Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in | Create Account

"Landing on the Moon" (1966) - Science Reporter TV Series

This 1966 “Science Reporter” television program details the development and construction of the Lunar Excursion Module (LEM), the only vehicle of the three Apollo spacecraft modules that actually lands on the moon. Project engineer Thomas Kelly gives a tour of the LEM at Grumman Aircraft in Long Island, NY, and demonstrates the LEM Automatic Checkout System, while test pilot Robert Smyth demonstrates the lunar landing simulator via an electronic computer-controlled model of the Moon. The program is presented by MIT in association with WGBH-TV Boston, and hosted by MIT reporter John Fitch; it was produced for NASA. MIT Museum Collections [T5956]

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

From The Vault

From The Vault

Category: General | Updated 10 months ago

Created
April 19, 2011 18:09
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
13530 times

More from From The Vault

A. Neil Pappalardo - Reflections on an MIT Education (2008)

A. Neil Pappalardo - Reflections on...

Added over 3 years ago | 01:03:00 | 9056 views

Susan Hockfield Inauguration (2005)

Susan Hockfield Inauguration (2005)

Added over 3 years ago | 00:27:25 | 9619 views

Dr. Amar G. Bose - Last lecture of Fall '95 Acoustics Course

Dr. Amar G. Bose - Last lecture of ...

Added 4 years ago | 01:01:00 | 12876 views

MIT Red Tailed Hawks (Spring, 2004)

MIT Red Tailed Hawks (Spring, 2004)

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:05:13 | 5282 views

20th Killian Award Lecture (1992) - Noam Chomsky, "Language: The Cognitive Revolutions"

20th Killian Award Lecture (1992) -...

Added almost 4 years ago | 01:39:00 | 19158 views

"Food For Space Travelers" - Science Reporter TV Series (1966)

"Food For Space Travelers" - Scienc...

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:28:46 | 14145 views