Big Island’s Role in Apollo Missions Remembered

Posted on May 29, 2014 

by Dave Smith

Hawaii’s role in the momentous first landing on the moon has been recognized by state lawmakers, and in photographs taken decades ago.

July 20 marks the 45th anniversary of the historic 1969 landing of the Apollo 11 lunar module on what would become known as Tranquility Base, for its location in the moon’s Sea of Tranquility….(more)