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One Small Step For Man, One Giant Lunar Park For The U.S.?

| July 20, 2013
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Can astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s “giant leap for mankind” be permanently preserved? Two House Democrats want to do just that: They proposed a bill to create a national historic park for the Apollo 11 mission — on the moon. The legislation would designate a park on the moon to honor that first mission, as well as preserve artifacts from other lunar missions

But Rep. Donna Edwards of Maryland and Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson from Texas might have a legal hurdle to memorializing those first lunar steps, taken 44 years ago on Saturday.

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Source: NPR Science – ingested into KQED

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