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Dr. Buzz Aldrin Jul 23
On a plaque that we left on the Moon are the following words: ‘We Came in Peace for all of Mankind.’ I truly believe this. And there's no time like the present, to reaffirm that vow. Our return to the Moon will be the ultimate homecoming. 🇺🇸
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Dr. Buzz Aldrin Aug 19
Found this old photo from our goodwill tour – There's nothing better than sharing the excitement of human spaceflight with our nation's youngest generations
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Brandon Shim Aug 15
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Dr. Buzz Aldrin Jul 24
Splashdown! 51 years ago, we completed our historic mission. Returning from the moon was the ultimate homecoming – it sure felt good to be greeted by smiling faces and a life raft!
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National Air and Space Museum Jul 23
This may look like just a piece of wood but it's so much more than that. This piece of the Wright Flyer went from Kitty Hawk to the Sea of Tranquility. Neil Armstrong took it with him on , and it was in the LM when it landed on the Moon:
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NASA Jul 24
51 years ago, splashed down after the first human lunar landing and was recovered by the U.S.S. Hornet. Here we see the capsule and quarantine facility where the crew lived for 21 days to ensure they hadn't brought home any lunar germs:
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Dr. Buzz Aldrin Aug 11
I never thought our film during would qualify me as a cinematographer – Thanks for the nomination!
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National Geographic Aug 5
From the first pressure suit made of cotton and rubber, to the one Neil Armstrong wore on , see how space suits have evolved
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Dr. Buzz Aldrin Aug 13
in 1969 we kicked off our worldwide tour to celebrate ! We received very warm welcomes in NYC and Chicago – complete with confetti!
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National Air and Space Museum Aug 13
On this day in 1969, the astronauts were given a heroes' welcome in New York City with a ticker-tape parade through the Canyon of Heroes. It was reported that a record tonnage of paper was dropped by enthusiastic citizens during the parade.
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Dr. Buzz Aldrin Jul 22
Today I shared with ⁦⁩ my reflections on the 51st anniversary of the Moon landing. As America looks forward, we should maximize lessons from half a century to inform and inspire future human space exploration.
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National Air and Space Museum Aug 5
On this day in 1969, Neil Armstrong celebrated his 39th birthday while in quarantine following the mission. The party was complete with a "happy birthday" song, vanilla cake, and a champagne toast.
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Dr. Buzz Aldrin Aug 10
When this is your office, the Monday Blues instantly go away!
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Herb Baker Aug 5
astronaut was born on this day in 1930. Of all the trees in the Astronaut Memorial Grove at dedicated to astronauts that have left us, his is the only one with a Moon boot print. His tree is also one of the oldest & largest in the grove.
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Christina Korp Jul 24
51 years ago splashed back down to Earth. This mission changed the world and inspired a generation - the game changers of today, who are shaping our future in space. Here are notable people who used that inspiration to pursue their dreams.
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Kerbal Space Program Jul 22
"That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." Neil Armstrong
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Dr. Buzz Aldrin Aug 21
Our next set of astronauts will have a spectacular view of the lunar surface! Amazing how far our technology has advanced since !
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Dr. Buzz Aldrin Sep 8
in 1969, the first commemorative stamp was released by USPS! And a new one was released last year for the 50th anniversary!
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CONTACT LIGHT Aug 24
Today it's been 8 years without a legend. You are so missed. RIP Neil Armstrong 5.8.1930 - 25.8.2012 We salute you.
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The Martian Diaries 👽The War Of The Worlds Sequel Aug 29
When the Apollo 11 astronauts took off their helmets after their moonwalk, they noticed a strong smell, which Armstrong described as “wet ashes in a fireplace” and Aldrin as “spent gunpowder”. It was the smell of moon-dust on their boots.
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