Why ‘Moon Shot’ Has No Place in the 21st Century

This story is part of a series commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. When Marc Antony’s troops allowed their Parthian enemies to set their siege line on fire in 36 BC, their enraged com­mander knew what punishment…

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Apollo 11: Mission Out of Control

Working on Apollo, Laning did it again. Drawing from insight, with no historical instances as a navigate, he has estimated that each program in the Apollo operating system would be assigned a priority number. Jobs like guidance and control would…

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