Jan. 23, 2021

Apollo 11 - Part Two

Apollo 11 - Part Two

This week I wrap up my two part series on the mission to put the first man on the moon, Apollo 11. 

In this episode, I give you the history of the three man team that made up Apollo 11: Neil Armstrong, Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin and Mike Collins, how they prepared for such a historic mission and an overview of Apollo 11 itself. Tune in! 

Sources Used for This Episode: 

  • Shoot for the Moon by James Donovan 
  • Apollo 11. Directed by Todd Douglas Miller. CNN Films. 2019. Hulu. (LINK)
  • Math Invented for Moon Landing Helps Your Flight Arrive on Time by Abigail Tabor, NASA. (LINK)
  • The Apollo Missions. Edited by Sarah Loff. NASA. (LINK)
  • Apollo 11 Mission Overview. Edited by Sarah Loff. NASA. (LINK)
  • Space Program. The John F Kennedy Library. (LINK)
  • May 25, 1961: JFK'S Moonshot Speech to Congress. Space.com (LINK)
  • Apollo 11 Moon Landing Timeline: From Liftoff to Splashdown by Dave Roos. History.com (LINK)

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