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Honoring the 24 Brave Souls Who Made the Trip to the Moon and Back

Posted by Guy Pirro 09/10/2019 02:49AM

Honoring the 24 Brave Souls Who Made the Trip to the Moon and Back

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing in 1969. In all, twenty four courageous astronauts risked their lives while traveling from the Earth to the Moon and back between 1968 and 1972. Twelve of these astronauts actually set foot on the Moon. Yet it is hard to believe that out of this elite group of twelve, only four of the Moon walkers are still alive today. As we prepare for the next wave of Moon walkers in the coming decades, these first twenty four voyagers should forever be remembered for their contributions to the exploration of space as part of the ambitious Apollo Program – an undertaking so bold and difficult, that it has achieved an iconic stature in the history of mankind.


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  • Mopman [Gary Maupin]
  • 09/11/2019 04:13PM
Thanks Guy !!! Great article that really helped put things in perspective for me. I bought you coffee and doughnuts ;)

Thanks Gary.

Glad you enjoyed the news posting -- The information in the article was an eye-opener for me too.

BTW -- The coffee and donuts just arrived. The Astromart crew sends their thanks.

Thanks again,

Guy Pirro