Archive for May, 2019

Lunar Rover Competition

2019 A Rover Odyssey

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 landing on the Moon

 

 

In Partnership with Atlantis Education Services, the NASA Florida Space Grant Consortium is hosting a lunar rover competition for middle school children through public libraries in Florida

Download a Mission Plan for the Competition

Download the Competition Flyer

Video of students controlling the rover on the simulated lunar surface

 

 

LINKS TO APOLLO 11 WEBSITES

 

Press Kits

NASA Apollo 11 Press Kit

https://www.nasa.gov/specials/apollo50th/pdf/A11_PressKit.pdf

NASA Apollo 11 Press Kit – Restored in 2010

https://www.hq.nasa.gov/alsj/a11/Apollo11_Press-Kit_restored.pdf

Apollo11 Press Kits Directory – 42 Press Kits

https://www.apollopresskits.com/apollo-presskit-directory

History

Apollo by the Numbers

https://history.nasa.gov/SP-4029.pdf

Flight Plan

Apollo 11 Flight Plan –Final – Reformat

https://www.hq.nasa.gov/alsj/a11/a11fltpln_final_reformat.pdf

History etc

NASA Resources for Apollo 11 50th Anniversary

https://www.nasa.gov/specials/apollo50th/media.html

Poster – How Our Moon Formed

https://www.lpi.usra.edu/education/moonPosters/Poster1/frontsmall.pdf

Apollo Landing Sites

http://lroc.sese.asu.edu/posts/157

Apollo 11 Activity on the moon

http://lroc.sese.asu.edu/featured_sites/view_site/59

Press Kits, Flight Journals, etc.

https://www.nasa.gov/specials/apollo50th/press.html

Over 15000 Apollo Pictures at 1800 dpi

https://www.flickr.com/photos/projectapolloarchive/albums

People Involved

Guenter Wendt – Pad Leader for Apollo 11

https://spacecentre.co.uk/blog-post/apollo-7-guenter-wendt/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%C3%BCnter_Wendt

Pictures

On the way to the surface of the moon

https://www.flickr.com/photos/projectapolloarchive/albums/72157658666156148

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