astronauts in Washington, D.C.

11/16/2011