[FPSPACE] website stuff on Apollo and orbital rendezvous

James Oberg jameseoberg at comcast.net
Tue Jul 28 17:07:32 EDT 2009


Just to share some old and new stuff on Apollo and on orbital rendezvous, at my home page.

My home page (http://www.jamesoberg.com/) has a catalog of chapters from my 1991 book, 
'Readings in the History of Orbital Rendezvous', done for the NASA JSC Flight Design/Dynamics 
team. A special dedicated subsection is here: http://www.jamesoberg.com/trajectories.html 
and any other useful historical documentation would be greatly appreciated.

It includes a special tribute to John Houbolt for championing the concept of LOR, and prevailing:
http://www.thespacereview.com/article/392/1

Other Apollo-related stories are linked from the front page of the website, and here are some more recent
links that I haven't loaded yet:

Learning the lessons of Apollo 11 
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/5380736/ns/technology_and_science-space/
Forty years ago, Apollo 11 landed on the moon, driven in part by Cold War fears. A different kind of fear may help us return. Analysis by James Oberg.
MSNBC - Jul 15 4:37 PM

That's one small misstep for most moon tales 
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/31965103/ns/technology_and_science-space/
NBC News space analyst James Oberg corrects the myths and misrepresentations surrounding Neil Armstrong's "one small step" and other facets of the Apollo 11 saga.
MSNBC - Jul 20 6:22 AM

Unraveling Russia's moon riddles 
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/32132867/ns/technology_and_science-space/
How serious was the space race? After Apollo 11's triumph, the Soviets swore that they were too smart to waste their money on moonshots - but a faded spacesuit told a different story. By NBC News space analyst James Oberg.
MSNBC - Jul 24 6:22 PM

Special 'Apollo haiku' carnival (scroll down)
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/susanna-speier/apollo-11-politiku_b_237934.html

MSNBC: 'The Rachel Maddow Show' for Thursday, July 16
Near the end of the transcript -- discuss 'one small step' misunderstandings
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/31963761/

Even for rocket scientists, pulling hoax would be hard
[Gainesville Times interview (July 19)]
http://www.gainesvilletimes.com/news/archive/21260/


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