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Moon's age determined from Apollo 14's not-so-long-ago cargo


SFGate - Jan 16, 2017
When the astronauts of Apollo 14 returned from the moon more than 45 years ago, they brought back nearly 100 pounds of rocks and soil from the lunar surface — and an answer to a cosmic puzzle. The astronauts, Alan Shepard, Edgar Mitchell and Stuart ...
 

Tests of Apollo 14 samples put moon at 4.51 billion years old


Tampabay.com - Jan 11, 2017
That's the newest estimate, thanks to rocks and soil collected by the Apollo 14 moonwalkers in 1971. A research team reported Wednesday that the moon formed within 60 million years of the birth of the solar system. Previous estimates ranged within 100 ...
 

Apollo 14 Mission Rocks Reveal Real Age of Moon --"Much Earlier Than Thought" (VIDEO)


The Daily Galaxy (blog) - Jan 12, 2017
“We have finally pinned down a minimum age for the moon; it's time we knew its age and now we do,” said Mélanie Barboni, the study's lead author and a research geochemist in UCLA's Department of Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences. The UCLA-led ...
 

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Apollo 14 books

Earthrise: My Adventures as an Apollo 14 Astronaut


by: Edgar Mitchell, Ellen Mahoney

Recollections from the sixth man to ever walk on the Moon, for young adult readers.

On February 5, 1971, Edgar Mitchell jumped off the last rungs of a ladder connecting him to NASA’s Antares spacecraft and landed with two feet on the Moon. Following the disastrous Apollo 13 mission, Mitchell was one of three astronauts to successfully complete the Apollo 14 journey to the Moon, though it wasn’t without its own alarming moments.

In Earthrise, Edgar recalls his spectacular trip to the Moon and the life experiences that got him there, including his early days spent in Roswell, New Mexico, amid nuclear testing and the rumored UFO crash; his first solo airplane flight as a young teen; his time as a navy combat pilot; and becoming a NASA astronaut.
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The Space Less Traveled: Straight Talk From Apollo 14 Astronaut Edgar Mitchell


by: Edgar Mitchell
On January 31, 1971, Navy Captain Dr. Edgar Mitchell embarked on a journey into outer space, resulting in his becoming the sixth man to walk on the Moon. The Apollo 14 mission was NASA’s third manned lunar landing. This historic journey ended safely nine days later on February 9, 1971. It was an audacious time in the history of mankind. For Mitchell, however, the most extraordinary journey was yet to come. As he hurtled earthward through the abyss between the two worlds, Mitchell became engulfed by a profound sensation—a sense of universal connectedness.
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Apollo 14: The Official NASA Press Kit


by: NASA
Book by NASA
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NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE - JULY 1971 - VOL. 140, NO. 1 NORWAY - BIOLUMINESCENCE - CANYONLANDS - BERMUDA - AMA DIVERS - APOLLO 14


by: MELVILLE BELL (EDITOR IN CHIEF) GROSVENOR

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Apollo 14 Mission To Fra Mauro (1971)


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Apollo 14 Moon Mission Onboard Camera Full


Apollo 14 HD onboard camera. This is a series of videos that show everything from the launch to the moon landing to the docking and undocking of the LEM.
 

1971: Apollo 14 (NASA)


Apollo 14 was the eighth manned mission in the Apollo programme and the third mission to land on the Moon, touching down on 5 February 1971. The crew ...
 

Apollo 14: Mission to Fra Mauro


The 1971 Apollo 14 Mission to Fra Mauro, a lunar highland area, is highlighted in this video. The mission's primary goal was the collection of lunar rocks and soil ...
 

CBS News Coverage of The Apollo 14 Launch


From Sunday January 31st 1971 CBS News Covers The Apollo 14 Launch The 3rd sucessful Moon Landing Mission. With Walter Cronkite and Former Astronant ...