Take the Space Grab Bag Quiz!

Welcome to our Friday quiz! Today we’re going to be looking at general questions about general space flight history, a “grab bag.” Good Luck! This quiz will be available, but prize eligibility will end on Sunday at midnight US EDT. This quiz, one prize: (drawn from the high scores): One copy of our “Freedom 7” DVD set. (If you already have this set I will make a substitution) Since we’re … Read More

Take the Apollo Quiz!

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Welcome to our Friday quiz! Today we’re going to be looking at general questions about Project Apollo. Good Luck! This quiz will be available, but prize eligibility will end on Sunday at midnight US EDT. This quiz, one prize: (drawn from the high scores): One copy of our “Developing Apollo” DVD set. (If you already have this set I will make a substitution) Since we’re offering prizes we ask … Read More

Highlight: Challenger

This week I’ve been re-reading “Truth Lies and O-rings” by Allan McDonald (with James R. Hansen), and have revisited our Challenger set; The two together present you with an excellent understanding of the accident. When embarking on producing the Challenger DVD set, my first mission was to include as much launch material as was available. My first goal was to … Read More

Take the Space Transportation System Quiz

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Welcome to our Friday quiz! Today we’re going to be looking at the Space Transportation System (Space Shuttle). Good Luck! This quiz will be available, but prize eligibility will end on Sunday at midnight US EDT. This quiz, one prize: (drawn from the high scores): One copy of our STS-1 1-DVD set. (If you already have this set I will make a substitution) PLEASE NOTE: We do not … Read More

Take the Project Gemini Quiz!

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Welcome to our Friday quiz! Today we’re going to be looking at Project Gemini. Good Luck! This quiz will be available, but prize eligibility will end on Wednesday at midnight US EDT. This quiz, one prize: (drawn from the high scores): One copy of our Project Gemini 3-DVD set. (If you already have this set I will make a substitution) Since we’re offering prizes we ask that you … Read More

Eagle’s Final Approach on Your iPad…

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This video is taken from a portion of the Spacecraft Apps 1st Landing App for iPad. It features this simulation, from before PDI, of the Eagle’s approach, with DSKY display, attitude, ground track, and key indicators of the landing. The App itself is loaded with information on Eagle and the first lunar landing, and is available in the iTunes store. … Read More

How to Look Cool In A Hard Hat

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On June 10, 1969, the Apollo 11 prime and backup crews took a tour of the pad and the emergency egress procedures. Here’s the result. The audio is from the July 16 countdown. Just one of the nuggets from our Apollo 11 3-DVD set.

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