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Apollo, a German Shepherd, Was a 9/11 Search-and-Rescue Dog

Apollo and Peter Davis, trained search-and-rescue dogs, arrived at the World Trade Center 15 minutes after South Tower collapsed and quickly began searching the rubble piles for survivors – earning themselves the Dickin Medal for their efforts. James Symington drove Trakr and Genelle Guzman across 15 hours from Nova Scotia, Canada, to Manhattan in aid […]

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How Much Was Apollo 11?

After 50 years have passed since Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin first set foot on the moon, it can be easy to forget just how expensive their accomplishment was. According to The Planetary Society, Project Apollo alone required $25.8 billion (in today’s dollars). That price tag still baffles, particularly considering NASA’s current budget constraints. Cost

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The Apollo 11 Mission Was Not All It Was Cracked Up To Be

This PowerPoint presentation includes ten slides of information about the Apollo 11 moon landing. This resource can be used for whole-class, small group, or independent activities. After returning to the LM, Armstrong and Aldrin engaged its propulsion system to shift from their near circular orbit into an elliptical one before initiating their powered descent initiation

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