Episode 26: Standing Room Only

Jim Project Apollo

Why did the Apollo lunar astronauts have to stand up all the way down to the Moon’s surface? Here’s a brief history

Narrator: Nancy O’Kane

Production Notes

  • Lunar surface approach from Apollo 14 LM camera
  • 1960 artwork of lunar surface from NASA art in Nugget Science book “We Land on the Moon” (1963)
  • NASA film L-642 “Lunar Orbit Rendezvous and Return” (1962) source of sit-down LEM animation