Monday, July 20, 2009

Apollo 11 Facts: 40 Years Later

Apollo 11 Facts: 40 Years Later

On the 40th anniversary of the first moon landing, get the facts on Apollo 11's historic trip, from initial skepticism to lunar firsts and the implications for returning humans to the moon.

See: More Apollo 11 Moon Landing 40th Anniversary Coverage

Source: Anne Minard for National Geographic News
Republished July 20, 2009

"July 16, 1969: The world watched in anticipation as three men were hurtled skyward in a rocket bound for the moon.
(Read about the Apollo 11 moon-landing mission in a 1969 National Geographic magazine article.) "


Blogger Karen Burnham said...

Wonderful! Thank you! Now I have a go to place when I want to see Apollo 11 stuff! Did I tell you Jeff and I went down to DC to see Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins and Alan Bean? (He had a book out, I know he wasn't on that mission)

See you in the Library!

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