NEW YORK: A bag used by U.S. astronaut Neil Armstrong to bring the first samples of moon dust back to Earth was sold to an anonymous bidder for $1.8 million at an auction in New York on Thursday marking the 48th anniversary of the first moon landing. The bag, which for years sat unidentified in a box at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, was bought by a person who bid by telephone and did not wish to be named publicly, auctioneer Sotheby's said. Auctioneers had expected the bag to fetch between $2 million and $4…
CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA: Apollo astronauts who ventured to the moon are at five times greater risk of dying from heart disease than shuttle astronauts, US researchers said on Thursday, citing the dangers of cosmic radiation beyond the Earth's magnetic field.
NEW DELHI: One of India's top hospitals unwittingly removed the kidneys of organ-trafficking victims believing they were donating them to relatives, a hospital spokesman said Saturday, after police arrested five over the racket.