History Matters


A biweekly feature courtesy of The Grateful American Book Prize >Showing our children that their past is prelude to their future

July 16 to July 31 “We have lift off!” Destination: The Moon. With astronauts N eil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, and Michael Collins aboard, Apollo 11 was launched on July 16, 1969 from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Seventy-six hours and 240,000 miles later, they entered lunar orb it and started preparations for Neil Armstrong’s moon walk. The following day, Armstrong piloted the landing module,…

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