For All Humankind: Memories of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing from Mexico

The following is an excerpt from For All Humankind: The Untold Stories of How the Moon Landing Inspired the World by Tanya Harrison and Danny Bednar.

Sketch of Matias walking beneath the Milky Way. Art by Ray Brisendine.
Sketch of Matias walking beneath the Milky Way. Art by Ray Brisendine.

The small wooden bookshelf in Matias’ room housed a collection of science fiction classics, including Jules Verne, Ray Bradbury, and Robert Heinlein. Contained within their pages were the blueprints…

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Dr. Tanya Harrison

Professional Martian. PhD Geoscientist at Planet Labs. Former operations team member for Opportunity, Curiosity, & the Mars Recon. Orbiter. Views = my own.