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┬áhis distress in seeing┬áthe 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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