[FPSPACE] Apollo Orbital Test Flights

Andrew LePage drew at drewexmachina.com
Thu Sep 18 11:01:30 EDT 2014

Largely lost in the discussion about NASA's choice of contractors for 
the replacements for the retired Space Shuttle is how much these 
capsule-based designs owe to the work originally done a half a century 
ago for Apollo. Today's post on Drew Ex Machina recounts the second 
orbital test flight of the Apollo program launched 50 years ago today.


Andrew J. LePage
Physicist & Writer


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