Apollo program

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Noun1.Apollo program - a program of space flights undertaken by US to land a man on the MoonApollo program - a program of space flights undertaken by US to land a man on the Moon; "the first lunar landing was achieved by the Apollo program on July 20, 1969"
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Leading up to the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Space Program, the Cradle of Aviation's "Countdown to Apollo at 50" celebration will feature exciting new exhibits, school initiatives and community programs for people of all ages, designed to celebrate the Apollo Space Program and the 50th anniversary of the first successful Apollo mission which took place on July 20, 1969.
Navy as a jet mechanic and later worked as a purchaser for NASA's Apollo space program.
Among these were in nuclear medicine engineering, digital computers, projectile navigation systems, high-speed photography, practical radar microwave engineering, inertial guidance systems for the Apollo space program, among others.
After the successful mission, the Apollo space program began to experience budget cuts and was ultimately scrapped after the flight of Apollo 17.
The Apollo space program was much less technologically demanding and much more accessible to public understanding.
Rocket engines which were used in the Apollo space program have been recovered from the Atlantic Ocean.
The campaign launches Axe's new fragrance, Apollo, which was inspired by the United States' Apollo space program.
He used the history of the development of the Apollo space program to illustrate how important it can be to remain open to the impulse of creativity even when it appears completely counter intuitive.
These range from personal anecdotes about mountain climbing to historical accounts of the D-Day invasion, the Manhattan Project and the Apollo space program to corporate success stories like Wells Fargo and American Express, both of which began 150 years ago as a single express mail company called Western Express before evolving into the financial powerhouses they are today.
Kicking off in 1961, NASA scientists suspect an alien presence may have landed on the moon which, apparently, is the real reason JFK green-lit the Apollo space program.
Kennedy worried that NASA's Apollo space program had "lost its glamour" and might affect his 1964 re-election bid, newly released tapes have revealed.
None of these advantages came from manned flight," said DeGroot, who wrote "Dark Side of the Moon," an iconoclastic account of the Apollo space program.