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Recalling 1st Moon walk: July 20, 1969

<p>A special 10-page issue of &quot;Science Times&quot; in the July 14 <i>New York Times</i>  celebrates a day when seemingly everyone on Earth stood still as humans took their first step on the Moon.</p><p>ASU professor Lawrence Krauss was one of a group of 22 Americans, an Englishman and a Pole who recalled for journalist Claudia Dreifus how they experienced the Apollo 11 Moon landing.</p><p>Like others, Krauss remembered exactly what he was doing: &quot;Like the geek I was, I had set up my own ‘command center' in our family room in Toronto, where I had plans of the command module and the LEM, and I watched TV...&quot;</p><p>Krauss is now an internationally acclaimed theoretical physicist and cosmologist, author of several books, including &quot;The Physics of Star Trek.&quot; Krauss directs ASU's Origins Initiative. He is a professor in ASU's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences where he is a faculty member in the Physics Department and the School of Earth and Space Exploration. </p>

Article Source: New York Times