Apollo 12 Mission Summary

Apollo 12 successfully navigated its journey to and from the moon despite two lightning strikes which caused minor instrumentation issues, allowing Conrad and Bean to conduct scientific experiments on its surface. Pete Conrad, Dick Gordon and Alan Bean were Navy pilots who became close as shipboard cabin-mates; all three astronauts formed an unbreakable bond as …

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Planning a Mission to Mars

NASA’s two rovers Spirit and Opportunity discovered abundant evidence that water once flowed on Mars. Both rover ended their missions by falling silent within dunes but the mission continues via orbiter and lander probes. Last February, NASA’s Perseverance rover arrived in Jezero Crater and began caching samples for later retrieval. Meanwhile, other missions, including one …

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