Memories of the Moon
September 29, 2016
NASA's 58th Anniversary and Our Memories of the Moon
NASA began operations October 1st, 1958. On Christmas Eve, A decade later they were orbiting the Moon and sending back the first images of Earth rising above the lunar surface. Within 6 months Neil Armstrong was walking on the Moon, on live television.
It was the summer of 1969 and the world came to a sudden stop as humanity collectively witnessed one of the greatest and most watched achievements in human history. Do you remember?
Celestron is looking back in time at the Apollo Moon landings of the 1960s and 70s, the space race, and the generation that witnessed it all. Were you there? Do you recall Armstrong's One Giant Leap For Mankind? How do you share your memories with the younger generation?
It's been almost 50 years since we watched the Moon landings on TV. Since that time only our satellites and telescopes have gone back. Now, you can connect with Celestron's latest WiFi telescope technology and share your love of space with today's generation.
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