"After 21 hours on the moon, it was time to go. But the ascent engine's arming circuit breaker was broken off! If we didn't find something to replace the pin, the engine wouldn't start. We'd be stuck on the moon.Armstrong and I looked around. We found a felt-tipped pen that fit into the slot. Problem solved!"
He hopes so. And perhaps it will be a woman who first steps on the red planet. I hope so."Will we celebrate Apollo 11's 100th anniversary under the pink skies of Mars?"
|© L Taylor|