Apollo 11 20th Anniversary

On July 24th, 1969 the Apollo 11 became the first spaceflight to land humans on the moon. Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins made up the crew on the Apollo 11 with Neil and Buzz landing on the moon with the Lunar Module. The moon landing was televised to a worldwide audience. As Neil Armstrong took foot on the moon he uttered the historical words, “one small step for [1] man, one giant leap for mankind”. This marked the end of the Space Race.

On July 11th, 2019 the city of Kerrville, Texas held a tribute for the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. It was held at the Callioux Theatre for Performing Arts and featured NASA Pioneers. These included astronauts Fred Haise and Jack Lousma, flight directors Gerry Griffin and Tommy Holloway, and system specialists Tom Moser and Norman Chaffee. The six NASA pioneers joined in together to discuss some of their favorite memories.

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