Jul
19
2009

Celebrating our landing on the Moon

Walking onto the Moon
Walking onto the MoonCourtesy NASA

July 20, 1969

I was in college when humankind first stepped on the moon. We bought large glossy photos of the event and hung them on our dorm room wall. Monday, July 20, 2009 is going to be a day to celebrate the 40 year anniversary of stepping on the moon.

Events in celebration of the Apollo 11 anniversary

NASA has a web page of Apollo 40th Anniversary Events and Activities. Newseum.org has a great video showing Apollo 11 events. If your computer and internet are state of the art, here is a cool 360 interactive view of being on the moon.. Wired.com has links to photos, videos, and audios, and TV broadcasts celebrating the Apollo 11 moon landing.

We will go to the Moon again soon

I know a lot of you were not even born when this happened but don't worry. We are going to figure out how to do it again, soon!

Your Comments, Thoughts, Questions, Ideas

ARTiFactor's picture
ARTiFactor says:

I enjoyed tributes to the Apollo 11 moon landing on several web sites. TechCrunch tells how: (click link for lots more)

Google is adding the moon to Google Earth. Yes, you can now explore the lunar surface just as you would Earth’s surface in the software. You’ll see views of the lunar surface as taken by the Apollo astronauts, and even get narrated tours.

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posted on Mon, 07/20/2009 - 7:21pm
Anonymous's picture
Anonymous says:

the moon is bright amd shiny

posted on Wed, 03/23/2011 - 10:35am

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