Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Apollo 11

Wed, 16 July 1969 = 1st of Av, 5729
א׳ בְּאָב תשכ״ט
Parashat Devarim (in Diaspora)
Rosh Chodesh Av

Launched on a new moon landed 4 days later...
"א׳ בְּאָב תשכ״ט" = 24 (Hebrew Reduction)
"א׳ בְּאָב תשכ״ט" = 69 (Hebrew Ordinal)

Parashat Devarim / פרשת דברים
Parashat Devarim is the 44th weekly Torah portion

Apollo 11 blasted off on July 16, 1969. Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins were the astronauts on Apollo 11. Four days later, Armstrong and Aldrin landed on the moon. They landed on the moon in the Lunar Module.

Apollo 11 landed back on Earth on Tisha B'Av 1969 Thu, 24 July 1969 = 9th of Av, 5729 ט׳ בְּאָב תשכ״ט Parashat Vaetchanan (in Diaspora)

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