Photo: NASA Goddard, Lunar Module (Some rights reserved)
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
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.
Apollo astronauts left their poop on the moon. – Vox
Elsewhere on the Web
Project Apollo Archive
Chasing the Moon (PBS)
How a typeface helped launch Apollo – Douglas Thomas
CBS Live Stream