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All but one

Michael Collins, the astronaut on the Apollo 11 mission that didn’t land on the moon, died 3 days ago at age 90. He is the first person to take a picture that included every living human being, except himself: Neil … Continue reading

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Splashdown

50 years ago (Youtube) I did not know that the command module lay on it’s side after the splashdown. I also didn’t know that [Due to bad weather] Rear Admiral Donald C. Davis, the commander of Manned Spaceflight Recovery Forces, … Continue reading

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Landing

50 years ago (Youtube)

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Liftoff

50 years ago (Youtube)

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Apollo 11

The “Apollo 11” documentary about the Moon landing is interesting. It lacks voice-over narration and later interviews and relies instead on contemporary recordings. The images are amazing and the chosen style adds to the material; we all know they went … Continue reading

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Apollo 11

I should probably watch First Man, but coming up to the celebration of 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, I really want to watch this documentary: (Youtube)

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