Category Archives: Moon Day

“Good Luck, Mr. Gorsky” From Apollo 11

Today, July 24th, 2018 marks the 49th Anniversary of the Splashdown and successful completion of the Apollo 11 Mission to the Moon and Back. I have marked the day with a unique OTRWD Header photograph of the recovery of the … Continue reading

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“We Came In Peace”

“Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon, July 1969 AD. We came in peace for all mankind.”

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“Sunday Thoughts”

“This is the greatest week in the history of the world since Creation.” –President Richard Nixon Upon greeting the Apollo 11 crew after they splash down in the Pacific Ocean on July 24, 1969

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“Tranquility Base Here”

“The Eagle has landed.” Spoken 46 years ago today.  Still sends chills on the back of my neck when I hear it. If you don’t have time to watch the actual CBS footage, (complete with 1969 animation until the landing), … Continue reading

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