50th Anniversary Of The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Jul 18, 2019

Fifty years ago this week, the Apollo Lunar Module, “The Eagle,” landed on the moon. Much of the technology that went into getting a human on the moon was developed on Long Island. We look into the local connection to the Apollo 11 mission to the moon with guests:

  • Bill Finch, executive director, Discovery Museum
  • J. Bret Bennington, Ph.D., professor of geology, environment and sustainability, Hofstra University
  • Ed Whitman, engineer for communications between Lunar Excursion and Command Services Modules
  • Roy LeCann, former Grumman vice president; director, Lunar Module Data Reduction System
  • Jan Lawrence Junglut, engineer, Apollo Communications Subsystem
  • Ed O'Connor, engineer, Hamilton Standard; volunteer, Connecticut Science Center
  • Joshua Stoff, curator, Cradle of Aviation Museum and Education Center