Wednesday, July 22, 2009

How They Did It

Are you interested in the technical aspect of the moon voyage? Like how on earth (hah!)they put together machines to not only get to the moon but land safely and move around on it's surface? Especially one as fragile as the LEM? NASA is ready to provide us with answers. Their web site has intriguing diagrams of the Apollo spacraft. Doesn't exactly tell you how they were made, but you can sure see what went into them.

Apollo Diagrams

For more detail on the missions, read:

Rocket men : the epic story of the first men on the moon

Dark side of the moon : the magnificent madness of the American lunar quest

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