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Apollo moon missions

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Apollo 11: Four things you may not know about the first moon landing - BBC News

Fifty years on, here are four things that made the Apollo Moon programme one of humankind's greatest technological achievements.

Labeled LROC image of Apollo 11 landing site

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, or LRO, has returned its first imagery of the Apollo moon landing sites. The pictures show the Apollo missions' lunar module descent stages sitting on the moon's surface, as long shadows from a low sun angle make the modules' locations evident.

Apollo 11 Launches into History | NASA

At 9:32 a.m. EDT on July 16, 1969, the Apollo 11 mission launched via a Saturn V rocket on a mission to the Moon.

Apollo 17 Command and Service Module America in lunar orbit, December 1972. Image: NASA

In February 1967, the President’s Science Advisory Committee (PSAC) urged NASA not to neglect lunar exploration during its planned Apollo Applications Program (AAP). In response to the PSAC’s concerns, NASA Headquarters created an ad hoc lunar mission study group and enlisted aid from its Apollo planning contractor, Washington, DC-based Bellcomm. Bellcomm planners wrote a pair […]

F-1 The Engine That Nearly Stopped the Apollo 11 Moon Mission.

With the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 coming up is easy to forget that the whole Apollo program was a ground-breaking succession of tech...

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