How Flagstaff Helped Apollo 11 Astronauts Prepare For The Moon Landing

By Mark Brodie
Published: Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 11:53am
Updated: Friday, July 19, 2019 - 10:14am

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Two men test drive rover on artificial crater field.
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Apollo 15 astronauts Jim Irwin (left) and Dave Scott (right) drive the USGS-built Grover near a large crater in Cinder Lake Crater Field.

Northern Arizona played a major role in the preparation for the Apollo missions.

For some more context, The Show spoke with Danielle Adams, deputy director for marketing and communications at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff.

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