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NASA Facts Lunar Landing Research Vehicle

NASA Facts Lunar Landing Research Vehicle

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Published by Bob Andrepont
NASA booklet on the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle
NASA booklet on the Lunar Landing Research Vehicle

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Published by: Bob Andrepont on Jan 05, 2011
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 NASA Facts
 National Aeronautics andSpace Administration
 Dryden Flight Research Center
 P.O. Box 273Edwards, California 93523Phone 805-258-3449FAX 805-258-3566
 Lunar Landing Research Vehicle“The LLRV”
 The LLRVs, humorously referred to as “flying bedsteads,” were created by the Dryden Flight Research Centerto study and analyze piloting techniques needed to fly and land the tiny Apollo lunar module in the moon's airlessenvironment.Success of the LLRVs led to the building of three Lunar Landing Training Vehicles (LLTV) used by Apolloastronauts at the Manned Spacecraft Center, Houston, Texas.Apollo 11 astronaut, Neil Armstrong – first human to step onto the moon's surface – said the mission would nothave been successful without the type of simulation that resulted from the LLRVs. FS-1994-11-026-DFRC

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