Photo: NASA, Flag deployment
Celebrating July 20, the anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing.
Out of this world heritage sites!
Things we learned:
- The average age in Mission Control was 27.
- ‘Software‘ was created as a word.
Apollo 11 – NASA
Project Apollo Archive
The scientific legacy of Katherine Johnson, NASA’s “Hidden Figures” mathematician
Apollo 11 and the Woman Who Helped Get It Home
The heritage of the Apollo missions must be protected – UPI
Moon Landing at 50: A Guide to TV Specials Celebrating Apollo 11’s 1969 Feat
Ten Things You Didn’t Know About the Apollo 11 Moon Landing
The Year – Atlantic
How to avoid sexist language in space – Dr Space Junk wields the red pen.
Elsewhere on the Web
Chasing the Moon (PBS)
How a typeface helped launch Apollo – Douglas Thomas
CBS Live Stream