Tag Archives: Andrew Chaikin

Earthrise: The 45th Anniversary

This is very Cool. My friend and colleague Andy Chaikin has narrated this account of how the astronauts of Apollo 8 in December 1968 took the famous “Earthrise” photograph that is one of the most iconic images of the twentieth … Continue reading

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Andy Chaikin on the Recent Neil Armstrong Kurfuffle over his First Words when Walking on the Moon

Andy Chaikin relayed to me his distress in seeing the recent news stories claiming that Neil Armstrong lied to the world about when he made up his famous “One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind” quote. As a … Continue reading

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