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Next Monday marks forty years since the Apollo 11 crew members first walked out on to the moon’s surface. While some of us were not here to witness it the first time around the footage surrounding the event can bring us close. So much of the imagery from the early days of the space program has become ingrained in our collective memory. The media is gearing up for a space-centric week and I am not immune from it. Here is a great crowd shot of the launch by the fabulous street photographer Gary Winogrand, found through the MassArt Digital Image Database (mdid.massart.edu).
NASA shares some of their images with us through MDID as well.
The NBC News channel on Hulu has a full length special about the landing from what looks like the 3oth anniversary, chock full of original footage. http://www.hulu.com/watch/5117/nbc-news-time-capsule-apollo-11-the-first-moon-landing
Here are some other spots on the internet that have space fever:
Off the Shelf (boston.com) – When astronauts photographed on the Moon
Mashable.com – HOW TO: Experience the Apollo 11 Moon Landing in Realtime
Lens (nytimes.com) – Showcase our moon
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