* Astronomy

Members Login
Post Info TOPIC: Apollo missions


L

Posts: 131433
Date:
RE: Apollo missions
Permalink  
 


A US spacecraft has captured images of Apollo landing sites on the Moon, revealing hardware and a trail of footprints left on the lunar surface.
The release of the images coincides with the 40th anniversary of the first manned mission to land on the Moon.

Read more

__________________


L

Posts: 131433
Date:
Permalink  
 

The 12 Moonwalkers: Where Are They Now?
It's the most exclusive fraternity on Earth.
Only 12 men have ever walked on the surface of the moon, kicking up lunar dust while making human history.

Read more

__________________


L

Posts: 131433
Date:
Permalink  
 

The three astronauts who flew the Apollo 8 mission shared their experiences Thursday at the LBJ Presidential Library and Museum.

Read more

__________________


L

Posts: 131433
Date:
Permalink  
 

Yesterday NASA released a restored version of the iconic photo of the Earth rising over the horizon of the moon that was first taken in 1966 with analogue technology and stored on large magnetic tape. The data was retrieved from the original tapes with the aid of newly restored tape drives and then enhanced with 2008 software.

Read more

__________________


L

Posts: 131433
Date:
Permalink  
 

NASA Unveils 42-Year-Old Historic Lunar Image
NASA will hold a media briefing at 3 p.m. PST on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2008, to unveil a newly restored historic image from the early days of lunar exploration and discuss the innovative processing technique used to retrieve the image.
The briefing will take place in the Ames Research Center auditorium, Bldg. N-201. NASA officials will be available to discuss the recovery process and the scientific value of the iconic image to the next generation of explorers as NASA plans to return to the moon. A tour of the restoration facility will be offered following the briefing.

Read more

__________________


L

Posts: 131433
Date:
Permalink  
 

A British study, commissioned by Nasa, has concluded that many of the world's greatest expeditions, including the Apollo moon missions, were either short-term or long-term failures - or both. Although hailed as heroes, Raleigh, Shackleton and other explorers made less of an impact on world affairs than previously thought, says the report.

Read more

__________________


L

Posts: 131433
Date:
Permalink  
 



__________________


L

Posts: 131433
Date:
Permalink  
 



__________________


L

Posts: 131433
Date:
The Wonder of it All
Permalink  
 


In The Wonder of it All, seven of Americas 12 surviving moonwalkers talk about what it was like during the 1960s to be pioneering space explorers, and how NASAs Apollo missions shaped not only history, but the rest of their lives.
Speaking candidly, astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Alan Bean, Edgar Mitchell, John Young, Harrison Jack Schmitt, Eugene Cernan and Charles Duke reveal the human side of their extraordinary but individual stories, and how their space travels later spurred many to paint, preach, write and seek inwardly to better express these historic events.

Read more

__________________


L

Posts: 131433
Date:
RE: Apollo missions
Permalink  
 




__________________
«First  <  1 2 3  >  Last»  | Page of 3  sorted by
Quick Reply

Please log in to post quick replies.



Create your own FREE Forum
Report Abuse
Powered by ActiveBoard