—Apollo 11–40 Years Later


The original step-off footage of Armstrong:  http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/apollo11Splash/index.html

40 years ago—I remember staying up all night to watch Walter Cronkite and the Moon landings. I had to explain patiently to my mother why I was staying up so late (I think Armstrong stepped out at around 3am local time. The wiki says 2:56 UTC July 21, 1969)

In a serious setback for the fake-Moon-landing cultists; photos of Apollo 11 landing site from the current Lunar orbiter:  http://www.space.com/news/090717-lro-apollo11-images.html

Apollo veterans had a lot to say about the current state of manned spaceflight on the occasion of the 40thanniversary—apparently little of it complimentary:

ApolloAstronauts Blast Today’s NASA – Science News | Science & Technology | Technology News – FOXNews.com

And Despair.com shows that if people have enough time on their hands,they can find something sarcastic about nearly anything:

http://www.despair.com/ac.html

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