Apollo 11 40th Anniversary

As you probably know it is 40 years since man first went to the moon. This was a big event in my life and has filled me with amazement ever since. Obviously there is plenty of coverage out there in the media so here are a few sites that have caught my eye..

NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO), which is orbiting the moon right now, has taken the first photos of the original landing sites. You can’t really see much as each pixel equates to 4 feet, but hopefully they will put an end to the ‘we never really went there’ theories. See http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/LRO/main/index.html.

http://www.wechoosethemoon.org/ is following the Apollo 11 mission as if it were happening in real time today with ‘live’ audio, video, photo and twitter feeds. Good fun.

The BBC has a Doctor Who story published especially for the event, http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/s4/misc/general/blue_moon_01_page_01

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