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-- -- Take a look at some live pictures we're getting courtesy of NASA from space or waiting for -- astronauts aboard the International Space Station about to begin their second of five space -- The astronaut David Wolf Thomas marsh -- you're gonna be attaching a large cargo carrier filled with spare parts to the outside.
Yes space station out there that's spacewalk is set to be in about fifteen minutes or so from now we will show you live -- -- when -- get out there.
In the meantime decide notes space station crew also trying to fix a broken toilet.
Toilet broke down yesterday there are only two on board of -- isn't one -- like that second one up and Iran.
-- before the Internet -- before the age of computers and cell phones forty years ago today.
The crew of Apollo eleven made -- ten point landing on the surface of the moon.
And for the first time ever mankind set foot.
On the lunar surface Brian Wilson is joining us inside the air and space museum in Washington DC where they are remembering this historic mission.
So what are they saying there on this anniversary Bryant.
Well people are coming and they are taking pictures it's always the way it is here at the lunar excursion model as we sit here and sort of a mock up.
Of tranquility base the -- on the left in this this scenario would be on Neil Armstrong and the guy coming down the latter would be bugs all drug.
And by the way I didn't know it until today but.
This is an actual lunar excursion model not a mock up this was one that was going to be used Obama.
Mission that got canceled.
And so it now it is here at the air and space museum you wanna find out though what is the next big step should be go back to the moon.
The big debate that's going on today among the astronauts flew -- flew in the Apollo missions is to -- go back to the literature we just jump straight ahead.
And perhaps go to Mars let's talk to some of the people here sir how are you gonna talk here -- wherever you and 69.
Are you watching TV you remember that -- I do you think we should go back to the loan -- -- line.
Just to explore more on the when we exported -- some people are saying maybe we skipped the money go straight to Mars what -- Sure why not -- -- front.
So people are walking appear to have their pictures taken the astronauts are in town today doing a number of events.
And and the real debate that is -- going on in the world today is what should our next step in space be.
As the shuttle system starts to come down.
And we contemplate our next moves.
Interestingly enough the the people of Apollo sort of got it right John because many of the concepts from Apollo.
Would be used to go back to the moon under the current drawing board planes back future and so I at this point through the the next.
Trip really is another -- launch right.
That would be right -- and they have to sort of rebuild some of the technology they have.
The Saturn five rocket something that largely can lift that much weight into space they have to come up with something like -- so a lot of work ahead.
Cool stuff thanks Brian.
And if you wanna read more about the Apollo eleven mission anniversary as well as other historic achievements that occurred that same year.
You'll find video pictures and essays about events.
Including the Apollo eleven lunar landing what -- stock.
And the Nixon presidency pictures you from Woodstock John I was rare trip and I wasn't there I was I was.
Probably in my astronaut uniform now well we also got pictures of the spacewalk come up probably about ten minutes or so from now it's well -- will bring those.
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