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50 years ago today, a world at war paused to unite!
Everyone stopped, gasped in awe at Apollo 11’s lunar landing and excursions.

Buzz Aldrin photographed his first step on the moon, July 20, 1969.
Credit: NASA.
  • Editor’s note: Like the JFK, MLK, Jr., and RFK assassinations, the Greatest Generation and Baby Boomers remember exactly where we were when Apollo 11 astronauts landed on the moon and made their first steps. The world joined in wonder after a decade of war and tragedy! George Will accurately captured those times. Read more

“Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin recalls first moments on the moon on 50th anniversary of mission”

By Mara Bellaby, USA Today.

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These 50 photos offer a rare glimpse of the Apollo 11 mission”

By Catherine Zuckerman, NatGeo.

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“Stepping into History”

By Shay Maunz, MSN.

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“Meet the woman who put men on the moon”


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“‘One giant leap for mankind,’ 50 years on”

Video by Reuters.

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And a satirical look at 2 views of innovation 50 years apart:

By Drew Sheneman
The Newark Star-Ledger

By Jack Ohman
The Sacramento Bee

Posted by Steve on July 20, 2019 at 2:30 pm | Permalink

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