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Apollo 11: Forty years later

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Lane Wallace discusses spaceflight, sense of wonder, and technology—noting, for example, that the Apollo 11 computer had 36K of memory. The article also includes a great photo of the "Flying Bedstead" lunar-lander training vehicle.

And it includes two interesting links:

A 58-page PDF showing names of launch vehicles, dates, and comments for all major NASA launches from 1958 through 1996.

A realtime online audio rebroadcast of the Apollo 11 mission, using Windows Media Player (which runs on both Mac and Windows). The broadcast will run for seven days; as the Wallace article notes:

And on Tuesday night, at precisely 9:56:20 pm Central Daylight Time, you can hear Neil Armstrong say, once again, "That's one small step . . ."

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