Explorer's Awards: Apollo 11 engine recovery; SpaceX

Remember when we told you that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos had recovered the Apollo 11 engines? In July 2013, conservationists found the serial number to confirm that yes, it really was Apollo 11 and not any of the other 12 Saturn V rockets. Tonight, the Explorers Club is honouring the entire Apollo F-1 Search and Recovery Team (including Bezos) for their efforts. Elon Musk is also getting an award for space exploration (SpaceX) and sustainable transportation (Tesla Motors).


44 years underwater is not good for engine maintenance. Image credit: the Bezos Expedition

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