To the moon and back

Assuming you were alive, where were you 40 years ago today? Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were landing on the moon.

I was at work that evening 🙁 and had to watch the news clips on rerun. It was a pretty exciting time for a young science fan, who had just just graduated from high school and was about to start university.

Did you know that a 1999 poll by The Gallup Organization found that 89% of the US public believed the Apollo moon landings were genuine, while 6% did not, and 5% were undecided. Read more at this Wikipedia page.