Sleeping On Alien Shores: The Unquiet Slumbers of the Apollo Moonwalkers
More than four decades ago, humanity first made landfall on the Moon and Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong and Lunar Module Pilot (LMP) Buzz Aldrin left their footprints on the dusty regolith of t…
Wernher Von Braun standing at the bottom of the 5-engined Saturn V (fifth engine out of view at top right). It was the largest, tallest and most powerful rocket in history, lifting 130 tons of cargo into orbit -- including the Apollo astronauts. Each engine is over 12 feet in diameter.
The Apollo Lunar Module (LM) was the lander portion of the Apollo spacecraft built for the US Apollo program by Grumman to carry a crew of two from lunar orbit to the surface and back. Six such craft successfully landed on the Moon between 1969–1972. The LM, consisting of an Ascent stage and Descent stage, was ferried to lunar orbit by its companion Command/Service Module (CSM), a separate spacecraft of approximately twice its mass, which took the astronauts home to Earth. After completing…
The most INCREDIBLE globe in the world and no one has ever seen it
At first glance The Fliers and Explorers Globe appears to be an ordinary antique, hidden in a small over-looked office in downtown Brooklyn, at the end of a nondescript hallway.
Apollo 11's Scariest Moments: Perils of the 1st Manned Moon Landing
NASA's Apollo 11 moon landing was a human spaceflight feat, but also a dangerous journey. See some of the scariest moments of first manned moon landing.