Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Space - the Final Frontier!

The Apollo 11 crew portrait. Left to right are...
Captain's Log: 21-July-2010.

41 years ago today (Australian time) Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon.  "The Eagle has landed" - heard those famous words on the radio one cold Melbourne winter morning as I got ready for school.

Listen and watch the excitement of that 1969 morning!  What genuine excitement we all felt!  PEOPLE were on the Moon! That thing in the sky - two guys were sitting in a tiny metal craft perched there on the surface. Incredible.

My 1969 perspective:
Left: Prof. John Robinson, Centre: The Robot; Right: Dr Zachary Smith

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