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Le Tour 2022 – Stage 17

Tour de France Saint-Gaudens > Peyragudes

Distance: 129.7 kilometers.

A Mountain stage with four Category climbs and a summit finish.

  • Col d’Aspin 65.7 km (Cat 1: 12.0km @ 6.5%)
  • Hourquette d’Ancizan 81.6 km (Cat 2: 8.2km @ 5.1%)
  • Col de Val Louron-Azet 109.5 km (Cat 1: 10.7km @ 6.8%)
  • Peyragudes 129.7 km (Cat 1: 8.0km @ 7.8%)

The intermediate sprint is at 32.9 km at La Barthe-de-Neste.

Yellow Jersey Jonas Vingegaard (TJV – 018) [Yellow] 67h 53′ 54″
Green Jersey Wout Van Aert (TJV – 016) [Green] 416 Points
Polka Dot Jersey Simon Geschke (COF – 073) [Polka Dot] 64 points
White Jersey Tadej Pogačar (UAD – 001) [White] 2

Stage winner: Tadej Pogačar (UAD – 001)
Combative: Brandon Mcnulty (UAD – 006) ) [Red numbers]
Team: Ineos Grenadiers ( IGD – 021-028 ) [Yellow numbers]

Tadej Pogačar is 4 seconds closer to the Yellow, but but he is running out of stages.

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July 20, 2022   Comments Off on Le Tour 2022 – Stage 17

One Small Step

Apollo 11

Apollo 11

Commander:

Neil A. Armstrong

Pilot: Columbia Command Module

Michael Collins, Lieutenant Colonel, USAF

Pilot: Eagle Lunar Module

Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin, Jr., Colonel, USAF

Launched: 16 July 1969 UT 13:32:00 (08:32:00 CDT)

Landed on Moon: 20 July 1969 UT 20:17:40 (15:17:40 CDT)

Landing Site: Mare Tranquillitatis – Sea of Tranquility (0.67 N, 23.47 E)

Returned to Earth: 24 July 1969 UT 16:50:35 (11:50:35 CDT)

It has been fifty-three years since a human first set foot on another natural body in the solar system. We are finally making steps toward doing it again.

July 20, 2022   11 Comments