It happened on SEPTEMBER 22

1791

Michael Faraday was born in Newington (Surrey, England). An English physicist and chemist, he was held in high esteem by Maxwell and, later, Einstein. Faraday never held a university professorship; rather, he conducted his electromagnetic experiments through his position as a laboratory assistant and was largely self-taught. He and Maxwell’s work taken together gave rise to field theory. Faraday was a scientific popularizer, and he also gave vibrant accounts of his Christian faith on various occasions.

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On the way to the Moon: memories and documents 50 years later

The Descent of Man on the Moon: Some Historical Images

D. F. Noble, The Ascent of the Saints: Space Exploration (1997)

Von Braun said: "Human space travel is God's will", from an interview by Oriana Fallaci (1965)

Paul VI, General Audience, 23 July 1969

Paul VI, Message delivered to the Astronauts of Apollo 11, July 1969

Jacques Arnould, Astronautics, from INTERS Encyclopedia

Giuseppe Reibaldi, Next Stop in Space: the Moon (2019)

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