Category Archives: Space

Russia sends its first humanoid robot ‘Fedor’ into space

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Restored Apollo 11 Moonwalk – Original NASA EVA Mission Video – Walking on the Moon

Original Mission Video as aired in July 1969 depicting the Apollo 11 astronauts conducting several tasks during extravehicular activity (EVA) operations on the surface of the moon. The EVA lasted approximately 2.5 hours with all scientific activities being completed satisfactorily. … Continue reading

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Moonshot: How Apollo Launched the Digital Revolution

WSJ’s The Future of Everything Podcast The Apollo program to go to the moon marks the only time humans have left our home planet to set foot on another world. The biggest effect of this voyage was transforming the civilization … Continue reading

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American kids would rather be YouTubers than astronauts.

This is a sad state of affairs but more US kids would rather be a YouTube Star than an Astronaut. This graphic Sums up the survey: The full article for Ars Technica is available HERE

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‎Apollo 11: What We Saw

A wonderful podcast on the history of the Apollo program. Also puts the push to the moon in historical context. If you are a space history buff…this podcast is for you! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/apollo-11-what-we-saw/id1471188269

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Apollo Memory Links

I was able to attend the “Apollo Memories” Lecture and showing of “Apollo 11” (long/extended version) with Memphis’s own Bill Weppner, NASA flight controller for Apollo missions 7 through 13. At the end he had a slide of links to … Continue reading

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“Apollo Memories” Will Celebrate 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing

The Department of Physics and Materials Science at the University of Memphis will host an evening of “Apollo Memories” Tuesday, July 16, in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. A reception will begin at 5:30 … Continue reading

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Data and Music: What 50 Years of Exploring Our Moon Sounds Like

http://nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2019/data-and-music-what-50-years-of-exploring-our-moon-sounds-like via #NASA_APP

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No, a “checklist error” did not almost derail the first moon landing | Ars Technica

https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/07/no-a-checklist-error-did-not-almost-derail-the-first-moon-landing/

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Reliving the Apollo 11 Moon Landing in Pictures – The New York Times

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/09/science/apollo-11-moon-landing-photos.html

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