Monday, 20 July 2009

Apolo 11: 40 years later

Forty years ago today Apollo 11 blasted off to the moon. You can see a good deal of video, pictures and interviews on NASA's website.

July 20, 1969 is a date that will always live in the minds and dreams of people all over the Earth. That was the day two men became the first ever to step foot on the surface of the moon. July 2009 marks the 40th anniversary of that historic mission.

Neil Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins flew Apollo 11 to the moon. Armstrong and Aldrin set foot on the moon while Collins orbited the moon in the spacecraft's command module.

Tuesday, 7 July 2009

Ronaldo in Madrid

Ronaldo has signed a six year deal to play with top European football club Real Madrid. He used to play for Manchester United and he will be paid 131 million dollars to play with other football stars such as Kaka.

The Santiago Bernabau is the home of the Real Madrid team. It is one of the cities major attractions. The stadium can host up to 75,000 people, and besides the domestic league games, other national games have been played. It has also hosted the 1982 World Cup finals when the event was held in Spain.