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usatoday:

Batman first appeared in 1939 in issue 27 of Detective Comics.
Numbers to know for Batman’s 75th Birthday: http://usat.ly/1u8fbZs
(Photo: DC Comics)

usatoday:

Batman first appeared in 1939 in issue 27 of Detective Comics.

Numbers to know for Batman’s 75th Birthday: http://usat.ly/1u8fbZs

(Photo: DC Comics)

Celebrating 75 years of Batman with freebies!

dccomicsnews:

Celebrating 75 years of Batman with freebies!

It’s been 75 years since the Caped Crusader made his entrance into the world and DC Comics is coining Wednesday, July 23rd, as “Batman Day”. Created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger 75 years ago, DC Comics is really taking strides to celebrate the day by giving out freebies in participating New York comic shops this Wednesday.

Detective Comics #27

Detective Comics #27

The main freebie is going to be a free copy of a…

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captainsunbeam:

Happy 45th anniversary of the moon landing, earthlings! The National Air & Space Museum is live-tweeting it (or whatever you call it when it’s something that already happened but they’re tweeting in real-time)! I can’t believe I don’t know where my astronaut ice cream is! Are you a little giddy about it? I AM!

damsellover:

- July 20th, 1969 - Apollo 11

It was 45 years ago today that man first set foot upon the moon.  We salute the incredible spirit and determination of the thousands upon thousands of men and women that contributed to man’s greatest achievement in exploration. 

todaysdocument:

Apollo 11 Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin make the first moonwalk, on July 20, 1969.

In these clips they can been seen planting the U.S. Flag on the lunar surface and experimenting with various types of movement in the Moon’s lower gravity, including loping strides and kangaroo hops.

Moonwalk One, ca. 1970

From the series: Headquarters’ Films Relating to Aeronautics, 1962 - 1981. Records of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1903 - 2006

via Media Matters » Stepping Stones to the Moon