to connectVideoNASA brings out a new simulation of what Neil Armstrong did during the Apollo 11 moon landing
NASA is simulating the view from the Apollo 11 mission commander Neil Armstrong’s window as he guided the Lunar module Eagle down on the Moon’s surface.
The iconic images of the Eagle Lunar Module’s descent to the Moon, are one of the most incredible images that’s ever been recorded.
The black-and-white film was shot from a 16-mm time-lapse camera mounted in Buzz Aldrin’s window, on the right-hand side of the Eagle Lunar Module. However, there is no record of the Apollo 11 Mission Commander, Neil Armstrong looked out of his window. Because of the small size of the film to the windows and the angle at which the camera was mounted, what is the mission’s commander, Neil Armstrong looked as he flew up and landed in the MOVIE, it was not included,” explained NASA in a statement on its website.
In an effort to provide insight into the final moments of the main mission of the NASA, using images captured by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter to create a simulation of what Armstrong saw. Moc images have also been used in order to create an environment he was viewing from the other side of the Lunar Module.
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Scientists have worked for the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Camera (LROC) is able to reconstruct the final three minutes of the Eagle’s landing trajectory with the help of landmark navigation, as well as the height of the notes, the mission is to be a recording of your voice. In order to do this, experts have processed the information about the Eagle’s latitude, longitude, heading, speed and altitude.
This is an image of the Lunar Module descent stages and astronaut tracks. (NASA/Goddard/Arizona State University
“The process of information and high-resolution LROC Narrow Angle Camera (LROC NAC) imagery and topography, we simulate the Armstrong saw it at the last minute, when he took the LM down to the surface of the Moon,” says NASA. “As for the video, Armstrong was able to show that the objective point was on the rocky north-eastern flank of the West crater (190 meters [623 feet] in diameter), and a manual control, and even fly to find a safe landing spot. At the moment, the only Armstrong saw the danger, but he was too busy trying to fly the LM to discuss the situation with mission control.”
After navigating the Eagle on the “bouldery” West crater and Armstrong found a safe place to land, the Module is about 1,640 feet from the crater floor, and dropped gently to the vessel to the surface of the moon.
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Just in time for the historic landing and Armstrong was flying the lander, about 131 feet in diameter, the ngorongoro crater which later became known as the Little West crater. Later on, he took a photograph of the crater, and during his famous moonwalk.
A view of the Little Crater in the West. This photo was taken by Neil Armstrong. (NASA)
About 234,000 miles away, Neil Armstrong’s sons Mark and Rick and was back home in Houston watching it on TV, as well as their father stepped out from the Eagle lunar module and into the pages of history.
Rick was 12 years old when his father stepped out from the Eagle lunar module and famously declared: “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”
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“When he got out of it, no one else in the room heard what the words were because all of them,” what did he say?'” Rick told Fox News in a recent interview. “I have heard of it, and I said,” I have something of a small step, but at the time, but it wasn’t at all clear as to what the hell was going on, I will always remember that.”
An estimated 650 million people around the world watched the moon landing on TELEVISION, according to NASA.
July 20th will mark the 50th anniversary of the Landing on the Moon.
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NASA used to be a time-synchronised version of the original 16 mm film of the Apollo 11 landing to the reconstruction of Armstrong’s and Aldrin’s views of the Eagle lander. The First Men in the Moon web site to assist with the training and the synchronization of the air-to-ground voice for the film.
In this July 20, 1969, as the image on the tv, Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong steps onto the moon’s surface. Millions of people all over the Earth who are gathered around the TV and on the radio, heard Armstrong say, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” However, after his return from space, he promptly insisted that he was misquoted. He said that there was a lost word in his famous one-liner of the moon: “That’s one small step for” a ” man.” It’s just that people just don’t understand.”
(NASA via AP)
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File photo by Neil Armstrong, Commander of Apollo 11, speaking to a technician during a fitting at nasa’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, shortly before he was to go to the Moon with fellow astronauts Michael Collins and Edwin ‘Buzz’ Aldrin.
(Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
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