Countdown to Apollo 11 50th Anniversary – 4 life lessons from Aliana

1. Be curious – Aliana wanted to know why the light from the full moon was so bright, so she read about the phases of the moon. 2. Be creative – Aliana experimented with light and reflection, using shiny objects in her house to create a surprise for her brother. 3. Be patient – AlianaContinue reading “Countdown to Apollo 11 50th Anniversary – 4 life lessons from Aliana”

Countdown to Apollo 11 50th Anniversary – 5 animals in space

Five animal related facts about space so that I can share a picture of Charlie too, for his biggest fan Shalini 😊 1. Several monkeys were used in flight and space trials that did not end well. In 1959 – 10 years before Apollo 11 – a rhesus monkey named Abel and a Squirrel monkeyContinue reading “Countdown to Apollo 11 50th Anniversary – 5 animals in space”

Countdown to 50th anniversary Apollo 11 – by the numbers 6 facts

1. Apollo 11 landed on the moon 66 years after the Wright Brothers first flight. 2. Neil Armstrong was 15 years old when he had logged enough hours to fly but wasn’t old enough to get. Drivers license. 3. 12 astronauts have walked on the moon. 4, When Apollo 11 returned it only had 25Continue reading “Countdown to 50th anniversary Apollo 11 – by the numbers 6 facts”