Apollo 11’s journey to the moon, annotated

You’re looking at one of the most incredible moments in human history. That’s Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, walking on the moon. Okay, maybe you’ve seen this clip before, but think about that for a second: They’re on the moon. A celestial object nearly 240,000 miles into outer space. That distance is like flying all […]

Apollo’s Most Important Discovery (Inside NASA’s Moon Rock Vault!)

Hey smart people, Joe here. This is our planet. And this is the moon. And this is how far apart they ACTUALLY are, to scale. You might not know this, but compared to other moons in our solar system, our moon is weird. It’s 1/80th of Earth’s mass, which may not sound like a lot, […]

Will We Return To The Moon? | Unveiled

Will We Ever Go Back to the Moon? Our constant companion, the moon has been around since long before we arrived on the scene, and will remain after we’re gone. Even so, very few people have had the privilege of exploring the lunar surface. But maybe this will change one day, and something so rare […]

The Story of Apollo 11 and the First Men on the Moon: the Moon Landing for Kids – FreeSchool

You’re watching FreeSchool! Mission Control: That’s 15 seconds, guidance is internal. 12, 11, 10, 9, ignition sequence start… 6… 5…4… 3… 2… 1… zero. All engines running. We have a liftoff! Liftoff on Apollo 11! Astronauts: Four forward, drifting to the right a little. 30 seconds. Contact light. Okay, engine stop. Tranquility base here. The […]