A look at the mission of Apollo 11.
Don’t have a lot of time? Here’s the magnificent journey of Apollo 11 in 100 seconds. Continuing our presentation of material during the 47th anniversary of the mission of Apollo 11.
Welcome to our Friday quiz! With this week’s 45th anniversary of Apollo 11, we’ve started off with the second of our Apollo 11 quizzes, all about the Moonwalk. 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 Mission to the Moon DVD set. (If you already have this set … Read More
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
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.
Welcome to our Friday quiz! With next week’s 45th anniversary of Apollo 11, we’ve started off with the first of two Apollo 11 quizzes. 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 Mission to the Moon DVD set. (If you already have this set I will … Read More
45 years ago today, June 25, 1969, the first stage of the Apollo 11 Saturn V was loaded with fuel. The first stage of the Saturn V burned RP-1 (kerosene) as fuel with liquid oxygen as the oxidizer. Since this stage was the only launch vehicle stage with non-cryogenic fuel, it could be loaded in advance, even prior to the … Read More
On May 20, 1969, just two days after the launch of Apollo 10, the third Saturn V of the year headed to the pad. This was the one… Apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing attempt, scheduled for a July launch. Today’s video is an edited excerpt from the Rollout track contained on our Apollo 11: Men on the Moon … Read More
Through the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission (launch on July 16), we’ll be presenting a series of features detailing the preparations for the launch. Featuring edited excerpts from our Apollo 11: Men on the Moon 3-DVD set, our first entry concerns the arrival and erection of the spacecraft and launch vehicle, the sixth Saturn V to be launched. Activity … Read More