Ep 298: One giant leap

One giant leap

We talk about Apollo 1 through 11, take a little time to look at the Apollo program’s onboard computers, and finally finish with the first human footsteps on the moon.

Here’s a talk all about the Apollo computer.

Light Years Ahead | The 1969 Apollo Guidance Computer

Here’s a little something about the vomit comet—airplanes used to provide short periods of zero gravity.

Vomit Comet: Training Flights for Astronauts

Here’s a NASA site with information about the Apollo missions.

The Apollo Missions

And here’s a short video of the first human to step on the moon, while he was stepping for the first time on the moon.

One small step for man