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Remembering Apollo 11

Astronaut Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the moon near the leg of the Lunar Module (LM) “Eagle” during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity (EVA). Image courtesy of NASA.
Science Channel, WSHU Radio

Dr. Bret Bennington, professor and chair of the Department of Geology, Environment and Sustainability and co-director of last spring’s symposium One Giant Leap: Apollo 11 @ 50, had two media appearances tied to the countrys recent 50th anniversary celebration of the Apollo moon landing.

Professor Bret Bennington

He discussed the authenticity of moon rocks on the Science Channel series – “Truth Behind the Moon Landing”. He can be seen approximately 40 minutes into the program.

He was also interviewed on the WSHU public radio program, “The Full Story,” about the Apollo anniversary. He can be heard 5:12 and 20:17 minutes into the program.

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