Tag Archives: Apollo

The scientific tourist #344 — “Cluster’s Last Stand”

Here, you see what was once the last flight-worthy Saturn IB launch vehicle, now on static display at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #339 — Apollo Soyuz

On display at the Kansas Cosmosphere in Hutchinson, Kansas — it’s a snapshot of a breather in the cold war… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #335 — the Apollo 14 capsule

On display at the Kennedy Space Center near Titusville, Florida — it’s the Apollo 14 capsule (command module), a.k.a. Kitty Hawk… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — photographic proof that the moon landings couldn’t have been faked

This video has been getting lots of press in the past week — but in case you haven’t seen it yet, you owe it to yourself to watch… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #255 — under the skin

An Apollo lunar module prototype on display at the Kansas Cosmosphere… Continue reading

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Casual Friday — Apollo landing sites revisited, again!

You might recall that two years back, the LRO (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter) spacecraft team released some images of Apollo lunar landing sites. But these were relatively low-resolution images, taken from about 70 miles above the surface.

Well, the LRO spacecraft (and its human support team) have done that one better, and have taken more site images from a much lower altitude — about 14 miles (22 km), roughly twice the altitude of a commercial airliner flight back on Earth. And boy, are they impressive!

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The scientific tourist #184 — see the moon, in San Diego

Well, OK — at least you can see a couple of small pieces of it up close…

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The scientific tourist #161 — Apollo CSM

An Apollo Command and Service Module on display at Kennedy Space Center, Florida…

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Casual Friday — NASA Day of Remembrance

NASA Television’s video remembrance of the Apollo 1, Challenger, and Columbia crews…

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The scientific tourist #154 — Bench seats, no waiting…

A peek into the Apollo 9 command module on display at the San Diego Air & Space Museum…

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