Moon Landing

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Moon Landing

astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin make history (1969). [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2579–2581]
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Philatelists can surely point to any number of issues that combined art, color and history in more memorable fashion: The grandeur of the 1934 national parks set, including Yosemite's El Capitan, Oregon's Crater Lake, and Zion's Great White Throne; the stately presidential portraits of the late 19th and early 20th centuries; or the numerous inspiring issues that marked the space-exploration programs from the 1960s onward, including Gemini, the Apollo moon landings, and the unmanned probes that offered dazzling, mind-expanding tours of the outer solar system.
Instead, he was confronted by Bart Sibrel, an US independent documentary film maker convinced the Apollo moon landings never happened.
This is not a flag-and-footprints," one space-policy expert told the Associated Press, referring to the historic Apollo moon landings.
Mr Bennis caught the space bug when astronaut John Glenn (left) visited his school to talk to the pupils about the Apollo moon landings.
mission to return extraterrestrial samples since the Apollo moon landings.
It is compared to the invention of the wheel, the realization that the Earth goes around the sun, the Apollo moon landings, and finally understanding "the language of God" (to which I replied, in the margins of my copy of the book, "Not my God").
Jerry Namery explained, "As an original NASA engineer at their Electronics Research Center during the initial Apollo moon landings, I am exceptionally proud that NASA uses our products to collect and distribute their spectacular earth images.
I knew that localism runs the risk of being consigned to his tray that includes the Millennium Bug, global warming, waste recycling and the Apollo Moon Landings as concepts that cost money but have no apparent value except for true believers (and consultants).
It's taken 20 years of preparation, 10 billion dollars and more than 10,000 scientists from 70 countries and been described as the greatest scientific endeavour since the Apollo moon landings - and something that will herald a new era in our understanding of the universe.
No amount of science will satisfy those who persist in their belief that September 11 was an inside job, any more than science can put to rest claims that the Apollo moon landings were staged, or that UFOs haunt America's nighttime skies.
And they will meet astronaut John Young - who has twice walked on the moon - see the Apollo moon landings mission control, view the Space Shuttle and work in NASA laboratories.
Maybe, as Andrew Chaikin, the author of ``A Man on the Moon,'' writes, the Apollo moon landings were a historical fluke, a 21st century event dropped into the 1960s by the exigencies of the superpower rivalry between the Soviet Union and the United States.