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Learn more:

Bear Grylls’ awesome kid-names: http://celebritybabies.people.com/2009/01/15/bear-grylls-welcomes-son-huckleberry-edward-jocelyne/

Michael Collins: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Collins_(astronaut)

Very cool article about Collins and the speech Nixon had ready in case Armstrong and Aldrin didn’t leave the moon: http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2009/jul/19/michael-collins-astronaut-apollo11

Veritasium’s moon video: http://youtu.be/Bz9D6xba9Og

List of man-made objects on the moon: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_man-made_objects_on_the_Moon

to scale distance between earth and moon: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/ef/Earth-Moon.png

Moon reflectors: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lunar_laser_ranging_experiment

Blind Willie Johnson “Dark was the Night, Cold was the Ground”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNj2BXW852g

Golden Record: http://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/spacecraft/goldenrec.html

Earth from 4 billion miles away: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pale_Blue_Dot.png

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