When Apollo 11 astronauts performed their final descent to the moon 49 years ago, they almost didn't make it. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were just a few minutes from a historic landing when their spacecraft's computer got overloaded. A quick decision by a smart computer engineer saved the day.
Columbia and Eagle
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Side-by-Side View of Apollo 11 Landing with LRO Data Reconstruction
Written by Elizabeth Howell July 19, 2018
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