Lunar Fashions at Kennedy Space Center

Literally the fabric of history. I’d love to go back there someday !

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In the culmination of the Apollo space program, between July 1969 and December 1972, NASA landed six manned missions on the Moon. After being blasted into space in tiny, cramped Command Modules that sat like hats atop Saturn V rockets, the most powerful rockets ever built, twelve men had the most incredible, unique experience of walking on another world.

The Apollo 14 Command Module, Antares The Apollo 14 Command Module, Antares

Of course, this means that twelve spacesuits bounded across the lunar surface, protecting those men wearing them, like private spaceships. Last week we saw one of those spacesuits, once worn by Apollo 14 commander, Alan Shepard.

Shepard’s spacesuit is displayed in a small room off the main hall of the Apollo/Saturn V Center at the Kennedy Space Center. It stands opposite the Apollo 14 Command Module Antares, which carried him and his fellow astronauts, Stuart Roosa and Edgar Mitchell, to the Moon in…

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Author: danielrappletonyahoocom

Science - fiction, fantasy, horror & suspense ( But not really " nerd / geek " material ), armchair cultural anthropologist, interested in archaeology ( Although the closest I've been to an actual dig - site was Pinson Mounds outside Memphis ), & interested in the obscure, strange or sometimes things that would bore or put off other people.

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