Celebrate 50 Years of Apollo 11

On July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin emerged from the Apollo lunar module Eagle and made history by becoming the first humans to set foot on the surface of the Moon. Millions of people across the globe crowded around their televisions to witness this momentous accomplishment unfold in real time. Fifty years later, … Continue reading Celebrate 50 Years of Apollo 11

JoAnn Morgan, NASA Senior Executive

Excerpt from Made in Florida: Artists, Celebrities, Activists, Educators, and Other Icons in the Sunshine State, by Art Levy. JOANN MORGAN NASA aerospace engineer, first woman to serve as a senior executive at Kennedy Space Center, interviewed in May 2018, when she was seventy-seven, New Smyrna Beach. My favorite birthday present as a child was a chemistry set. What … Continue reading JoAnn Morgan, NASA Senior Executive

The Quest for Unpublished Photos of Apollo 11

By J. L. Pickering, coauthor of Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments This book is available at a discount price through July 31, 2019, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission. Order here and use code APOLLO. How many photos of an historical event are “enough”? The answer likely … Continue reading The Quest for Unpublished Photos of Apollo 11

Space Books Sale for the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 with a special sale on our books in astronautics and space history. Highlights include Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments, an unprecedented photographic history that offers a wealth of unpublished and recently discovered images, and Safely to Earth: The Men and Women Who Brought the Astronauts Home, an … Continue reading Space Books Sale for the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11

Contemporary Challenges in Medical Education

“Superb. A valuable reference tool for a wide range of topics that every medical educator should know about. A must-read for all medical school administrators, especially in areas of curriculum, student affairs, faculty affairs, ethics, and professionalism.”—Roberta E. Sonnino, former professor, Wayne State University School of Medicine While medical schools usually emphasize the teaching of … Continue reading Contemporary Challenges in Medical Education

Images from Picturing Apollo 11

Picturing Apollo 11: Rare Views and Undiscovered Moments By J. L. Pickering and John Bisney Through a wealth of unpublished and recently discovered images, this book presents new and rarely seen views of the people, places, and events involved in planning, accomplishing, and commemorating the first Moon landing. Among other things, these photographs show astronauts … Continue reading Images from Picturing Apollo 11