November 24, 2017

Astronomy Video of the Week: Apollo 11 in a Minute

Earth from the Moon.

(Image credit: NASA/Apollo 11)

Wanna see something cool? Recently, NASA put its entire archive of Apollo era images – more than 10,000+ and counting – on Flickr. An amazing treasure-trove, space fans have dived in, with amazing results. There are lots of images I’d never seen before, as well. Folks have been cranking out some cool short animations too.   The good folks over at the Planetary Society put together one honorable mention: a video montage that depicts the entire Apollo 11 mission from Earth departure, to lunar ops and return in just one minute, using photographs from the mission: [Read more...]