" The Apollo Chronicles"
Apr 14, 2020
Brandon Brown
" The Apollo Chronicles"

In celebrating the 50th anniversary of Apollo, the nation’s attention returned to the minute-to-minute missions, the brave astronauts, and the political machinery that launched the program.  We can also pause to ask: How exactly did the engineers solve so many daunting problems from scratch? This presentation will crawl into Apollo’s chariot, revisiting some fascinating and lesser known engineering stories, informed by interviews with the Apollo-era engineers. Importantly, what did we learn and what are we still learning from America’s first moon missions?