State of the Planet

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Apollo 11

  • Rescuing 50 Years of Apollo Sample Data

    Rescuing 50 Years of Apollo Sample Data

    The Apollo missions brought back unique samples from the moon that have been analyzed by researchers around the world. This data is getting lost and forgotten. A new database collects it and makes it easy to find and use.

  • How Landing on the Moon Changed Our World

    How Landing on the Moon Changed Our World

    Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory director Sean Solomon discusses how Apollo 11 affected the scientific community, how Lamont was involved, and what comes next for lunar exploration.

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  • Rescuing 50 Years of Apollo Sample Data

    Rescuing 50 Years of Apollo Sample Data

    The Apollo missions brought back unique samples from the moon that have been analyzed by researchers around the world. This data is getting lost and forgotten. A new database collects it and makes it easy to find and use.

  • How Landing on the Moon Changed Our World

    How Landing on the Moon Changed Our World

    Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory director Sean Solomon discusses how Apollo 11 affected the scientific community, how Lamont was involved, and what comes next for lunar exploration.