Way Better Than Sci Fi: Moon Landing Memories, From A to Z
Plymouth, Michigan, USA
Just a few months after coming to the US as a teen, I was thrilled and engrossed in the Apollo mission. I wondered if they could they really land on the moon and return safely to earth. These are some of my memories of the exciting moon journey.
- Apollo 11 Astronauts: Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins
- Boot prints
- Columbia Command and Service Module craters
- Date: July 20,1969
- Eagle EVA: 2 hours 36 minutes
- Emotions: amazing! exciting! euphoria! incredible!
- Fuel: only 25-30 seconds of fuel left
- Glued to the TV
- Isolation : Michael Collins circled the moon alone while the other two astronauts landed there
- J-2 Engines
- (President) Kennedy’s 1961 goal accomplished!
- Lunar Module 21 hours, 36 minutes on the moon’s surface
- Moon walk 10 56 pm
- Sea of Tranquility 21 ½ hours on the moon
- (Approximately ) 50 pounds moon rocks
- “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind!” Neil Armstrong’s quote
- Quarantined for 21 days
- Reflections in visor
- Saturn V rocket launch
- Touchdown moon July 20, at 4:18 p.m. EDT 102 hours, 45 minutes, and 43 seconds after launch
- United States Victory winning the race against the Russians
- Viewers of moonwalk : Over 500,000,000 according to NASA
- Walter Cronkite CBS News TV anchor narration
- XI: Apollo land first man on the moon
- Yaw Maneuver
- Zero gravity
Text designed in Make the Cut software and printed on fabric. Also machine embroidered text. Electronic cutter: film strips, LM Thread sketched Walter Cronkite.
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