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How NASA’s Inventions for Apollo 11 Benefit Our Lives Today

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How NASA’s Inventions for Apollo 11 Benefit Our Lives Today

This weekend marks 50 years since NASA first put a man on the moon, but many of the technologies invented for the groundbreaking Apollo space program are still used in our lives on Earth today. Here’s a list of some of the most interesting inventions: Attic Insulation. Insulating barriers made of metalized foil laid over… Read more »

How Electricity Took Man to the Moon on Apollo 11

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How Electricity Took Man to the Moon on Apollo 11

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission to the moon and man’s first moonwalk. Astronauts Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins journeyed eight days in space. Armstrong and Aldrin walked the moon’s surface and conducted experiments while Collins piloted the command module in the lunar orbit during their 22-hour… Read more »