• June 26, 2022

Tags : Apollo

NM Museum of Space History Free Lecture – Live From

Each Apollo mission had specific objectives, and those for Apollo 7 were critical to the success of the lunar landing program. There were several firsts accomplished, not only by the spacecraft but by the crew as well. Museum Executive Director Chris Orwoll on Friday, October 5 for the free Launch Pad Lecture “Live From Outer […]Read More

NASA Chief Plans to Send Astronauts Back to the Moon

On the heels of a press conference regarding the proposed Space Force held earlier this month by Vice President, Mike Pence, NASA Chief, Jim Bridenstine announced his plan to send astronauts back to the moon…to stay. Humans haven’t stepped foot on the moon since December 1972, and Bridenstine feels that’s far too long. “If you […]Read More

Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle Astronaut John Young Passes Away

The only man to fly on Gemini, Apollo and Space Shuttle missions has passed away at the age of 87, from complications of pneumonia. John W. Young is being hailed by fellow astronauts as the “astronauts’ astronaut” and former President George H.W. Bush called him “a fearless patriot whose courage and commitment to duty helped […]Read More