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Annotated Bibliography

Apollo 11 Lunar Landing Mission: Press Kit. NASA. 6 July 1969. Web. 18 Oct. 2015.
Transcript.
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The transcript discusses all of the details of the lunar landing. This was used to prove the
facts that are relayed on the website.

Eisenhower, D. D., Kennedy, J. F., Johnson, L. B., Nixon, R. M., Zahir, M., Gorton, J.,
Tsiranana, P. Release No. 69-83F. "Apollo 11 Goodwill Messages." (1969): 1-38.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 13 July 1969. Web.
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This documentation of 73 countries around the world goodwill messages to the


astronauts and their aspirations for a safe return. The statements also include
information about each country in hopes that new life forms will soon find it and
learn about Earths culture. The main use of this document was to show the
camaraderie this mission brought throughout the world. It showed an exchange of
the same idea and bonded a bandaged world of war. This source was written in the
time of the flight so there are accurate accounts of the country leaders.

"First Explorers on the Moon." Man Walks on Another World. National Geographic Magazine,
Dec. 1969. Web.
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This primary source was written with accurate accounts and transcripts of the
mission in the time period it took place. It includes the famous words, one small

step for man. One giant leap for mankind. Being in National Geographic this
article was widely known for its precise report.
Kramer, F. E., D. B. Twedell, W. J. Walton Jr. Apollo 11 Lunar Sample Information Catalogue.
NASA: 1977. Report. Web. 25 October 2015.
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This primary source was important to the project because it contains useful
information on the samples collected by the Apollo 11 crew. For example, the
crew collected samples of lunar rock that had to be brought back to earth in very
specific conditions. After being brought back to earth, the lunar dust and rock was
tested to see how it reacted to substances on earth. This knowledge advanced the
worlds space awareness.

Low, George. Apollo 11 Mission Report. NASA Manned Spacecraft Center: 1969. Report. Web.
25 October 2015.
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Since the essay focused on samples from the moon and how they helped scientists
discover vital information about space, this source also provided facts on different
tests taken on lunar items. Many of the tests produced knowledge that is very
important, such as the fact that moon substances do not react harmfully to gases
like nitrogen and carbon dioxide, commonly found on earth.

Weaver, Kenneth F. "The Flight of Apollo 11." National Geographic (1969): 1-18. Print.

Weavers paper talks about all three National History Day topics: Exploration,
Encounter, Exchange. By using this educated article, we were able to use a
constant source for part of each one of our topics.

Bizony, Piers. "The Great Uncertainty Of Apollo." Engineering & Technology (17509637) 4.12.
(2009): 20-23. Applied Science & Technology Full Text (H.W. Wilson). Web.
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Piers Bizony talks in this Science and Technology textbook about the basics of the Apollo
11 mission and also proof to correct skeptics that believe the mission was all a hoax of
computers and green screens. He also relates the Apollo mission to other scientific feats
in history, such as the automobile and aircraft. Finally, he tied in personal stories of
aspiring astronauts as children to show the effect that the mission had on the space
generation.

Dickson, Paul. Sputnik; The Shock of the Century. United States: Walker Publishing Company,
2001. Print.
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This book talks about the space shuttle Sputnik. The book contained information on the
Space Race and how Apollo 11 and Sputnik played major roles in the event. This
information was needed for the Apollo 11 essay because it explained the reason, or part
of the reason, why the strive for Apollo 11 was so great.

Dunbar, Brian. "Apollo 11 Mission Overview." NASA. NASA, 2015. Web. 25 October 2015.

This secondary source gives information about the mission overview, as well as the
highlights of the mission. In addition to these facts, the article from NASAs website tells
about the crew and some of their accomplishments.

Harland, David M. The First Men on the Moon: The Story of Apollo 11. New York: Springer,
2007. Print.
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This book gave backstories on each of the astronauts and also described the feelings of
each one during the mission. Although written many years after, the story gives detailed
information otherwise not covered in websites or summaries of Apollo 11.

Launius, Roger D. "The Legacy of Apollo." NASA. NASA History Office, 2002. Web. 25
October 2015.
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Like the Lunar Sample Catalogue, this source gave information about samples and lunar
testings. Along with this useful information, the article talked about the conditions of the
years prior to the Apollo 11 launch, including the president, and how these factors
affected the launching and construction of the space shuttle.

Martin, Fred H. Apollo 11 Lunar Surface Journal: Program Alarms. Apollo 11 Lunar Surface
Journal: Program Alarms. (1994). Web. 18 Oct. 2015.
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Fred Martin talks about his experiences on the flight after 25 years. He specifically
focuses on what his memory of the mission was and how he thought it went. This was
used to give insight from a different perspective.

"Out of This World." Interview by Nick Smith. Engineering and Technology Magazine 3 July

2009: 74-79. Web. 18 Oct. 2015.


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This talks about the exploration of the new technology that went into the lunar mission. It
also discusses the exchange of ideas between Houston and the mission crew.

Posey, Bill. Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act, H.R.2726. 114 Congress.
10 June 2015. Print.
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The Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act was used to show that the
effect of the mission has lasted into the 21st century. Known as one of the greatest
scientific feats in history, the spaceship is hoped to appear on a new coin sometime in the
near future. Although the mission happened over 50 years ago, this document proves that
the repercussions and story will likely never be forgotten and always highly revered.

The First Lunar Landing. The First Lunar Landing. 4 August 2015. Web. 18 Oct. 2015.
Transcript.
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This transcript of the calls between Houston and the space shuttle give major insight into
what it was actually like to be hurtling through space. We used this to help explain why
the lunar landing was such a huge accomplishment and how it helped to change the
science world as we know it.