Haida Liang

Occupation: Professor of Physics

Research Areas: Imaging and Sensing, Conservation, Science and Art


"I’m working on the boundary between optical imaging and history… physics and history are the two things that I love."

Jarita Holbrook

Jarita Holbrook
Credit: AAAS portrait photographer.
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Occupation: Professor of Astronomy

Year born: 1965

Research Areas: History, Cultural Studies of Astronomy, African Indigenous Astronomy


Allan Chapman

Occupation: Historian

Year born: 1946

Research Areas: History of Science, History of Astronomy, Broadcasting


"Historians of astronomy…are… people with a broad and open-minded curiosity about those forces which drove human endeavour in the past."

Timeline of the Apollo Missions

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Did you know astronauts landed on the Moon six times between 1969 and 1972?

Explore the people and science of each Apollo mission using our timeline!

The First Moon Landing

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In 1969, the Apollo 11 mission landed on the Moon. For the first time, people stepped foot on another world in our Solar System.

But what do you know about the astronauts on board. And how much do you know about their mission? Take our quiz to find out!