Moon walkers in Karachi (1973). When there was still love between Pakistan and USA, Apollo 17 Astronauts made it to Pakistan on an official state visit and were paraded through streets of Karachi.
At expense of sounding cheesy it actually does remind of a vintage Pakistani song, “wo jo hum main tum main qarar tha, tumhay yaad ho kay na yaad ho” (the special connection which was there once between us, you might not remember it anymore).
(photo via desvas, post via umalik)
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Beyond the blue skies: Syed Asifuddin, like thousands of others fascinated by the dark space beyond blue skies, dreamt of becoming an astronaut or a space scientist. Where most of the dreamers abandon such ambitions as soon as they step into the working life, Asifuddin wasn’t ready to shed his vision just yet – and for good reason.
To represent his national pride and patriotism, he put a Pakistan flag badge instead of his name badge on his original rich blue space suit.
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