lunar module


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lunar module

(moj -ool) (LM) See Apollo.

lunar module

[′lü·nər ′mäj·ül]
(aerospace engineering)
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The excitement reached fever-pitch late on the evening of July 20 as the lunar module Eagle undocked from the command module Columbia.
First, a new heavylift booster will launch an empty lunar module and a heavy translunar upperstage engine into Earth orbit.
html) image from 1972, Young is shown leaping into the air as he salutes the flag of the United States in front of the lunar module Orion, the lunar roving vehicle and the moon's Stone Mountain.
His colleague Edwin ``Buzz'' Aldrin watched from inside the lunar module and spoke the first words of man on the Moon: ``Tranquillity base.
1969 ``One small step for man, one giant step for mankind,'' said Neil Armstrong when he emerged from the Eagle lunar module to take man's first step on the Moon.
Also on This Day: 1887: The first motor race washeld in Paris; 1889: Birth of German dictator Adolf Hitler; 1893: Birth of American film comedian Harold Lloyd; 1902: Art Nouveau was introduced at an exhibition in Paris; 1940: The electron microscope was first demonstrated in the USA; 1945: Soviet troops entered Berlin; 1972: The manned lunar module from Apollo 16 landed on the moon.
When the lunar module landed on the moon July 20, 1969, he remembered feeling enormous pride.
On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong landed their Lunar Module on the moon's Sea of Tranquility and became the first two humans to walk on the moon.
The only place for the Apollo 13 astronauts to go was the lunar module, designed to carry just two men to the surface of the Moon, the command module had to be shut down and preserved for re-entry, (https://www.
Before setting up a Solar Wind Collector, Lunar Module pilot Duke left a photograph of himself with his wife and their two sons, Thomas and Charles, sitting on a bench.
The command and service module Columbia and the lunar module Eagle separated from the rocket and continued to the moon, piloted by Armstrong, Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin and Michael Collins.
1969: ``One small step for man,one giant step for mankind,'' saidNeil Armstrong when he emerged from the Eagle lunar module to take man's first step on the Moon.