On Monday, July 20, the world marks the 40th anniversary of astronaut Neil Armstrong’s walk on the moon. Capping a frantic race to space with the Soviet Union, the Apollo 11 lunar mission was viewed by half a billion people. But, for every succeeding generation, the feat will stand as one of the pivotal moments of human history. That includes—in no small way—the history of the IBEW.
More than 1,800 IBEW members working at the Kennedy Space Center provided the instrumentation, data acquisition, processing and communications support that contributed to the triumph of the Apollo 11 mission. continue reading

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