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Share your moon landing memories

Alia Talaat

Ahead of this weekend’s full moon, UK Research and Innovation’s (UKRI’s) Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the UK Space Agency are asking people across the UK to share their memories of one of the seminal moments in the 20th century – the 1969 Apollo 11 Moon landing – and to tell their stories about how this moment in history has inspired them.

A selection of the submissions to this crowd-sourced history campaign will be curated and shared with the public on 20 July 2019, marking 50 years since Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the Moon.

The campaign is intended not only to unearth fascinating first-hand memories but to explore how the Moon landings touched almost every aspect of popular culture, from cinema to art, literature to music. For anyone who may not have watched the footage live, there is an opportunity to get involved by sharing their stories about how space exploration has inspired them or led to a career in the sector.

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