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Florida's Space Coast by Wade Arnold, Foreword by Astronaut Andy Allen
On this Day in History, April 9, 1959: NASA introduced America’s first astronauts who became known as the Original Seven (pictured) and were chosen for the country’s first space program "Project Mercury"
Apollo 11: First Men on the Moon
Apollo 11 astronaut Edwin Aldrin photographed this iconic photo, a view of his footprint in the lunar soil, as part of an experiment to study the nature of lunar dust and the effects of pressure on the surface during the historic first manned moon landing in July 1969.
The Science from Murf shop on TeachersNotebook.com
Apollo Missions to the Moon from Science from Murf on TeachersNotebook.com (100 pages) - This is a really nice PowerPoint full of exciting links and visuals. This PowerPoint begins describing the space race. Technology from the mid 60s is described and the anatomy of the Saturn V rocket provided. The Apollo 11 spacecraft is then show