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'Space nerd' recalls Apollo

 

July 19, 2019

Steve Korby greeted John Cavanaugh Monday evening wearing a homemade spacesuit. A program at the Cloquet library marked the anniversary of the Apollo 11 crew lifting off and making history five days later. Cavanaugh is an amateur astronomer and space enthusiast.

Fifty years ago was a monumental time in American history. On July 20, 1969, our country made President John F. Kennedy's 1961 proclamation - to put a man on the moon and return him safely, by the end of the decade - a reality.

As part of its "Space Week" and in honor of the 50th anniversary of the moon walk, the Cloquet Public Library hosted John Cavanaugh Monday evening. It was the anniversary of the Apollo 11 crew lifting off and making history five days later. Cavanaugh is an amateur astronomer and teaches classes through Cloquet's Community Education on stargazing and appreciating the...



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