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to get a bit tearful seeing Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin at the NASA press conference?

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HeadFairy Mon 20-Jul-09 18:16:37

They don't make 'em like that any more do they?

So glad Neil Armstrong was involved today, he's a bit of a recluse and it wouldn't have been the same without him.

Vulgar Mon 20-Jul-09 18:53:34

where did you see it Headfairy? I've been looking online but can't find it.

I love the moon landings - such heroic stuff!

HeadFairy Mon 20-Jul-09 18:58:37

I was watching on News24... they had the whole press conference on. Maybe I'm just a hormonal wreck... but they're so dignified those old guys!

Saltire Mon 20-Jul-09 19:06:03

I seen him, whne I was nearly 2. Obviously I can't remember it

HeadFairy Mon 20-Jul-09 19:08:57

Ok now this sounds really dumb, but I wish i'd been around to see it. Must have been sooo exciting (in context of course).. now we'd be a bit meh, but then... they went to the moon in a space ship which was marginally less technically advanced than the average BMW!

GarconsSontCommeDesChiens Mon 20-Jul-09 19:19:20

Me too, HF

Bless all of them

IotasCat Mon 20-Jul-09 19:29:39

Some of us remember it live grin

HeadFairy Mon 20-Jul-09 19:29:49

They're so modest too, nothing like Byng Gordon!!

mummytowillow Mon 20-Jul-09 21:55:16

I was born they day man landed on the moon!

So today is my twin brother and I 40th birthday grin

BoysAreLikeDogs Mon 20-Jul-09 22:06:35

OH happy birthday MTW

v auspicious day smile

Meglet Mon 20-Jul-09 22:16:26

I found some Youtube clips of the landing and let 2.8 ds watch them, I got quite choked up showing him.

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