One Giant Leap~ Celebrating Apollo 11: Harvey Malchow

One Giant Leap~ Celebrating Apollo 11: Harvey Malchow

By Meredith McCulloch

Harvey Malchow worked on the Apollo project from 1967 to 1970 while he was at the MIT Instrumentation Laboratory, a key player in the Apollo Guidance and Navigation systems development. (The I-Lab later evolved into the Draper Laboratory). Malchow’s main contribution to the project was in creating a theoretical model of the earth’s sun-lit atmosphere.

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An Obituary: Michael W. Merrick ~ Update

An Obituary: Michael W. Merrick ~ Update

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

A “Celebration of Life” honoring Michael W. Merrick will take place from 3 to 6 pm on Saturday, August 3 in the Great Room at Old Town Hall, 120 South Road, Bedford.

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One Giant Leap ~ Celebrating Apollo 11: The Local Story

One Giant Leap ~ Celebrating Apollo 11: The Local Story

By Meredith McCulloch

Fifty years ago, the Apollo11 mission delivered men to the moon and back. Now, half a century later, it remains a remarkable achievement.  Over 400,000 people worked on the project. Many of them lived in the Bedford area. 

With the anniversary coming up, The Bedford Citizen has interviewed local people who contributed to the project to hear their reactions to the 50th anniversary.

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