Apollo program

The Mars Rover Is So Worth It, But Meteor Showers Are Free

Posted on 08/11/2012 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentI love space stuff — not enough to take physics or anything, but enough to really wish I had the cash to chase solar eclipses around the world. Why? Because I was in grade school during the best years of NASA’s Apollo Program and some of my fondest memories are of our little family huddled around the TV to watch the launches and splashdowns of Apollos 14 to 17. I know the exact date Neil Armstrong walked on the moon because it happened on my sister’s sixth birthday (July 20, …