This Week...To the Moon
July 20, 1969...Many of us here remember watching that historic step. Growing up in Houston, you couldn’t help but feel a close connection to NASA and anything to do with space.
Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man's desire to understand. Neil Armstrong
I’ve been lucky enough to see daytime launches when we lived in Orlando as well as an amazing nighttime launch from our balcony when we lived in Delray Beach.
It’s easy these days to take for granted that these big machines can actually take off and fly. Just the other day Larry, who used to fly F-4s, said that there are times he sees a plane flying and even he can’t believe they can fly.
(Below is one of my favorite quotes!)
I just kept reminding myself that every single component in this spacecraft was provided by the guy who submitted the cheapest tender.
If you haven’t had a chance, take a look at some of the videos from 50 years ago, not just of the launch and landing but of us...how we were 50 years ago. One nation, coming together to watch, pray, hope and cheer on this amazing feat.
There's a historical milestone in the fact that our Apollo 11 landing on the moon took place a mere 66 years after the Wright Brothers' first flight. Buzz Aldrin
I know you may not believe everything you read on the internet but this is a link to an interesting photo and article...The Only Human Ever to Exist Who Isn’t In the Photo.
I think we're going to the moon because it's in the nature of the human being to face challenges. Neil Armstrong
Whatever your “moon” is keep shooting for it!