A mere 65 years after we learned to fly, we fulfilled a promise 40 years ago tonight:
It's still mind blowing to this day.
FYI, if you're interested three Penn State alumni have flown in space, but none on the Apollo missions. They are:
- Paul Weitz (NASA/Wikipedia)
- Robert Cenker (NASA/Wikipedia)
- Guion S. Bluford Jr. - the first African-American astronaut (NASA/Wikipedia)
as well as current Assistant Professor of Kinesiology at Penn State,
- James Pawelczyk (NASA/Wikipedia)