‘Remember’ series recalls moon landing and rocket scientist who helped make it so
York Daily Record/Sunday News journalist Melissa Nann Burke captured former rocket scientist and now Hanover resident George Hubbard in writing – and on video. He worked on Apollo 11. Posts on other topics in the ‘Remember’ series: Tropical Storm Agnes savaged York County with more than 15 inches of rain and Great Depression work: ‘It was the largest thesis in the history of the history department’ and York County’s cigarmaking days: ‘I remember that people stripped tobacco in their pantries’.
The York Daily Record/Sunday News has profiled Hanover’s George Hubbard who worked on the Apollo 11 project that landed men on the moon 40 years ago today.
In 1969, Hubbard, 24, was an aerospace engineer at the Houston’s Johnson Space Center… .
Numerous other residents also commented on their memories of that day 40 years ago when the moon landing captured the world’s attention. Click here to read those comments and Hubbard’s observations of working on the design and testing of an engine, key to the landing.
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