Simon French, Panmure Gordon | How economies...
As part of our special feature to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing: Simon French, Panmure Gordon & Co, talks about how the world’s economy has changed since 1969, the role of the Public Sector, and what challenges the future may hold.
Jim Leaviss, M&G | Was the Apollo 11...
As part of our special feature to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing: Jim Leaviss, M&G Investments, looks at the state of the economy when Armstrong stepped on the moon and whether the mission was worth it economically. What event, if any, could have a similar impact today?
Reflecting on the latest UK GDP figures
There have been some important numbers published on US employment, but what has the market made of them? Simon French, Panmure Gordon & Co, explains more about how the job markets look and offers his thoughts on the recent UK GDP figures.
July 19: Live Apollo Anniversary Show
This July, NASA salutes their Apollo heroes and look forward to new frontiers. Watch live and join them online, Friday, July 19 at 1 p.m. EDT for "NASA's Giant Leaps: Past and Future" featuring Apollo astronauts, current astronauts, guest host Adam Savage and more.
Apollo 10: ‘Tell the world, we have arrived’
Fifty years ago, Apollo 10 launched from Cape Kennedy on May 18, 1969. The Apollo 10 mission encompassed all aspects of an actual crewed lunar landing, except the landing. It was the first flight of a complete, crewed Apollo spacecraft to operate around the Moon. The crew members were Commander Thomas Stafford, Command Module Pilot John Young and Lunar Module Pilot Eugene Cernan. *Source: NASA...
Apollo 9: 'A Hell of a Ride'
50 years ago, we tested the capabilities of our Moon landing spacecraft in Earth’s orbit. Commander James McDivitt, Command Module Pilot David Scott and Lunar Module Pilot Rusty Schweickart performed systems checks and gathered data. The Lunar Module and the Command Module separated by nearly 100 miles and an engine burn check brought them back together. A challenging rendezvous and docking...