They all had this boyhood dream of being like Buck Rogers at a time when the word 'astronaut' hadn't even been invented," Roth said of the moonwalkers
including TV presenter Lorraine Kelly, pictured above centre, did their bit for charity
Way back in 1970 in a world still dazzled by the first Moonwalkers
, Nixon's vice-president Spiro T Agnew pledged that America would put a man on Mars by the year 2000.
When Apollo missions were blasting off on a regular basis between 1969 and 1972, it seemed likely that moonwalkers
would become as common as Everest mountaineers.
FUNDRAISING: Edinburgh Moonwalkers
, Caroline Jackson (front left) and Eloise Bill (front right) with fellow walkers who are taking part in the charity marathon event (AC110610Fmoon-02)
from a Middlesbrough school are in training to raise funds for breast cancer care.
A burst of charged particles that was released from the Sun would have caused severe radiation sickness, dosing the unlucky moonwalkers
with about 400 rem--about 50,000 times the radiation dose you get from a chest X-ray.
He too turned to drink, persecuting his wife and children before the couple found God and set up a ministry John Young WHILE most moonwalkers
saw their careers as astronauts come to an end upon their return, Young flew again on Skylab before commanding the first space shuttle flight in 1981.
, space program workers and hundreds of others began gathering for the Apollo 11 anniversary festivities on Friday morning.
A SOME of the most sought-after autographs of the late 20th Century are those of the Moonwalkers
and Apollo crews.
Now he's trying astronaut training and meeting real moonwalkers
A PAIR of Teesside moonwalkers
raised more than pounds 1,000 for cancer research, during a midnight marathon.
There were only 12 moonwalkers
, so they're pretty special.
The two moonwalkers
ventured no farther than 275 yards from their spaceship and spent only 2 hours, 15 minutes walking on the moon.
from Colne Valley Ladies' Circle were (from left) Lynn Dare, Julie Clayton, Lara Dare and Kathy Roche park and walkThe Playtex Moonwalk centre in Hyde Park