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First Lunar Landing: 40 Years Ago Today

“Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.” — Neil Armstrong, July 20, 1969 Fourty years ago today, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to land on the moon. They landed at 20:17 UTC (13:17 PDT) on July 20 with about 25 seconds of fuel left. Watch CBS Videos Online Six hours and fourty minutes later at…

Walter Cronkite dies

KNX Radio is reporting that legendary CBS TV anchorman Walter Cronkite has passed away.  He was 92.  Details to come.  From the New York Times: 8:11 p.m.: Walter Cronkite, an iconic CBS News journalist who defined the role of anchorman for a generation of television viewers, died Friday at the age of 92, his family…