Why is landing on the Moon so hard? We can start by mentioning that the Moon is NOT made of soft cheese…
I belong to a generation who have grown up in the knowledge that humans can fly to the moon.
To explain to a generation born after PlayStation how we simulated Apollo reentries in 1968, using Stone Age implements and dragging our knuckles, I’ll need to go into a little detail.
Before I could develop a backup plan for the reentry of the Apollo Command Module, I had to get answers to two questions.