Monday, July 20, 2009

40th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Walk

On July 20, 1969, America watched as the crew of the Apollo 11 took their first steps on the surface of the moon. The crew consisted of Mission Commander Neil Armstrong, Command Module Pilot Michael Collins, and Lunar Module Pilot Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin. Armstrong and Aldrin had the honor, and excitement, of being the first humans to land on the moon. Their mission would be the first of many....

Vist to learn more about the space program and the 40th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Walk. You can also watch clips and listen to audio from the mission. Another site to visit is - currently they are playing a live transmission of the moon landing. After today, you will be able to return to the site and listen to the transmission any time you would like.

So, where were you when the Apollo 11 landed on the moon?

1 comment:

Bibliobyter said...

I was on vacation with my family in Chincoteague, Virginia. I wanted to go see the wild ponies but we ended up in the motel room watching the moon landing instead. It was on a small black and white TV.