One giant leap for faith: How some of the Apollo Astronauts honour God on the moon

“I would like to take this opportunity to ask every person listening in, whoever and wherever they may be,” Aldrin said, “to pause for a moment and contemplate the events of the past few hours and to give thanks in his or her own way.” ~BUZZ ALDRIN

As the world gets ready to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, Religion News Service (RNS) offers some interesting facts about some of the early Astronauts and the things they brought to the moon, including their spirituality. After pausing to give thanks Aldrin read from John 15:5: “As Jesus said: I am the vine, you are the branches. Whoever remains in me, and I in him, will bear much fruit; for you can do nothing without me.”

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