11/25/09 Latest “Send In the Clowns” with Meria & Dave McGowan. The Moon story continues getting more implausible as we go along; the moon documentaries on Netflix; “Moon Machines”, 6 part Science Channel series; astronaut Jim Lovell on lunar module construction of thin flimsy materials; How could it be pressurized? Were the modules packed? clean room and moon dust; Apollo 13 – 3 astronauts in the space for 2? 4 days straight? Playtex space suits – Intl. Latex Corp (correction: Jane Russell and the bra, not Rosalind); Mercury 7; NASA created in 1958, few years to the Moon? mission control – wasn’t computers you saw- Jack Garman; All control equipment ran off 1 mainframe computer (laptop capacity); Ship had the computing power of a digital watch; John Houbolt – dropped out of history; 3 layers of Reynolds wrap; and more “stuff”.