APOLLO 14

by Kyle Flemmer

Despite docking problems & a faulty abort switch - Apollo 14’s LM lands successfully at Fra Mauro – transmitting color images from the Moon for the first time – blue fabric reflects light with a λ ≈ 460 nm – the nylon flag is unaltered with exception to a sleeve sewn in its top hem - to accommodate the horizontal latch pole – 500 tree seeds are brought & returned – (Moon trees now grow around the world) - while the Commander’s golf swing sends a ball “miles & miles & miles” - experts agree the flags must deteriorate over time – thanks to radiation & projectile damage from micrometeorites
 

 

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Lunar Flag Assembly Kit is "Out of Print" from The Blasted Tree Store.

Featured by The Blasted Tree: May 12, 2016


KYLE FLEMMER

Founder, Editor in Chief, Author


Lunar Flag Assembly Kit by Kyle Flemmer is a Blasted Tree original collection of poetry.

ISBN [Digital]: 978-1-987906-17-2

Cover Design by Kyle Flemmer - Cover Image by NASA, Lunar Orbiter Recovery Project

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