Irwin, Mattingly, and Vanguard 1

Episode 307 · March 17th, 2018 · 5 mins 49 secs

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We've got some birthdays to celebrate today! Plus, an early mission that sent a satellite into space, that's still in orbit, sixty years later. Don't forget, you can reach me through email, john@thespaceshot.com. Send questions, ideas, or comments to this email and I will respond to you! Thanks for reaching out :)

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Episode Links:

James Irwin- NASA Biography

Thomas Ken Mattingly- NASA Biography

Ken Mattingly- NASA Johnson Space Center Oral History Project

When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions- Amazon Video

Vanguard 1 Mission Page

This website is rocking some old school web design, but it's got some good information.

Geodetic Datum Overview- CU Boulder

What is geodesy? NOAA

Find out more about Geodesy in Episode 275 of The Space Shot