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Relive the Moon landing in Real Time 40 Years on

I came across this great website that takes you back 40 years ago and recreates the Apollo 11 mission to the moon in real time much the same way families crowded around black-and-white television sets in 1969 to watch Neil Armstrong take man's first steps on the moon.

Through wechoosethemoon.org you'll be able to watch the Apollo 11 mission recreated in real time on the web, follow Twitter feeds of transmissions between Mission Control and the spacecraft, and even get an eMail alert when the lunar module touches down.

The web site--WeChooseTheMoon.org--goes live at 8:02 a.m. on July 16, 90 minutes before the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 launch from Cape Canaveral, Fla. It will track the capsule's route from the Earth to the Moon, ending with the moon landing and Armstrong's walk--in real time, but 40 years later.

Internet visitors can see animated recreations of key events from the four-day mission, including when Apollo 11 first orbits the moon and when the lunar module separates from the command module, as well as browse video clips and photos and hear the radio transmission between the astronauts and NASA flight controllers.