Apollo 11 and Viking 1 anniversaries today

Today is the 47th anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the Moon. There will be a new documentary debuting today – Go: The Great Race – Moon Landing Special on ‘Through the Decades’ – Decades TV Network – July 20, 2016 – but there are many older ones available on line, e.g.:

Today on The Space Show (7-8:30 pm PDT, 10-11:30 pm EDT, 9-10:30 pm CDT) Rand Simberg and Bill Simon will discuss the Evoloterra ceremony. See my report here on Our Evoloterra evening from a few years ago.

Today is also the 40th anniversary of the landing of the first Viking spacecraft on Mars: