When NASA blew gigantic holes in Arizona for the Apollo Mission

NASA knew full well that the Apollo lunar landing missions were risky, and it took steps to minimize the chances of losing astronauts in space. Redundancies were built into the spacecraft, and astronauts and technicians alike spent hours simulating missions. Mission planners also used simulations to anticipate as many … » 3/05/13 9:40am 3/05/13 9:40am