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Remembering Apollo: Lunar Landing 43 Years Later
2012-07-20 06:02:38

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For thousands of years, man would sit up at night and look deeply at the stars for both thought provoking science, and just pure entertainment. It wasn't until the 1600s that telescopes were invented, and even then they were staring at objects that were unattainable. The moon was the closest object in man's sight, yet it still seemed untouchable. However, all that would change in 1969, when Apollo 11 set off to place man onto a new...

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2010-01-30 15:25:00

A California state panel on Friday registered a collection of 106 artifacts left on the moon by the Apollo 11 mission as historical resources, according to a recent Reuters report. The goal is to preserve the site where humans first landed on the moon, and create the first designation for cultural artifacts located elsewhere than the Earth. The Historical Resources Commission hopes that recognizing the moon objects on California's registry of historic landmarks and resources will lead...


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
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