The most vivid first lunar landing to date

I came across this magnificent website, built by an alumnus of the University of Texas at Austin, of the first lunar landing.

The website shows communications between Mission Control and the astronauts of Apollo 11 during the last several minutes before touchdown, as well as after. The transcripts are shown in real time, and they allow the user to understand what’s going on (if you are familiar with the technical jargon, that is!).

The website also features a pictorial representation of the Lunar Lander and its pitch angle, and video of the lunar surface as seen from one of the windows.

It’s the most realistic experience that I’ve found of that historic event!

The website is here:

http://www.firstmenonthemoon.com/

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