The Apollo 11 40th anniversary is coming at us fast and furious! With restored images and video, mission audio, interviews, and special features, who can keep track of it all? Well, we’re going to try. We’ll post here all the links we can find that has anything to do with the anniversary. If you find something of interest elsewhere you think we should add, email it to Nancy or post it in the comments, and we’ll add it. This will be Apollo 11 anniversary HQ!
Audio, Video, etc:
Listen to Apollo 11 mission audio “live” to the minute as it happened 40 years ago (July 16-24) or listen later at any time: We Choose the Moon
Discovery News Apollo 11 Slideshow
Dramatic panoramas of the Apollo landing sites.
Free online book from the National Acadamies Press: The Scientific Context for Exploration of the Moon, Final Report
New Scientist: Tourist Guide to the Lunar Surface
Cosmic Ray Villard on Discovery Space: Quick Guide to Answering Moon Cover-up Allegations (highly recommended!)
One Minute Astronomer (AKA our very own Brian Ventrudo): Stargazing Lesson from Apollo 11
Scientific American: The Apollo Moon Missions That Never Were (Apollo 18, 19 & 20)
Historic “moon issue” of Science freely available (from Jan. 30, 1970)
Wide Awake in the Sea of Tranquility from [email protected]
365 Days of Astronomy has several Apollo 11 related podcasts including Nancy’s Apollo 11 song, “Who Flies the Ship When Mike Collins Goes to Sleep, The Eagle Has Landed, and an interview with Ray Bradbury.