Friday, July 20, 2007

38 Years Ago Today...


July 20, 1969 Neil Armstrong became the first human to set foot on the Moon.

Take a look at NASA's official site.




Look at incredible panoramas of the lunar surface and Apollo missions at Panoramas.dk.


Was the moon landing a hoax...? Find out at:
Phil Plait's Bad Astronomy links

Moon Base Clavius


More on Apollo 11 and Space Exploration:
Select Books and Videos at BSU Libraries
(click on the link to view the CardCat record)
10:56:20 PM EDT, 7/20/69 : the historic conquest of the moon as reported to the American people / by CBS News over the CBS Television network.
TL789.8.U6 A527 1970 (ARCHIVES)

Apollo 11 / by U.S. G.P.O.
NAS 1.45:5 (GOV-PUBS)

Apollo [videorecording] : missions to the moon / by Dastar Corp.
VIDEO VHS 12533-12539 (ED-RES)

Team Moon : how 400,000 people landed Apollo 11 on the moon / by Catherine Thimmesh.
629.45 T443TE (ED-RES)

Buzz Aldrin : the pilot of the first moon landing / by Amy Sterling Casil.
92 A3655CA (ED-RES)

Moon rocks and minerals; scientific results of the study of the Apollo 11 lunar samples with preliminary data on Apollo 12 samples / by Alfred A. Levinson and S. Ross Taylor.
QB592 .L48 1971 (GEN-COLL)

Appointment on the moon; the full story of Americans in space from Explorer 1 to the lunar landing and beyond / by Richard S. Lewis.
TL789.8.U5 L46 1969 (GEN-COLL)

First on the moon. A voyage with Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins [and] Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., / by Neil Armstrong, Gene Farmer, Dora Jane Hamblin.
TL789.8.U6 A516 (GEN-COLL)

Return to the Moon : exploration, enterprise, and energy in the human settlement of space / by Harrison Schmitt
TL799.M6 S36 2006 (GEN-COLL)