Happy Anniversaries

Pop quiz. Where were you 37 years ago today? Where were you 30 years ago today?

Moon Walk

In the first case, I’m not sure where I was, but I was probably learning how to sit up. Meanwhile Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were becoming the first humans to walk on the moon.

Viking I

Seven years later, I was walking, talking, and probably getting underfoot around the house when Viking I became the first spacecraft to land safely on another planet.

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