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L'astronauta Apollo Harrison Schmitt riceve il Leif Erikson Award, edizione 2015, da Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, Presidente d'Islanda.

2015 Leif Erikson Exploration Awards

American Apollo 17 astronaut Harrison Schmitt, Australian around the world sailor Jessica Watson and British exploration historian Dr. Huw Lewis-Jones have been awarded the Leif Erikson Exploration Awards by The Exploration Museum. The museum...

Vikings by Mararie

Documentary: The Lost Vikings

The west coast of Greenland was the site of a thriving Viking colony for hundreds of years. Originally settled by explorers who had bravely sailed across the treacherous North Atlantic from their homes in...

Astronaut Bill Anders training in Iceland in 1967.

Apollo astronaut training in Iceland

In 1965 and 1967, two groups of Apollo astronauts traveled to Iceland to study geology. Among the astronauts in the 1967 group were Neil Armstrong and Bill Anders. Bill was on the crew of...