20 July 1969 – Man on the Moon – 50 years ago

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Today is the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walking on the Moon – 20 July 1969.

As a little kid I spent my summers in Montana and Wyoming, riding and running like a swift browned animal. The summer gang that formed was all about capture the flag, barbed wire scratches, horse sweat-soaked cut offs, lemonade, rope swings at the creek, shooting things and blowing stuff up with firecrackers. But that summer I also built models of all the manned spacecraft and was welded to the TV and coverage of Apollo 11 on the 2 channels available. Yep, 2. And the rabbit ears had to be right.

Memories - Moonwalk - Middle

I have vivid memories of that first moonwalk. I remember, in the middle of it, going outside...
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