Flying over Meteor Crater with Dr. Brian May

Posted by David Eicher
on Friday, October 05, 2018

Brian May and Dave Eicher pose with their new book featuring 3-D stereo images of the Apollo missions, about to fly over Meteor Crater. DAVID J. EICHER

OK, catching up on writing now. A few weeks ago during that Arizona trip, Michael Bakich and I had the opportunity to fly over Meteor Crater with Brian May, who was on a short holiday from playing Las Vegas with Queen. We circled the crater from the air, took numerous pictures and video, and then had a remarkable visit to the crater on the ground. We discussed the crater’s history and geology at length with David Kring, one of the world’s leading experts on the crater, and were hosted by a group led by Dwayne Virgint, the organization’s CEO.

What a wonderful time it was. We also shot a short film I’ll share with you soon about the hazards of asteroids and Astroid Day. 

More to come soon . . . !!

Meteor Crater as seen from a helicopter at altitude. DAVID J. EICHER

Dave Eicher ready to fly over the crater. DAVID J. EICHER

The crater from almost directly overhead. DAVID J. EICHER

Brian May and Dave Eicher pose with their new book, MISSION MOON 3-D, at Meteor Crater. DAVID J. EICHER

A panoramic view of Meteor Crater from the ground. DAVID J. EICHER

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