Pic of the Day: First and Last Man on the Moon

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Today we celebrate the first instance the humankind stepped on the Moon. I thought only fitted to remind you of the last human there, too. As a bitter-sweet reminder that NASA is not something where budgetary concerns should lie.

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In 1987, the Apollo 11 Crew left their signed patch for safekeeping at NASA until is presented to the first manned mission to Mars. Credit: NASA

Links: NASA Apollo 11 Mission | NASA Apollo 17 Mission | Apollo 11 Patch to Mars 1 | Buzz Aldrin punching a conspiracy theorist that doubted the moon landing

By Neuronicus, 20 July 2016

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Pic of the day: Galileo Galilei

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Over four hundred years ago, on December 28, 1612, Galileo was the first person to observe the planet Neptune.

Read the Galileo quote in Leonard Nimoy’s voice. Fans of Civilization V are familiar with his voice saying this quote when the Scientific Method is discovered in the game.