Many people experienced this first hand and even more watched the movie starring Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton as the ill-fated astronauts. If you have not seen the movie, I highly recommend it. And if you have no idea of the story, stop reading now and watch the movie or read your favorite history book.
Really, you can stop, I won't be angry.....
Approximately 3 days, 15 hours later the crew splashed down in the Pacific Ocean where they were picked up by the USS Iwo Jima after 45 minutes of floating. The three men in good spirits and mostly good health.
I ask that we Celebrate Today
1-the adventurous spirits of humans who wish to explore unknowns;
2-the courage of those who work through seemingly unbeatable problems;
3-the quick-to-celebrate nature we have when finally fear and anxiety have passed.
Celebrate Today. Celebrate Everyday.