Jules Verne vs. NASA's Apollo 11

Jules Verne vs. NASA's Apollo 11 (HM24CR)

Location: Titusville, FL 32796 Brevard County
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Country: United States of America
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N 28° 36.823', W 80° 48.255'

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Jules Verne's mythical journey to the Moon in the 1880's
was similar to the Apollo 11 launched on July 16, 1969

Both had three man crews
Both landed in the Pacific Ocean
Both used retro-rockets for descent
Both flights blasted off from Central Florida
Florida and Texas sought control of both missions
Spacecraft dimensions were approximately the same
Astronauts in both were secured in couches at launch
Verne's craft was Columbiad - Apollo 11 was Columbia
Air in both crafts was recycled through potash to absorb CO2
Columbiad had a crewman named Ardan - Columbia had Aldin
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HM NumberHM24CR
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Year Placed1997
Placed ByCity of Titusville/U.S. Space Walk of Fame Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, January 4th, 2018 at 4:02pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 519136 N 3165205
Decimal Degrees28.61371667, -80.80425000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 28° 36.823', W 80° 48.255'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds28° 36' 49.38" N, 80° 48' 15.3" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)321, 407
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 55 Broad St, Titusville FL 32796, US
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