Memories of the First Moon Landing

Memories of First Moon Landing

Memories of the First Moon Landing

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Bill Hartmann, senior science emeritus at the Tucson-based Planetary Science Institute, assisted legendary University of Arizona astronomer Gerard Kuiper (KY-per) in creating the Rectified Lunar Atlas. Their detailed map of the moon's visible surface proved valuable to NASA's Apollo program that landed the first men on the moon 50 years ago this week.

Bill Hartmann spoke with Tim Swindle of the University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.

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Topic(s)

Science topics

Date

July 18, 2019

Presenter(s)

Hartmann, William

Object(s)

Moon

Mission(s)/Instrument(s)

Apollo