Video: Apollo Engineering panel (session 2)

Landing Apollo 11 on the Moon was a watershed event for humanity. But, the Apollo program required unprecedented engineering innovations so that Neil Armstrong could take that fateful first step. Learn about the unique challenges of building a system to dock two spacecraft while in orbit, transit to the Moon,

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Video: Apollo flight controller panel (session 3)

Apollo-era flight controllers shared some of their mission memories at our Apollo 11 50th anniversary celebration on July 20. In this panel hear from Wendel Mendel and Arthur L. Schmitt about Lunar Science Operations. > Learn more about lunar science in our Starship Gallery, home to our Lunar Sample Vault

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Video: Apollo flight controller panel (session 2)

Apollo-era flight controllers shared some of their mission memories at our Apollo 11 50th anniversary celebration on July 20. In this panel hear from Jack Knight, Harold A. Loden, William Reeves and Robert Nance about about Lunar Module Landing Operations. See a Lunar Module (Lunar Test Article 8) that was

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – The Future of Spaceflight

The future of spaceflight will be here sooner than you think. NASA’s plans currently have humans traveling back to the Moon by 2024. How will they get there? How will they sustain their presence on the lunar surface? In the Aug. 9 installment of our ongoing Thought Leader Series experts

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Video: Apollo flight controller panel (session 1)

Apollo-era flight controllers shared some of their mission memories at our Apollo 11 50th anniversary celebration on July 20. In this panel hear from Richard Cucco, Jack Knight and William Reeves about Lunar Module development and operational issues. See a Lunar Module (Lunar Test Article 8) that was used for

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Inside Mission Control with Current Flight Controllers

What is it like to sit at the helm of human spaceflight and work with a variety of highly-trained teams of engineers and scientists? Look inside what it’s like to be in Mission Control during this July 23, 2019 installment of our Thought Leader Series featuring current NASA Johnson Space

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Restored Apollo Mission Control Center

Video: Apollo Mission Control Center now touring

After two years, we are ready to show off the newly restored Apollo Mission Control Center! Two years in the making, this monumental project has returned this national historic landmark to how it looked in 1969. This room has been restored to look as it originally did during the Apollo

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Mission Apollo Minute: Apollo 10

Astronauts Gene Cernan, John Young and Tom Stafford had an unenviable mission as part of Apollo 10. Apollo 10 was the dress rehearsal mission for the first Moon landing. Cernan and Stafford came within eight nautical miles of the lunar surface before turning back. Young and Cernan both went back

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Cognition Here and Beyond

Watch the May 3 installment of our ongoing Thought Leader Series. Titled Cognition Here and Beyond, a panel discusses autism and human health and performance. Panelists include Space Center Houston scientist-in-residence Dr. John Charles, UT-Dallas professor Dr. Pamela Rollins, and CEO and author Kerry Magro. Learn more about Thought Leader

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VIDEO: Thought Leader Series – Apollo 10 with astronaut Tom Stafford

Apollo 10 set the stage for Neil Armstrong’s historic steps on the Moon. It did so with a bit of a twist, flying to the lunar rendezvous aboard Charlie Brown and coming within eight nautical miles of the Moon’s surface in Snoopy. Find out more about this dress rehearsal mission

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