Essays Tagged: "command pilot"

Neil Armstrong

            In March of 1966, Armstrong completed his training and became the command pilot of the Gemini 8 mission. The crew of this mission was made up of David R. Scott and h ... force made up the crew. Collins remained in the Lunar Orbit following the separation, piloting the command and service module. The Lunar Module descended to the surface of the moon on July 20, landi ...

(3 pages) 78 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Neil Armstrong's Moon Landing in 1969

ong was selected as the first U.S. astronaut serving as a backup pilot on Gemini 5. He served as a command pilot for the Gemini 8 mission on March 16, 1966 , at which time he performed the first succ ... oubolt, was gaining popularity (“US Centennial of Flight”). The LOR would launch one Saturn 5, Command Module Columbus, and the Eagle landing craft into Earth orbit. The Eagle would be extracted ...

(4 pages) 23 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 Experience

On July 20, 1969, the world witnessed the first man step foot on the moon. Apollo 11 crew members: Commander Neil Armstrong, Lunar Module Pilot Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Command Module Pilot Michael Co ... the Moon before the end of the decade. On March 16, 1966, Armstrong flew his first space mission as command pilot of Gemini 8 with David Scott (Hansen, James R.). During that mission Armstrong piloted ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Information on " Fat Man And Little Boy"

#77 that dropped Fat Man. After the nuclear mission, #77 was christened Bockscar after its regular Command Pilot, Fred Bock.While Little Boy was a uranium gun-type device, Fat Man was a more complica ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II