The photo was then called radio, rather than ultrasound. This report required a note, so the reader knew that the Apollo XI capsule left the Saturn 5 rocket now, and now the man stepped into the moon, and now Homo sapiens has completed the air "the greatest path of humanity".
On Wednesday, July 16, 1969, the world stopped. This did not concern the invasion of the Salvador troops on the territory of Honduras. Pope Paul VI. From the Castel Gandolfo Palace in Italy, he said that this journey to a natural earth satellite forced a person to think about the "enormous and enormous reality of God's creation".
A million Peruvian citizens who entertained "live" in their daily lives, thanks to television. "World" facts were really born. "Boba box", although in black and white, has penetrated into homes to transform our lives. Homo videns (dixit Giovanni Sartori) gave the first.
Premiere of viewers
It has been said that 1,200 million people around the world (after clarifying that it has reached 500 million) experienced a live-on-live broadcast, at 8:32 am on Wednesday, July 16 (local time).
Paradoxes of historical and social contexts, in the case of Latin America, are only inhabitants – with TV Peru and Venezuela – launched Saturn 5 from Tower 39-A Cape Canaverala (Florida, USA). . The Mexicans did this with a microwave oven. And the other inhabitants of the southern Rio Grande region pulled out their hair, seeing only previous missile launches, made up of witty stories.
The Americans, via Comsat and NASA, decided to transfer events to Canada, the US and Europe. On the march, they decided not to broadcast the event via Intersat 11, but via ATS 1, which caused a crisis on most of the television stations in the southern hemisphere.
Two days before the event, on Monday, July 14, the Japanese launched a ground station for satellite communication (Intersat), which was crowned by a large satellite antenna in Lurin.
The days before the departure of Amstrong, Aldrin and Collins on the Moon, Peru lived for the first months of the military government of General Juan Velasco Alvarado. Through the streets of Lima, there was a testimony of the impending travel of American astronauts to the lunar surface, and shops traded television as hot cakes. People did not like Minister of Economy Francisco Morales-Bermúdez to visit England, Japan, France, Italy and Spain to demand the refinancing of Peru's debts.
A day without a night
Everyone was expecting on Wednesday 16th, as we are waiting for Friday. Today was a atypical day that Wednesday, the sixteenth century: bars, commercial houses and all this city in Lima opened the door at 7 am with a "television receiver" – sticks, temples of long wait, did not really close their doors. The radio devices were mutually detailed. Some stations, such as La Crónica, have signed a media deal in Florida. Four thousand journalists, including 700 foreign journalists, arrived at NASA's operational center, as well as ambassadors and ministers of science on the planet. Proud, German engineer Werhner von Braun, the creator of US missiles, watched the event from the VIP area.
The man went to the Moon on Wednesday 16th and arrived at the target without gravity 4 days later, 20. The magazines have multiplied their editions. People were only interested in what happened in space, an adventure in which the United States invested an astronomical image of $ 12,000 million.
The journals warned that the commander of Apollo XI and the leader of the first man on the Moon, Neil Armstrong, visited Limo only two and a half years before the sensational flight 69. When he visited us, in the middle of the "Good Name" visit, together with Cosmonavt R. There, in front of a team of Peruvian journalists, he swore to them for blessing that "before the 1970 United States put a man on the moon, we will come before the Soviets. There is no doubt about it." The Cold War between the United States and the former Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) won space as a battlefield.
On July 20, via satellite, Neil Armstrong pronounced the first sentence with the voice of an ambulance with a megaphone that millions of people will hear at the same time: "It's a small step for a man, but a big step for mankind."
José Vadillo Villa