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March 28, 1969: Sandia Labs Completes 'Crash' Testing Program for Apollo

Sandia Laboratories is completing a six-month crash program of analysis and safety testing of a cup-sized radioactive heater scheduled for use in Project Apollo.

May 23, 1969: Sandia Helps in Apollo Moon Program

The outstanding scientific achievement of the twentieth century will be placing a man on the moon. Sandia will have, so to speak, a small but important piece of the action.

August 1, 1969: Labs Tested Nuclear Heaters Left on Moon by Apollo 11

Two cup-sized radioisotopic heaters analyzed and safety tested at Sandia Laboratories are part of the instrumentation left on the moon by astronauts of Apollo 11.