Mission apollo 11
Moon boots may have been popular in the '70s, but real ones are extremely rare. The National Air and Space Museum has the only two pairs of moon boots on Earth—those worn by Gene Cernan and Jack Schmitt on Apollo 17. The overshoes worn on all the other missions were left on the lunar surface because of weight considerations.
(August 22, 1966) The three crew members for the Apollo-Saturn 204 mission check out the couch installation on the Apollo Command Module (CM) at North American's Downey facility. Left to right in their pressurized space suits are astronauts Virgil I. Grissom, Roger B. Chaffee and Edward H. White II. Image # : S66-49181
Abstract Connection #1: While researching America's success in space exploration, it crossed my mind on how our competition is coming along in their own space programs. Come to find out, they are not doing as well as we thought! In this article, it highlights the struggles that the Soviet Union is having with their space exploration program after years of dormancy.