July 16, 1969

CBS NEWS Coverage of the Launch of Apollo 11 Part 6 (The Launch)

zellco321 YouTube 10/25/2009

From July 16th 1969 Walter Cronkite reports live from the Kennedy Space Center

Apollo 11 crew Commander : Neil Armstrong

Command Module Pilot : Michael Collins

Lunar Module Pilot: Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr.






Obama Remembers Neil Armstrong with a Big Picture of… Himself

SooperMexican 8/25/2012

When I heard Neil Armstrong had passed away, it took me a while to hit me fully. I saw people send messages of remembrance and commemoration, and decided I should do my own, to show how much respect I have for a real American hero:

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Godspeed, Neil Armstrong

25 August 2012



NASA: Family Statement Regarding the Death of Neil Armstrong

H/T Babalú Blog



New York Times page H/T Legal Insurrection from an article in which Professor Jacobson records his memories of 20 July 1969.



Update: An obituary from The Times of London and a […]

July 20, 1969

The Blacksphere (Kevin Jackson) Facebook 7/20/2012

On May 25, 1961 before a joint session of Congress, President John F. Kennedy stated that the United States of America should set as a goal the “landing a man on the moon and returning him safely to the earth” by the end of the decade. On this day […]

A century of world history from 1911 to 2011 summed up in 10 minutes of YouTube clips

Ted Thornhill Daily Mail [UK] 3rd January 2012

It’s a great way to brush up on your history – but some may find parts a bit depressing.

YouTube user derDon1234 has squashed 100 years of world events from 1911 to 2011 into a 10-minute clip using authentic footage.

It charts some of our greatest achievements, […]

‘Do your damn homework’

posted by Maetenloch Ace of Spades HQ 10/11/2010