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Apollo 11 Lunar Landing 40th Anniversary (not 20th!) PDF Print E-mail
Written by Randy Post   
Monday, 20 July 2009 23:16

View of Lunar Module footpad, subject of much geotechnical analysi I’ll be brief since I have already mentioned this in a previous post and in the July GeoPrac newsletter. But today was the 40th Anniversary of the first time humans set foot on the moon. I’m embarrassed to say, but I mistakenly noted this historic anniversary as the 20th instead of the 40th anniversary in both of the above links. I’m surprised nobody called me on this, but I guess you ridiculed me in private. If you haven’t already, check out the wonderful article by Ed Nowatzki on the geotechnical engineering aspects of the lunar lander…fascinating reading, even for non-geotech types.

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