It Was 50 Years Ago Today…

Make America Great Again!

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angrywebmaster
angrywebmaster
July 21, 2019 04:32

*Facepalm*

That isn’t a picture of Apollo 11. They didn’t have a lunar Rover with them.

*head desk* *head desk* *head desk* *head desk*

This has a picture of Apollo 11!

angrywebmaster
angrywebmaster
July 21, 2019 07:08

Insufficient ingestion of fermented vegetation I suspect. And while I am dating myself, I did watch the landing and the moonwalks live and in glorious black and white.
(Man! TV was so racist back then!)

Terrapod
Terrapod
July 21, 2019 06:42

Don’t chastise yourself Misha, the MSM is running the photo with the rover all over the press including my local rag (AP of course) which is why you probably captured it that way. Can’t recall if it was mission 15 or 16 that had the rover but do recall how great the video was of the moon dust kicking off… Read more »

angrywebmaster
angrywebmaster
July 21, 2019 07:11
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You forget the first rule of when using materials from the MSM. They are lazy and stupid.

LC&IB Vulcanrider, MSgt, USAF, Ret
LC&IB Vulcanrider, MSgt, USAF, Ret
July 21, 2019 11:17

Rovers went on 15-17…allowed Gene Cernan and Jack Barnes (17) to complete 4 full EVAs and spend the longest total time on the Moon. Also, Harrison “Jack” Barnes was the first non-pilot (read scientist)to qualify for the astronaut program. Common thing now at the ISS, but back then they were all “zipper-suited sun gods”…Yeah,, I’m a NASA-phile, what about it?

LC&IB Vulcanrider, MSgt, USAF, Ret
LC&IB Vulcanrider, MSgt, USAF, Ret
July 22, 2019 19:23

That would be Jack Schmidt, of course…too many voices “helping” me around here…