Video

Here's What Downtime Looked Like Going to the Moon

With a three-day journey each way, there was a lot of downtime for astronauts on lunar missions. They shaved a lot.

For more on the calendar uncover in Apollo 11's command module Columbia, check out the latest blog post over on Vintage Space.

And there's loads of olde timey space to dig into on my blog, Vintage Space, too!

Like even older space? "Breaking the Chains of Gravity: the Story of Spaceflight Before NASA" is available now! You can order your copy on Amazon.

I'm also selling signed hardcover editions of my book on my website!

Connect on Facebook, Google+, Instagram, and Twitter as @astVintageSpace.

Like Vintage Space in all its incarnations? Consider becoming a patron! I've set up a Patreon account so I can raise money for things to make better content, like better software for editing, and even hiring professionals!