Sky High: NASA Looks Back at the Moon Landing

Forty years ago today, NASA headed to the moon. Where to next?

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Four decades ago, astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and "Buzz" Aldrin took off in the Apollo 11 spacecraft, headed straight to the moon. The tour was one small step for man, and one giant leap for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. But once you go to the moon, is the only direction to go...down? To reflect on the moon landing, on NASA today and forty years ago, The Takeaway is joined by NASA's current acting administrator, Christopher Scolese.

For more, head over to NASA's Apollo 11 page and take a tour of the landing site.

Here's a slideshow of Apollo 11 photos and memorabilia:

Guests:

Christopher Scolese

Hosted by:

Farai Chideya

Contributors:

Samantha Fields and Molly Webster

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