Friday, July 17, 2009

Pro Life Video with clips of astronaut Neil Armstrong on the moon

A pro-life group-Catholic first two television commercials were rejected by NBC and CNN has unveiled a new ad that promotes the potential of human life. The ad feature clips of astronaut Neil Armstrong and they have the support of top astronauts Dr. Joseph Kerwin and Gene Krantz.

Astronauts Help Launch New Pro Life Ad

Dr. Kerwin calls ad ‘great tribute’ to 40th anniversary of Apollo 11

HOUSTON – Dr. Joseph Kerwin, the first American doctor in outer space, joined other former NASA greats today at a press conference in Houston to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11’s historic landing on the moon with a new ad by

“For thousands of years, man has looked at the moon and the stars in awe. But forty years ago, we did the unthinkable: We landed on the moon. This new ad by captures the spirit of this historic mission by highlighting the potential of human life,” said Dr. Kerwin.

Gene Krantz, best known as the flight director at mission control manager during Apollo 13, was also on hand to premiere the ad.

Brian Burch, President of, said that putting a man on the moon was once thought impossible.

Neil Armstrong will go down in history as one of the greatest explorers. His long journey to the moon started, as each of us started, with a small kick in our mother’s womb,” said Burch. “Today, we salute the astronauts of Apollo 11 and all other brave pioneers who give meaning to the potential of every human life.”

The new ad can be viewed at and at
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