Wolfe is this: I'm just happy that the next Moonwalkers
will be humans, not Klingons!
US President had speech ready in case of disaster: President Richard Nixon's speechwriter William Safire wrote a speech in case the Apollo 11 moonwalkers
missed the rendezvous with the orbiting command module to return to Earth.
The 15,000 MoonWalkers
, including DJ Sara Cox, helped raise pounds 6million.
The examinations of the astronauts and their world considers how the Apollo program's demise reflected an end to the optimistic atmosphere of the space program in general, and its effect on the original Moonwalkers
. An engrossing blend of biography, history and science reflects the achievements of a program and its effects on those who made it their lives when the world moved on.
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.
The Ron Weasley actor took on a lighter workload than his co-stars, but he still has worked pretty consistently since wrapping "Harry Potter." He took on punk rock in "CBGB" and made audiences laugh in "Moonwalkers
." The 28-year-old has also worked in theater.
He is now searching, scarf-in-hand, for the final two moonwalkers
, John Young and Harrison Schmitt.
* 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)
He said: "Cancer seems to touch everybody." The 15,000 MoonWalkers
, including DJ Sara Cox, helped raise EUR6million.
In total, the Moonwalkers
trekked 221,000 miles for charity, the equivalent of almost nine times around the world.
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.
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