With the passing of Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, take a minute to share with your fellow Hubbers just what the Space Program has meant to you.
For those of you who were fortunate enough to be able to witness the moon landing, share your thoughts on the occasion.
For the younger generation, share your thoughts about what you think the first manned mission to Mars would be like.
I was born years after Neil walked on the moon, although I always imagined what it would be like, watching the Earth, the stars, and the surface in the vacuum, all those miles away.
The manned Mars landing will be amazing, yes, and we'll all be "ooohing and aaahing" here, but I don't think it will ever experience the romance of the first Moon landing.
I vividly remember it. My family and I had just moved to Canada from Scotland and were living with my aunt. I remember my cousin calling us into the room to watch it. Amazing stuff.
I was always into space in the 60s. Yuri Gagarin was one of my heroes
I like how space travel has become more international now and not just for Americans or Russians...
My family watched the live event in 1969 and it's a sight etched in my memory. Those astronauts were extremely brave and pioneers for space exploration. Imagine the thought of being stuck on the moon if things didn't work as planned.
My memories of the landing in the moon by Neil Armstrong is very vivid even now 43 years later as it was the day that my closest male cousin was born. We were at home at my aunt's house with a small TV and my aunt was in the hospital going into labor and giving birth to my cousin who was aptly named Neil Armstrong Joseph Alviedo.Needless to say we were all glued to the TV set while my aunt was alone in the hospital room waiting for my cousin to be born.Not sure if this is coincidence as my cousin became a doctor and worked for NASA research.
by Kenna McHugh 4 weeks ago
"It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet Earth. I didn't feel like a giant. I felt very, very small."-- Neil Armstrong
by Kenna McHugh 13 months ago
"Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon. July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind." -- Neil Armstrong
by Nell Rose 6 years ago
My hero has died at 82 years of age. I grew up watching all the Space programs and my brother worshipped the ground he walked on, whether it be the Earth or the Moon! sad day for us Space history buffs.
by amit k 9 years ago
Was Neil Armstrong really the first person to land on moon ?I have seen program on television showing that technology in 70's was not good enough to reach moon and it was a movie shown by US to score over russia in cold war.what is the latest take on the story
by Udayveer 4 years ago
Some people say that Neil Armstrong and his team never landed on moon. What do you think?
by quicksand 6 years ago
Do You Remember Apollo 11 - The Historic Moon Landing?Do you remember, and if you were around at that time, what memories are associated with this historic event that occurred in July 1969, featuring Armstrong, Aldrin and Collins?
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