July 2011 Volume XV, Issue 7
18 Glenmanor Dr.
July 20, 1969
The First Man on the Moon
On July 20, 1969 the lunar
module (LM) Eagle, separated
from the command module
Columbia. As decent began, Neil
Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin found July 18th is Caviar Day
that they were passing landmarks
on the surface of the moon 4
seconds early and reported that
they were "long."
They would land miles west Caviar is simply sieved and
of their intended target point. The lightly salted Sturgeon roe. The
LM navigation and guidance four main types of caviar are
computer distracted the crew with Beluga, Sterlet, Ossetra, and
several unusual program alarms. Servuga. The rarest and costliest is
Inside Mission Control Center in Houston, Texas, computer engineer Jack from the beluga sturgeon that swim
Garman told guidance officer Steve Bales it was safe to continue the descent in the Caspian Sea, which is
and this was relayed to the crew. When Armstrong again looked outside, he bordered by Iran, Kazakhstan,
saw that the computer's landing target was in a boulder-strewn area just north Russia, Turkmenistan and
and east of a 400-meter diameter crater. Armstrong took a semi-automatic Azerbaijan.
control with Aldrin calling out altitude and velocity data, landed on 20:17 UTC
Wild Caviar production has
on July 20 with about 25 seconds of fuel left.
now survived only in Azerbaijan
Buzz Aldrin spoke the first words (albeit technical jargon) from the LM on and Iran as Russia maintains a self-
the lunar surface. After calling out navigation data to Armstrong throughout imposed ban on caviar trade from
descent, as Eagle landed, Aldrin said, "Contact light! Okay, engine stop. ACA - wild sturgeon. Beluga caviar is
out of detent." Armstrong acknowledged "out of detent" and Aldrin continued, prized for its soft, extremely large
"Mode control, both auto. Descent engine command override off. Engine arm, (pea-size) eggs. It can range in
off. 413 is in." color from pale silver-gray to black.
Then Armstrong said the famous words, "Houston, Tranquility Base here. The most expensive caviar in
The Eagle has landed." Shortly after landing, Aldrin broadcast this: "This is the the world is the Golden Caviar
LM pilot. I'd like to take this opportunity to ask every person listening in, which has a striking gold amber
whoever and wherever they may be, to pause for a moment and contemplate color. This "extreme delicacy"
the events of the past few hours and give thanks in his or her own way." comes from the rarest sturgeon, the
He then took communion privately. Buzz Aldrin was an elder at Webster Beluga-Albino, which is almost
Presbyterian Church in Webster, TX. His communion kit was prepared by the never found in nature. There is less
pastor of the church, Rev. Dean Woodruff. Webster Presbyterian posses the than 10 kilograms produced each
chalice used on the moon, and commemorates the Lunar Communion every year at a staggering retail cost of
year on the Sunday closest to July 20. $25,000 a kilogram or roughly
$710.00 an ounce.
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clockwork over the last five years. work in a hot environment or strenuous activity of any kind, drink
Thank you for having confidence two to four glasses of cool fluids each hour. Don’t drink alcohol,
in our work! beverages with a high sugar content or very cold drinks.
Replace salt and minerals lost through sweating by drinking a sports
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saying “thanks” to those who support going out, choose light-colored, loose-fitting clothing. Wear a wide-
me and my business with referrals, brimmed hat and sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection.
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Pace yourself. When working or playing sports in a hot
environment, begin slowly and pick up the pace gradually. If your
heart begins to pound and you begin gasping for breath, STOP all
Quotes on Imagination activity. Move to a cool area or at least into shade to rest, especially
Fiction reveals truths if you feel lightheaded or weak.
that reality obscures.
Jessamyn West Watch each other. When working in the heat, monitor the condition
----------------- of co-workers and have them do the same for you. Be wary of
I have always imagined that confusion.
Paradise will be a kind of library.
Don’t depend on a fan to cool yourself. When the temperature is in
Jorge Luis Borges
----------------- the high 90s, fans will not prevent heat-related illness. Cool showers
I saw the angel in the marble could help you cool off.
and carved until I set him free.
Bedtime Reading is Beneficial
I paint objects as I think them,
not as I see them. When parents read to their children at bedtime, they do more
Pablo Picasso than simply lull them off to sleep. Researchers say that this activity
Imagination rules the world. enhances children’s language abilities, helps develop their motor skills
Napoleon Bonaparte by teaching them to grip and turn the pages, and sharpens their memory.
----------------- “Most important, though … is that reading aloud is a period of shared
Some stories are true attention and emotion between parent and child,” says The Guardian
that never happened. newspaper. “This reinforces reading as a pleasurable activity.” And
according to Professor Barry Zuckerman, who led the study, “children
ultimately learn to love books because they are sharing [them] with
someone they love.”
Carpet Facts Rock N Roll Quiz
Fact: Carpet does not present a risk of indoor In honor of July 9th being Rock N Roll Day, test your
air quality (IAQ) problems. rock and roll IQ by matching the list of famous rock
songs of the 50's with the artist(s) that performed them.
An extensive toxicological assessment of
components and emissions from carpet concluded 1. Johnny B. Goode a The Penguins
that the chemicals in carpet “present no health risks 2. Jailhouse Rock b The Platters
of public health concern.” Allergens in carpet can 3. Rock Around the Clock c Jerry Lee Lewis
also be removed by vacuuming. 4. Tutti-Frutti d Fats Domino
5. Great Balls of Fire e Buddy Holly
Most new interior furnishings and building 6. Summertime Blues f Chuck Berry
materials emit volatile organic compounds (VOCs)
7. Peggy Sue g Billy Haley & His Comets
for a period of time. Emissions from new carpet
are among the lowest of any household’s indoor 8. Earth Angel h Eddie Cochran
furnishings, and those VOCs dissipate within 48 9. Blueberry Hill i Little Richard
hours - even faster with good ventilation. To 10. The Great Pretender j Elvis Presley
further minimize other IAQ concerns, specify low-
emitting products, including CCI Green Label
approved carpet, when selecting household The Fine Art of Travel
products and furnishings. by Louise Weiss
Some practical tips for a much smoother trip from
Reference an award-winning travel writer:
In 1994, Environ Corporation of Arlington, Carry two credit cards... separately. If one is stolen or
Virginia, produced a study, Safety Assessment of misplaced and the account must be frozen, you'll still
Components of and Emissions from Carpets. The have another to use.
conclusion was: “For the chemicals identified as
Pack only as much as you can comfortably carry up
being present in, but not emitted from carpet, there two flights of stairs.
is no reason to believe that they present any health
risk of public concern. For chemicals identified as Pack gloves if you are going anywhere other than the
being from carpet, no cancer risk of public health tropics. Gloves also make carrying a suitcase more
concern is predicted for any chemical individually, comfortable.
or when the predicted upper limit on risk is added
for all potential carcinogens. Similarly, no non- Bring memory and batteries for your camera when
carcinogenic effects of public health concern traveling overseas -- they can be expensive and hard to
would be anticipated.”
For a directory of English-speaking doctors, contact
Rock Quiz Answers: 1f 2j 3g 4i 5c Medical 10b
the International Association for 6h 7e 8a 9dAssistance
to Travelers (716-754-4883 or www.iamat.org).
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