Crowds flock to Apollo 11 anniversary events

20 Juillet, 2019, 23:55 | Auteur: Therese Cote
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NASA has been in overdrive for several weeks to mark the anniversary, with exhibits and events nationwide but most notably at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida and the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas.

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The 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing is this weekend, and NASA has a whole lineup of awesome programming ready for all of us.

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But in Armstrong's hometown, Wapakoneta, Ohio, a smaller-scale event went ahead as local athletes competed in "Run to the Moon" races.

As magnificent as that view was, it was "nothing compared to this other window out there", Collins continued.

"I said to Mission control, 'Hey, Houston, I've got the world in my window'". NASA would love to reignite the drive that led to use putting a man on the Moon in the first place, so we'll have to see how much of that magic the event can conjure up.

It was a resounding achievement not just from a technical perspective but also diplomatic, as the two superpowers jostled for global prestige in the Cold War.

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