The Apollo 11 Press Kits are now online #NASA #Apollo #Science @NASA
David Meerman Scott has created a website, https://www.apollopresskits.com/, with a wonderful online collection of press kits related to the Apollo 11 program from the 1960s.
Apollo 11 Press Kits
Press kits prepared by the public relations staff at the major contractors for the Apollo 11 mission provided valuable additional information not found in NASA issued news releases. Reporters and editors from media outlets including television and newspapers had access to such documents from dozens of manufacturers while working on stories about the first lunar landing.
These press kits are beautifully prepared, with stunning artwork and fascinating period photographs.
It’s taken me fifteen years of collecting to amass what I believe to be the most complete collection of Apollo 11 press kits in the world. I’m always on the hunt for more, so please contact me if you have any.
Now, in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, I’ve digitized my collection to make it available to scholars, marketers, Apollo buffs, and fans of graphic design.
Are you interested in space memorabilia? Let us know in the comments.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.