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Scott Fisher talks to Around-the-O about the 50th anniversary of Apollo

Shortly after noon on July 20, 1969, the world watched as Neil Armstrong became the first person to set foot on the moon.

The impact of that moment continues to ripple through society and capture the imagination of many. For these University of Oregon faculty members — an astronomer, a product designer and a linguist — the moon landing was a source of inspiration and the basis of research, and it still resonates in their fields to this day.

Scott Fisher, astronomy lecturer, outreach coordinator and director of the Pine Mountain Observatory:

Q: How did the moon landing affect your field?

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