moonport

moonport

(ˈmuːnˌpɔːt)
n
1. (Astronomy) a place from which flights leave for the moon
2. (Astronomy) a place where rockets land on the moon
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Benson and William Barnaby Faherty, Moonport: A History of Apollo Launch Facilities and Operations (Washington, D.C.: NASA SP-4204, 1978); Mark R.
Apollo 8 also achieved many other firsts including the first manned mission launched on the Saturn V, first manned launch from Nasa's new moonport, first pictures taken by humans of the earth from deep space and first live television coverage of the lunar surface.
Benson and Faherty (1978) in their history of the Moonport noted that in the immediate aftermath of President John F.