Neil Armstrong's Ukulele | Pop-Up Stories

Jul 24, 2019

Last week, WKAR and MSU’s Abrams Planetarium celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first steps on the moon with MoonFest, a weekend of events including a return of WKAR’s Pop-Up Stories. One of those stories was told by the planetarium’s program assistant, John French.


John French tells the story of Neil Armstrong's quarantine after returning from the moon.
Credit WKAR/MSU

Apollo 11 returned to earth 50 years ago today. French’s story is about the first man to step on the moon and his quarantine for a few days after splashdown.