The far side of the Moon is the hemisphere of the Moon that always faces away
from Earth. The far side's terrain is rugged, with a multitude of impact craters and
relatively few flat lunar maria...
Jan 19, 2016 ... The reason we can't see the far side of the moon is that our satellite rotates
exactly once per ... out of view, direct radio transmission to and from spacecraft is
impossible there. ... Relay Satellite will be sent to one of the five Earth-moon '
Lagrange points'. .... The first Soviet piloted docking took p...
Trajectory geometry constraints and spacecraft performance capabilities ... The
mission planning considerations for the launch phase of the Apollo lunar mission
were ... Booster Performance- A 90° launch azimuth takes maximum advantage
of the ..... One of the most constraining requirements of the Apollo lunar landing ...
This outstanding view of the full moon was photographed from the Apollo 11
spacecraft .... One of the primary achievements of the second lunar landing was
an ..... So, as the program got under way, NASA began planning for such
simulators. .... If, for any reason, the astronauts had to take off in a hurry, scientists
back on ...
Sep 17, 2014 ... Wrestling with the huge steering wheel, a CIA agent carefully backed ... of a lunar
landing module and declaring that he was taking a small step .... One reason to
set off a lunar bomb, the study says, was to trigger ... space officials to know the
abilities and limits of Russian spacecraft, then pilfer what worked.
Nov 18, 2008 ... Now we're going to talk about the plans to return to the Moon. .... map out the
Moon, to take very careful altimetry data by bouncing lasers off ... and more data
by taking designs we used for one object and using them to study another object.
... Fraser: This leads to the big reason this is all happening, right?
Apr 18, 2011 ... NASA aims to build technology that can take humans beyond Earth ... "One thing
we have learned is that the Mars atmosphere is certainly a big variable. ...
spacecraft that would eventually send humans back to the Moon and on to Mars.
... or hazardous weather at the location where they plan on landing.
move forward in planning Apollo and the lunar landing mission that was its long-
... “among the reasons for attempting the manned exploration of space are ....
take the NASA job, but only after meeting with the President, who told Webb that
he ..... separate spacecraft, one specialized only for landing on the Moon and one
Feb 22, 2011 ... The Apollo 18 film uses real NASA movie footage from the Moon (some ... A mere
six months after the triumph of Apollo 11, NASA abandoned its plans for Apollo
20 in ... Schmitt was one of the 'scientist-astronauts' selected in 1965 for .... an
Apollo mission taking off from California would have had to cross ...
I mean, what's to hide regarding moon rocks, craters and space radiation? ... (d)
No [NASA] information which has been classified for reasons of national ... Above
is just one example of the ancient, glass-like lunar ruins photographed in person
by .... spacecraft, which will eventually replace the Shuttle - and ultimately take ...