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Apollo: Reflections and Lessons

Apollo: Reflections and Lessons

MIT World — special events and lectures

Added over 4 years ago | 02:35:00 | 13002 views

06/11/2009 9:30 AM KresgeDr. Jeffrey A. Hoffman, former Space Shuttle astronaut, Professor of the Practice, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT ; Dr. Richard Battin, '45, PhD '51, Director of Apollo guidance, navigation and ...

Widnall on Apollo's guidance, navig...

AeroAstro

Added over 7 years ago | 00:49:22 | 21329 views

(Dec 10, 2008) Dr. William Widnall speaks to Aero-Astro students about heading the MIT/Draper team in the ‘60s that developed Apollo’s guidance, navigation, and control system.

Robert Seamans and Neil Armstrong o...

AeroAstro

Added over 7 years ago | 01:18:00 | 30264 views

Robert Seamans Jr. was associate and deputy NASA administrator from 1960-68 where he was instrumental in development of manned spaceflight. He would later serve as MIT Dean of Engineering, Director of the Draper Lab, and a senior lectur...

A Cat Always Lands on its Feet

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Added over 8 years ago | 00:00:30 | 19644 views

Watch how a cat turns in mid-air to land on its feet in this film by Doc Edgerton. [HEE-FV-018, at 05:59]