Apollo

5:29pm

Wed January 30, 2013
StoryCorps

StoryCorps: Apollo 11 engineer recalls the thrill of the first lunar landing

Patricia Fodor and Diane Daniels. Photo courtesy of StoryCorps

Take a moment to imagine how the night sky will look a few hours from now. The lights of the Bay Area may shine around you, making the darkness a little lighter. And of course there’s likely to be some fog. Still you’ll probably see a few stars, glowing dimly against an endlessly dark backdrop.

But drive further away from the city, perhaps up to Mt. Tamalpais, and the night sky dazzles.

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