It Was 40 Years Ago Today…

…that Apollo 11 reached the moon.   (Well yesterday techincally, since I’m postingthis a bit late).  Which is still freaking  amazing.  So here’s the restored NASA footage of the first moonwalk:

I’ve noticed that awesome documentary For All Mankindis one YouTube;,  beginning has my my favorite space launch-footage.  And since he just died, here’s Walter Cronkite on covering Apollo.

There are weirdly people who believe the whole lunar landing business was a hoax.   I think Buzz Aldrin more or less has the right reaction to that.

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