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Commemorative Event: 40th Anniversary of the First Moon Landing
July 16, 2009

First Lunar Landing - July 20, 1969

The U.S. Mission will host a Commemorative Event on the Occasion of  the 40th Anniversary of the First Landing on the Moon at the U.S. Mission on Monday evening, July 20, 2009.

For this event, and for future display on this website, we will create a digital slide show based on some of YOUR reminiscences of the first Lunar landing.

Where were you on July 20, 1969 and how did you experience the first landing on the Moon?

Share your reminiscences with us in the space provided below!

Please tell us where you were when you watched the landing – in our slide animation, a star will light up on a map for your location as your words display.

Comments may be signed with your name or posted anonymously.

The U.S. Mission will create a digital slide show based on your memories which will be shown at a commemorative event of the First Lunar Landing on Monday, June 20 at the U.S. Mission.  You can post your reminiscence below, or share it on the U.S. Mission Geneva Facebook page.

Note: Discussion posts on this site are submitted to a monitor, so there may be a slight delay before you see your contribution on our site.