Bay Area gears up for moon landing’s 50th anniversary

San Mateo Daily Journal - 07-16


Space fever has firmly gripped the Bay Area as the countdown to the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing ticks ever onward. On July 20, 1969, America’s most famous extraterrestrial sojourners touched down on the moon after making the three-day trip from the Kennedy Space Center on Merritt Island, Florida.