Moon Landing

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Moon Landing

astronauts Armstrong and Aldrin make history (1969). [Am. Hist.: NCE, 2579–2581]
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A QUARTER of Britons believe the Apollo moon landings were a hoax, according to a poll conducted this month.
Almost 80 per cent of the 800 scientists polled in a survey marking the run-up to the 40th anniversary of the Apollo moon landings think there are good research reasons for sending people into space.
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 enormous undertaking will not be easy--significantly more difficult than the Apollo Moon landings.
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.
Inspired by NASA's Apollo moon landings and science fiction, he has been building rockets since the age of 13.
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.
Cliff covered events including the Apollo moon landings and two general elections and was one of TV's best loved presenters in the 50s and 60s.