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Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary: NASA

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Apollo Glossary

A
One of four Omni Directional Control Antennas, known as Omni Alpha

ACA
Attitude Control Assembly

ACQ
Acquisition

AELD
Ascent Engine Latching Device

AGC (1)
Apollo Guidance Computer
AGC (2)
Automatic Gain Control, which is part of the TV system flown on Apollos 15-17, see Ground Controlled Television Assembly Manual. An AGC output meter is located on the LCRU.

AGS
Abort Guidance System

ALHT
Apollo Lunar Hand Tools

ALM
Alarm

ALSCC
Apollo Lunar Surface Close-Up Camera, also known as the Gold Camera after its developer, astronomer Tommy Gold

ALSD
Apollo Lunar Surface Drill; flown on Apollo 15, 16, and 17

ALSE
Apollo Lunar Sounder Experiment

ALSEP
Apollo Lunar Surface Experiments Package; collection of experiments flown to the lunar surface by Apollo 12, 14, 15, 16, and 17; see ASE, CCG, CPLEE, HFE, LACE, LDD, LSG, LSM, LSP, PSE, SIDE, and SWS

See more terms from NASA's Apollo Lunar Surface Journal

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NASA's 50th Anniversary (2009)

Apollo 11 Mission by Audio - Day 1

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