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40th Anniversary of Apollo 11

In Uncategorized on July 16, 2009 at 4:33 pm


photo courtesy of Nasa

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July 16th marks the 40th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11.  July 20th marks the anniversary of the lunar landing.  

Apollo 11 was the mission that brought man to the surface of the moon for the first time. This feature takes a look at this historic event with Space Historian Andrew Chaikin and Space Enthusiast David Coppedge.

To commemorate this significant event, Andrew Chaikin has published two books, both available through his website:

1. Voices from the Moon. Viking Studio, 2009


2. Mission Control, This is Apollo.  Viking Children, 2009.

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