Showing results for category: Crewed Moon Landings


Public Meeting Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Saturn rocket

The Apollo 11 Saturn V space vehicle lifts off on 16th July, 1969 from Kennedy Space Centre’s launch complex in Florida. (Source: Getty Images) The ‘Apollo 11’ crewed Moon landing programme Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that first landed humans on the Moon. Commander Neil Armstrong and lunar module pilot Buzz Aldrin, both American, landed the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle on July 20, […] Read more»



Public Meeting Tuesday 9th July

Featured image Jupiter

Jupiter from Juno (Image Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS; Processing: Kevin M. Gill)   What does Jupiter look like up close? Most images of Jupiter are taken from far away, either from Earth or from a great enough distance that nearly half the planet is visible. This shot was taken by the robotic Juno spacecraft in February this year during its 17th […] Read more»



Public Meeting Tuesday 25th June 2019

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Buzz Aldrin setting up seismograph equipment. The lunar module is behind him. The moon landing was watched by an estimated 600 million people around the world. 20th July 1969 – Apollo 11 becomes the first manned spacecraft to land on the moon. Neil Armstrong (commander), Buzz Aldrin (lunar module pilot) and Michael Collins (command module […] Read more»





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