Not The First

“Hey Neil! Come here.”

In two bounds, Neil reached his colleagues’s side. “What is it, Buzz?”
“I’ve found a book. Read the title.”

Neil gasped. “Any entries?”

Buzz turned to the first page. “Just one. ‘August 1901. Had a lovely stay. Would love to visit again.’ Signed Mr. Bedford.”
Exchanging knowing glances, they began work.

Reuters June 23 1969:
The Fresnedillas Observatory reports a previously unrecorded mound close to the Apollo 11 landing site.

My entry in the August 2018 75 Word Story Challenge at SFFChronicles
Theme: The Book
Genre: Science Fiction or Fantasy​
It didn’t get any votes: POLL — August 2018 75-word Writing Challenge