The Eagle has Landed

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Forty-four years ago, a nation that we now know was racist, didn’t care about the environment and drank too much soda, landed on the moon.

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(Photo via NASA)

Half-a-billion television viewers watched it happen live. They saw men walk on the surface of another world. They saw that human beings could break free of their world

And that was that.

Neil Armstrong died about the time that Obama finished gutting NASA. He lived long enough to write a saddened letter about the decline of American space exploration under Obama that everyone in the media did their best not to pay attention to. The letter was also signed by Eugene Cernan, the last man to walk on the moon.

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NASA’s New Mission: Boost the Muslim World’s Self-Esteem

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Now that the space shuttle program has been retired, NASA can start focusing on its primary mission: reaching out to the Muslim world.

In 1961, John F. Kennedy promised that America would be the first country to land a man on the moon.  It was an exciting time for the space program and many amazing accomplishments were achieved, including the fulfillment of Kennedy’s promise, the moon landing of 1969.

It is quite sad to see how NASA has suffered in the last four decades.  Instead of excitement about the space program, there is a sense that it is coming to an end with the retirement of the space shuttle.

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