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Pan Am (Old) Service To The Moon  
User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8913 posts, RR: 12
Posted (15 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 892 times:

I was wondering if anyone else heard of a possible old Pan Am service to the moon. The reason for this is with today (7/20/99) being the first person stepping on the moon, and Pan Am started placing ads in papers advertising them to be the first airline to take people to the moon. There was a waiting list and each person got a number and a card with the number saying what number they were. I was wondering if anybody else had heard this.

By the way, it was on NBC's "Today" Show this morning.

Jeff

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User currently offlineWilliam From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 1354 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (15 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 18 hours ago) and read 889 times:

Pan Am also was in the movie 2001 Space Odessey,in which it advertise service to the moon. Of course back in 1970 or around that time,Pan Am was the "flagship" airline of the United States,being in the forfront of launching new aircraft(can we say 747?) My how times have changed.

User currently offlineCharles802 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 380 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (15 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 889 times:

Yes, my how I do remember that. It was such a time of change--we thought anything was possible. Funny, I was watching the local news, and their was no mention of the anniversary today of man first walking on the moon. Just more Kennedy stuff---but this does relate to the Kennedy family afterall!

User currently offlineDeltAirlines From United States of America, joined May 1999, 8913 posts, RR: 12
Reply 3, posted (15 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 889 times:

Youre right, its unfortunate that no one talked about the man on the moon up here (I live in Boston, Kennedy Land).

Jeff


User currently offlineB-707 From United Kingdom, joined May 1999, 497 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (15 years 5 months 1 week 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 889 times:

The first man on the moon was covered extensively here in UK, they devoted a whole evening's programmes to it. Not too much about the Kennedy's though.

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