An engineer wearing an astronaut type suit is held in horizontal position by wires to simulate weightlessness in Pasadena, California July 24, 1966 as he demonstrates a battery powered drill designed to drill a core sample from the moon’s surface when American astronauts reach it later in this decade. Scientists have determined that Surveyor I bounced two or three inches when it touched down. The craft’s footpads dug into the soil about an inch. Use of the drill by Apollo astronauts will permit an analysis of the moon surface as deep as 10 feet. (AP Photo)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: