Astronomy on Tap – Flagstaff Goes To The Moon
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An out of this world presentation by Historian Kevin Schindler on how Northern Arizona helped get man to the moon in 1969!
Flagstaff Goes To The Moon: Historian Kevin Schindler
Northern Arizona played a key role in preparing to send humans to the Moon in the late 1960s/early 1970s. The Apollo astronauts themselves traveled to Meteor Crater, the Grand Canyon, and volcanic features including Sunset Crater to learn geology and practice their lunar excursions. Meanwhile, U.S. Geological Survey engineers worked with NASA staff members to develop and test instruments while artists joined forces with scientists at LowellView more
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