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Earth from Moon1

Three people were circling the moon that day. They took this picture, containing all of humanity in one shot. Then two of those people proceeded to land on the moon. It was a giant leap for mankind.

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Apollo 11Apollo 11 landed on the moon. I was fortunate that as a pre-teen I was able to watch the first moon landing. I lived in Germany then, and my parents let me stay up all night, since the event occurred after 2:00am local time. Then I felt that the world had changed. I was certain that once I was grown up I would be able to travel to the moon for a week’s vacation.

I knew then I should be proud that I was able to witness the first moon landing in history.

Little did I know that a few years later I would also witnessing the last one – at least for 50 years or so.

At the rate we are going, moon landings are as far apart as visits from Halley’s Comet.

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