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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Apollo astronauts gathered for evening events, and daily air shows kept the crowds entertained.
7 seconds that, like for the Apollo astronauts, isn't too noticeable.
The actual lunar samples returned a few years later by Apollo astronauts did not match tektites in composition.
Like the Apollo astronauts before them, these individuals will travel into space carrying the hopes and dreams of all humankind, driven by the universal human spirit of exploration.
A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts
They found that 43 per cent of the Apollo astronauts died from a cardiovascular problem compared with 11 per cent of the low Earth orbit astronauts.
The Apollo astronauts were, and still remain, almost immortal figures, but she wasn't particularly star-struck, just another day on the job.
The Stennis Space Center in Mississippi is the main facility for testing rocket engines, such as the first and second states of the Saturn V rocket, used to lift the Apollo astronauts to the moon and for all Space Shuttle flights.
In addition, by focusing on Roosa's other roles with NASA--not just his astronaut duties on Apollo 14--Moseley paints a vividly clear picture of the inner workings of that organization during the Apollo program, another rarity for biographies of Apollo astronauts.
Magnetized lunar rocks hauled back by Apollo astronauts show that, at some point, the ancient moon had a hefty magnetic field.
This is equally true for a wide range of moon films, including the theatricality of Melies, the incredulity of camp, the illegibility of footage shot by Apollo astronauts and the revisionary history of Transformers 3.
Like the "Earthrise" images taken from the Moon's surface by the Apollo astronauts, this new photo from an orbiting Nasa satellite serves as a timely reminder of how beautiful and precious our world is.