How NASA Prepared Apollo Astronauts (Wired)

Upon both the anniversary of the first man on the moon and the conclusion of what is to be the final space shuttle mission, Wired looks at the incredible training NASA astronauts undertake to be mission-ready — showing Apollo astronauts as they experienced training exercises for not only g-force and weightlessness, but also jungle and desert survival, on their way to that  “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”


  1. Bob Spencer'60 says:

    Check out The Denver Post for today 7/25/11- “Coors Foundation grants $500,000 to youth suicide prevention program”. Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas, Bowdoin ’89 – this is her program. Carson ’92 in whose memory the foundation was formed, took his life in 2004

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