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July 20 and looking up at the moon

Photo: NASA, Flag deployment

Celebrating July 20, the anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing.

Out of this world heritage sites!

Things we learned:

  • The average age in Mission Control was 27.
  • Software‘ was created as a word.

Key Links
Apollo 11 – NASA

Flickr
Project Apollo Archive

Recommended Listening
13 Minutes to the Moon – BBC
Honeysuckle Creek and the first man on the moon – RN ABC
What is the cultural significance of the moon landing 50 years on? – RN ABC

Embedded Tweets

Headlines
The heritage of the Apollo missions must be protected – UPI
Moon Landing at 50: A Guide to TV Specials Celebrating Apollo 11’s 1969 Feat
Ten Things You Didn’t Know About the Apollo 11 Moon Landing
The Year – Atlantic
How to avoid sexist language in space – Dr Space Junk wields the red pen.

Control Center
https://www.nasa.gov/feature/the-historic-apollo-mission-control-center-will-be-restored

Elsewhere on the Web
CSIRO

Recommended Videos
Chasing the Moon (PBS)

Videos

How a typeface helped launch Apollo – Douglas Thomas

CBS Live Stream

Photos
Archive: Apollo 11 Launches (NASA, Marshall, 07/16/69)

Apollo 11 Launch

#OTD in 1969: Apollo 11 Lands on Moon

Apollo 12 Pacific Recovery

Amazon.com

Wikipedia
Apollo 11
Apollo Guidance Computer

Planeta.com

Moon

Florida

Space Travel

Spacecraft

Alice Gorman, aka @DrSpaceJunk

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