Tag Archives: Apollo 11

16 July 1969 – #Apollo11 and Our Lady of Mt Carmel

I have amazingly clear memories of  the whole Apollo 11 mission.  Indeed of all the missions before and after, but this and 13 in particular. I received this… From a reader: Today, July 16, is the 50th anniversary of the … Read More

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20 July 1969 – Man on the Moon

Speaking of videos… today is the anniversary of Neil Armstrong walking on the Moon, 20 July 1969. That experienced is indelibly burned into my memory. Here’s video mentioning the event to celebrate the 1969 Moon walk anniversary and to celebrate … Read More

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16 July: Apollo 11 lifts off

Who can forget this? 16 July 1969. Very cool slo mo. Imagine what this would have been like with today’s tech? Still.. it is simply awesome. Saturn V!

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From the Daily Mail: Revealed: Buzz Aldrin took Holy Communion on the MOON (but NASA kept it secret) Former astronaut Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin may have been the second man to walk on the moon, but he was the first – … Read More

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20 July 1969: “The Eagle has landed.”

I remember watching this as if it were yesterday. Pres. Obama has destroyed our space program and sold our collective imagination. November 2012. From Bill Bennett’s American Patriot’s Daily Almanac: “The Eagle has landed.” On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 … Read More

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The arrant thief, giver of memories

The summers of my youth were intense rites of watching minor league ball games with my grandfather, bare-backed horses, swimming, crackling buzzing nights with chess pieces and a short-wave radio over the sound of distant trains.  Summers were given to … Read More

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