On this day in 1969 Apollo 11 lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. This trip marked the first time a man landed on the moon!
Nasa has great pictures of the launch and mission.
Here is a lesson plan for the book Moonshot: A Flight of Apollo 11
NASA’s website has great interactive learning tools about the program.
DLTK has a great list of different activities all about space.
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