Moon Shot ’09

Forty years ago the world watched network news special reports with bated breath as Neil Armstrong took the first human step on another world.  How might that coverage look today?  Slate thinks they have an idea of how the space age might collide with the age of the 24-hour news cycle:

(My favorite part comes about 45 seconds in, when Anderson Cooper puts up the Twitter chatter on the moon landing – posts include “Suck it, China!” and “Michael Jackson RIP.”)

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