In case you missed it, here’s a link to a wonderful little Google Doodle.
Yes. Technically our moon’s name is ‘Moon’
This is the CSIRO Parkes Observatory, one of three tracking stations tasked with transmitting the live telecast of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the Moon.
On Monday, July 21, 1969, at 12.56 pm, Australian Eastern Standard Time, I was among the estimated 600 million people watching the Apollo 11 Moon landing.
Two generations ago, someone stood there for the first time.
This day, 50 years ago, was the eve of the historic landing on the Moon.
I’ve caught a ‘Blue Moon’ more often than these two in the night sky once.
My body clock failed to wake me, choosing instead to remain in ‘snooze’ mode.