I was 18 and graduated from high school that year, Woodstock was 3weeks away; We all watched the Moon walk on a 19" Zenith Black & White TV.
I get the same way Bill does when I see the ISS fly over, there's people up there
, and I wish we had never stopped going to the Moon.
There were certainly perils, does anyone remember the broken circuit breaker switch?
How a felt-tipped pen saved the Apollo 11 mission
Buzz Aldrin wasn't the first to "McGuyver" a solution to a difficult problem, but his use of a felt-tip pen to activate a broken circuit breaker to enable the Eagle to blast off from the moon surely ranks as one of the most dramatic.
a felt-tipped pen saved the Apollo 11 mission | www.eetimes.com