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Interview - Where were you?









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MALE SPEAKER: Well, I was 12 years old, and we were vacationing at Cape Cod, and I remember it well because on our vacation, we didn't have a television with us. So we kind of huddled around the radio and listened to it, and it was quite an experience for a 12 year old to listen and to think how far and how much we had accomplished, and I still remember it very, very clearly. It was quite an experience.

INTERVIEWER: Well, how do you feel about the advances that NASA has made over the years and the fact that we're going back to the Moon in 2020 and on to Mars?

MALE SPEAKER: Well, I think it's a great thing, the exploration of space, and it's something that, you know, to see how far we've come. I remember it being the real challenge for that generation was just who could land on the Moon first, and the progress that we've made since then and the struggle is something that is really tremendous now, and I think we need to keep our goals high and our aspirations high as we aim for space.