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40 Years Ago Today
2006/9/8 9:35
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I could not help but think back being a young boy watching in wonderment as mankind first set foot on the moon. I waited what seemed like hours for Armstrong to leave the lander and step out. I look forward to that continued passion and purpose that mankind possesses for even greater good.

Just wanted to take a minute as we all did that night to give thanks in our own way.

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Posted on: 2009/7/20 22:35
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Re: 40 Years Ago Today

2006/9/21 0:02
From Pittsburgh
Posts: 652
One of those events that I can still remember where I watched it from - on black and white TV.
Kinda hard to believe, though, that 40 years later, that event is still probably the zenith of our space program

Posted on: 2009/7/20 23:10

Re: 40 Years Ago Today
2006/9/9 9:29
From Monessen, PA
Posts: 2498
I remember watching the coverage, but not real well.

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Posted on: 2009/7/21 6:19
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Re: 40 Years Ago Today

2006/10/2 10:08
From Greensburg, Westmoreland Co.
Posts: 273
I remember going to grandma's house to watch it and staying up very late. I was in first grade at the time. It made a big impression on me. By the end of second grade I had read all the space related books in my school library.

Posted on: 2009/7/21 10:13
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Re: 40 Years Ago Today

2006/10/18 15:46
From Patterson twp, Pa (Beaver Falls)
Posts: 329
wasn't near old enough. Actually wasn't even close to being born. However reminds me of a stand up routine... Brian Regan. He's hilarious.

Posted on: 2009/7/21 10:57
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Re: 40 Years Ago Today

2006/9/10 21:53
From Greensburg, PA
Posts: 472
Parents got me up to see the tv coverage. I can picture the living room to this day. Something I think I will always remember.

I think the Buccos were above 500 then too...

Posted on: 2009/7/21 11:08

Re: 40 Years Ago Today

2006/9/9 8:53
From York
Posts: 83
One of those moments where I remember exactly "where I was when".

Sure the Bucs were above .500--"The Great One" was still playing then.

Posted on: 2009/7/21 11:13

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