January 20, 2023
It’s Friday, and today is the 93rd birthday of astronaut Buzz Aldrin, the second person to set foot on the moon. Obviously they didn’t have cell phones in 1969, and even their attempt at live-streaming was jerky at best. More recently, the fine people at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center compiled footage from the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter to simulate what Aldrin’s successors saw from Apollo 13 when they reached the moon just one year later. It boggles the mind.
“Shoot for the moon; you might get there.”
Respiteers, shall we shoot for the moon together this afternoon? Check your inboxes right before 2pm for the magic link.
Onwards and upwards,