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1- Los 50 años del viaje del #Apolo11 a la Luna.

La visita de Armstrong, Aldrin y Collins a la Ciudad de México el 29 de septiembre de 1969.
#Apollo50th #ApolloXI #Apollo50 #Apollo11 #CDMX #Mexico #MexicoCity
(Foto mía de la luna roja durante el eclipse del 20/01/2019)
2- El 20 de julio de 1969 la tripulación del Apolo XI descendió en la superficie de la Luna.
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(Der: Photo credit: NASA commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aldr…...)
3- Una vez realizada esa hazaña, el gobierno de Richard Nixon se dedicó a cacarear el huevo. Eran los años de la Guerra Fría y los EEUU querían presumir su victoria sobre la Unión Soviética en la carrera a la Luna.

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1/ As a kid, I grew up in Tampa, FL with my father taking me to see the Apollo launches, including #ApolloXI. Like millions of others, I remember watching the moment Armstrong placed that big boot on the moon, and the flickering black and white image. He took me to...
2/ ...Kennedy because he had a hookup with one of his defense clients at Martin Marietta and 7 year old me was blown away. Who *didn't* grow up wanting to be an astronaut?

We went to the first Space Shuttle launch. I passed it on to my son, taking him to the last, and a bunch..
3/ ...of other unmanned launches over the years. I've often struggled to find a parallel to the feeling I sensed around me about the moon landings. It wasn't simply that we did it; it was the "screw it, damn the risks, we're doing this" of a braver nation.
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