The simulation will be shown first, naturally. Until the crew set up the cameras, there won't be anyway to see what's happening. The simulation was a cheap make, so much so that you can almost see the wires on the toy ship. It might also end up out of sync a bit since no one had bothered to watch the time while they filmed it. But it didn't matter; everyone in the world would still be fascinated by the mediocre job, by the fact that even though they weren't seeing the real thing just yet, that it was really happening. As the masses watch the obvious fake touch down with a gentle shower of sparks, they'll imagine the real shuttle landing. Children will wonder if the true Apollo 11 threw them, too, or if it kicked up dust, if the man in the moon was upset, or even if they would melt the cheese-made-moon.
Some had bought a color television for the first time for this soul purpose, Chris was told. When the live footage finally came on America held he