forty years ago, i sat in my grandmother's living room and watched the apollo moon landing with her. it must have been a trip for her; she'd grown up in 19th-century japan, and seen a lot of changes in the world in her lifetime. i remember her saying, "wonderful america," which is funny, because i don't remember her saying very much in english. i think she already had alzheimer's then.this site
lets you follow the mission's trajectory.