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Don Shields Remembers NASA’S APOLLO 11 MISSION as we remember Don Shields
Don Shields worked on the LEM 5, the Lunar Module that went all the way to the Moon. This was an interview we did with him for KNOW, The Journal of Lifelong Learning in July 2013. Our good friend Don passed in November 2018. Here is his LEM 5 story.
Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two people on the Moon. Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin landed the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle on July 20, 1969, at 20:17 UTC. This July 20, 2019 will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the landing.
Friday, April 26, 2019 Copperfield's in Santa Rosa (Montgomery Village) 775 Village Court, Santa Rosa Cherríe L. Moraga is a writer and an activist. A cofounder of Kitchen Table: Women of Color Press, Moraga co-edited the highly influential volume This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color in 1981. A former Artist-in-Residence at Stanford, Moraga was recently appointed a professor in the Department of English at UC-Santa Barbara, where, with her artistic partner Celia Herrera Rodriguez, she will institute Las Maestras Center for Chicana and Indigenous Thought and Art Practice. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Theatre Playwriting Fellowship Award and a Rockefeller Fellowship for Literature. Her new book is Native Country of the Heart: A Memoir.