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Whatever Happened to the Apollo/Saturn Launch Towers?
Because of the rare experience of Apollo, there was little value placed on maintaining in working order the infrastructure that made the Moon landings possible. NASA, therefore, sought either to dispose of these relics with all dispatch or to alter … Continue reading
Posted in Apollo, History, Lunar Exploration, Science, Space, Space Shuttle Tagged 1960s, Apollo, Buzz Aldrin, Christopher Columbus, cold war, Don Nelson, Guenter Wendt, History, Kennedy Space Center, Launch Complex 39, Launch Umbilical Tower, Michael Collins, Moon, Moon race, NASA, Neil Armstrong, public perceptions, Titusville, U.S. Civil Space 2 Comments