Neil Armstrong Walked on the Moon Nearly 50 Years Ago. Do You Remember That Day?

When Neil Armstrong stepped off his Apollo 11 lunar module almost 50 years in the past, the world was watching. A whole lot of thousands and thousands of individuals, glued to the grainy photographs on their tv units, absorbed Armstrong’s each transfer. A brand new movie, “First Man,” tells the story of the moon touchdown — the hazard and the triumph — from Armstrong’s perspective.

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For these of us who do not forget that day, the hazard was actual. This wasn’t prerecorded, scripted or a re-enactment. This actually was actuality TV. My story? My siblings and I had been enthralled (see the photograph above — that’s me on the ground). My dad, digicam fastened on the tv, wished to seize a historic occasion; my mother, her digicam on us, caught the surprise of that second.

What did it imply to you? We’d like to listen to your reminiscences of watching the primary man step onto the moon’s floor.

We might publish a choice of the responses.

Learn the ReviewReview: ‘First Man’ Takes a Big Leap for Man, a Smaller Step for MoviesOct. 10, 2018

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