Apollo 11 by RobinJRichards

Champion(s):

BarkerC
"We fight for better days."


Runner(s)-Up:

LorinBurte
Get off my lawn!


Quiz Description

Take a small step or a giant leap into this quiz on the greatest human achievement ever.

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Questions:

This rocket was used to launch Apollo 11 into space on July 16, 1969.

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Saturn V

This was the name of the lunar lander than landed in the Sea of Tranquility on July 20, 1969.

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Eagle

This was the name of the Command Module which Micheal Collins had all to himself while Neil and Buzz were on the Moon.

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Columbia

Apollo 11 holds the record of the least amount (in lbs.) of Moon rocks brought back. Within 5 lbs. either way, how many pounds of rocks did they bring back?

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47.5 (42.5-52.5)

After splashdown, the crew was brought aboard this US aircraft carrier (CVS-12). Launched in 1943 and serving from WWII to Vietnam, it is now a museum ship in Alameda, California.

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USS Hornet

In an iconic moment of television history, this man was shown (in color!) being extremely giddy as he announced “Man on the Moon!” People trusted his sincerity and enthusiasm because, well, he could be.

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Walter Cronkite

Deke Slayton gave Armstrong an option to replace Aldrin with what other Apollo astronaut (who shared Gemini 12 with Aldrin) because some thought Aldrin was difficult to work with. Armstrong had no issues working with Aldrin and declined. The astronaut in question became famous in his own right a few years later.

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Jim Lovell (Armstrong wanted Lovell to have his own command and the rest is history.)

The patch of Apollo 11 shows a Bald Eagle clutching an olive branch above the Moon but something is missing that’s on all the other Apollo patches (save for 13, which went a different route). What is it?

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The names of the astronauts (Apollo 13 has the phrase “Ex Luna, Scientia.” Also Apollo 1,8 and 11 used Arabic numerals instead of Roman.)

The patch design for Apollo 11 eventually made its way onto the tails side of a Dollar coin with what historical figure on the heads side? (Two possible answers. Give either one.) (edited at 7:58 am, July 18, 2019 (EDT))

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President Eisenhower or Susan B Anthony (edited at 7:58 am, July 18, 2019 (EDT))

Other than being known as the second man to walk on the Moon, Buzz Aldrin also inspired the character Buzz Lightyear in Toy Story. All that said it’s obvious Buzz isn’t his real name. What is it?

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Edwin

Fill in the blanks: Of the many large artifacts on display around the US, the quarantine trailer, the flotation collar and the flotation bags are at the __________ F. _______-________ Center at Dulles Airport, a sub-section of the US Air & Space Museum. (And yes, spelling counts for this one.)

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Steven Udvar-Hazy (or Házy)

On July 9, 2019, PBS aired what six-hour documentary, which examined the events leading up to Apollo 11, alongside an accompanying book of the same name?

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Chasing the Moon