When the United States committed itself to landing on the moon, NASA had no experience in any of the techniques or technologies necessary for a lunar mission. The Gemini series took ten pairs of astronauts into space to gain experience in long space flights, rendezvous and walking in space.
The lecture will be on held Sunday, October 29 at 2 PM – 3 PM at 2 p.m at ISEC, the InfoAge Space Exploration Center, 2300 Marconi Road, Wall, New Jersey.
ISEC is located in Building 9162, adjacent to the 60 foot TLM-18 dish antenna. Lectures are free to the public with a suggested donation of $10.00
Frank O’Brien has been volunteering at InfoAge since 2003, and is a Solar System Ambassador for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He is the author of a very successful book on the Apollo Guidance Computer, and gives monthly lectures on all aspects of spaceflight.