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Life IS history in the making. Every word we say, everything we do becomes history the moment it is said or done. Life void of memories leaves nothing but emptiness. For those who might consider history boring, think again: It is who we are, what we do and why we are here. We are certainly individuals in our thoughts and deeds but we all germinated from seeds planted long, long ago.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Pause in Remembrance of a True American Space Legend

July 20th marked celebration of Moon Day - remembering the day 47 years ago when upon landing on the moon, Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong reported "The Eagle Has Landed." A few hours later, Armstrong stepped off of the Eagle's ladder, placed one foot upon the moon's surface and proclaimed:

"That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."



Today we honor the memory of Astronaut Neil Armstrong...


(August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012)

Neil Armstrong was a quiet, self-described "nerdy" engineer who became a global hero when as a steely-nerved U.S. pilot he made "one giant leap for mankind" with the first step on the moon.

Read more. . .
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/apollo11.html

Let's pause in a moment of silence in remembrance of a true American space legend. . .