Over at Tor.com, there is a lovely collection of essays by everyone from Jo Walton to Charles Stross about what the 1969 Moon landing meant to them. io9 pal Andrew Liptak has collected all the posts into a handy list over on his blog.
Last friday, at the National Museum of the USAF, the Apollo 11 astronauts participated in a panel discussion about their historic Moon landing. They spent a good portion of the discussion, however, not on the Moon — but Mars.
It may be a while before we see another moon landing, but there are plenty of ways to relive the magic of the first. We Choose the Moon provides a real-time reenactment of the Apollo 11 mission, complete with a desktop mission tracker and Twitter feed, while Slate mashes up footage to envision what media coverage of…