By Melissa Huber, I-O Reporter
In honor of the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, which put men on the moon for the first time on July 20, 1969, here are a few lesser known facts about the Apollo program and that historic mission.
In a press release from NASA, just days before the Apollo 11 mission, it was stated that NASA manager Abe Silverstein had used the name Apollo because he felt “Apollo riding his chariot across the Sun was appropriate to the grand scale of the proposed program.”
Following are the 4-H Results from the 2014 Marias Fair
Over 180 4-H members from Pondera, Glacier, Toole and Liberty Counties participated in the 2014 Marias Fair. On Wednesday of the Fair, 4-H members participated in interview judging for their indoor exhibits and their project knowledge. Other events during the week included rabbit, poultry, cat, dog, horse, and livestock judging classes for showmanship and animal evaluations.
Over 40 judges, dozens of volunteers and staff helped the program run smoothly throughout the fair. Below are the results of the Pondera County 4-H members.
There will be a trumpet concert with Joel Finnesgard at the Pondera Valley Lutheran Church on Aug. 3 at 11 a.m. The performance will include a blend of traditional hymns and contemporary praise and worship music, and will be easy listening, uplifting and inspirational.