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Remembering Apollo 11

40 years ago, three human beings - with the help of many thousands of others - left our planet on a successful journey to our Moon, setting foot on another world for the first time. Tomorrow marks the 40th anniversary of the July 16, 1969 launch of Apollo 11 with astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin E. "Buzz" Aldrin Jr. aboard. The entire trip lasted only 8 days, the time spent on the surface was less than one day, the entire time spent walking on the moon, a mere 2 1/2…

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30 Out of This World Facts About Astronauts That’ll Fill You With Awe - Fact Republic

1. Astronaut Ed Mitchell said of his experience on the moon in 1971: "From out there on the moon, international politics look so petty. You want to grab a politician by the scruff of the neck and drag him a quarter of a million miles out and say, ‘Look at that, you son of a b*tch.'"

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Astronomy | Space | Universe on Instagram: "Astronauts climb down from the lunar lander and plant an American flag on the lunar surface.🥰

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In this iconic NASA footage from Apollo 14, astronauts Edgar D. Mitchell and Alan B. Shepard, Jr. descend from the lunar lander and plant an American flag on the lunar surface. The sight of the flag fluttering against the stark lunar landscape is a powerful symbol of human achievement and exploration.

Interestingly, each of the six manned Apollo missions that landed on the moon planted an American flag in the lunar soil, marking their historic presence on this celestial body. These flags, though not visible from Earth, remain as enduring reminders of our audacious journey beyond our home planet.

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Astronomy | Space | Universe on Instagram: "Astronauts climb down from the lunar lander and plant an American flag on the lunar surface.🥰 Video Credits: @nasajohnson Via: @som.et In this iconic NASA footage from Apollo 14, astronauts Edgar D. Mitchell and Alan B. Shepard, Jr. descend from the lunar lander and plant an American flag on the lunar surface. The sight of the flag fluttering against the stark lunar landscape is a powerful symbol of human achievement and…

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Woman walking on California beach finds ancient mastodon tooth

A woman taking a Memorial Day weekend stroll on a California beach found something unusual sticking out of the sand: a tooth from an ancient mastodon. Jennifer Schuh found the foot-long tooth on Friday on Rio Del Mar State Beach on California’s central coast. But Schuh wasn’t sure what she had found so she posted photos on Facebook, hoping someone could identify the strange object. Wayne Thompson of the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History determined it was a mastodon tooth and went to the…

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