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Video – The Apollo 15 Hammer-Feather Drop

At the end of the last Apollo 15 moon walk, on August 2, 1971, Commander David Scott performed a live demonstration for the television cameras. He held out a geologic hammer (1.32-kg ) and a falcon fe...

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Fantastic Women Series – NASA’s Computers

One small step for a man, a giant push from the women behind him – How a group of unsung women heroes helped NASA achieve its goal of putting a man on the moon. On July 16, 1969, NASA launched Apollo ...