Today In American & World History – The Apollo 11 Module Lands On The Moon


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I mentioned in a blog posting earlier this week that this week marks both the anniversary of the launch of the Apollo 11 mission and that the first human lunar landing took place this week in 1969.

And today is the anniversary of the actual first moon walk ever taken by a human being or in this case two human beings – Neil Armstrong & Buzz Aldrin – they walked on the moon on July 20, 1969!

In honor of the 44th anniversary of that first moon walk here are two related links; the first link is to an LA Times article that relays the fact that Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos announced yesterday that he and his oceanic expedition found debris from one of the Apollo 11 rocket engines:

http://www.latimes.com/news/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-anniversary-moonwalk-20130720,0,3496431.story

And the second link is to a Smithsonian page on the Apollo 11 lunar landing and mission:

http://airandspace.si.edu/explore-and-learn/topics/apollo/as11/a11landsite.htm

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