Apollo program

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Apollo program

[ə′päl·ō ¦prō·grəm]
(aerospace engineering)
The scientific and technical program of the United States that involved placing men on the moon and returning them safely to earth.
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The Baltic show includes 28 Nasa images edited by Michael Light from a lunar geological survey made by Apollo astronauts
Similar cracks were first seen in photos taken near the moon's equator by the Apollo astronauts.
Stella worked for the David Clark Company as a stitcher assembling space suits for Apollo astronauts.
The comments, made as NASA continues to celebrate the 40th anniversary of humanity's first walk on the moon, came as the supervisors recognized Aldrin and 23 other Apollo astronauts and hundreds of NASA employees who helped advance the nation's space program.
Moon rocks brought home by Apollo astronauts between 1969 and 1972 were found to be"damp" and experts believed that was due to contamination back on Earth.
These 3-D photos were taken during robotic space and human exploration missions and include photos shot by the Apollo astronauts on their Moon walks.
As for there only being a few images, well the Apollo astronauts took quite a lot, but not all were put out by the public relations teams.
He said the best way to honour the Apollo astronauts "is to follow in our footsteps; to boldly go again on a new mission of exploration".
Aldrin added: "The best way to honour the Apollo astronauts is to follow in our footsteps; to boldly go on a new mission of exploration.
lt;p>"Moon in Google Earth enables you to explore lunar imagery, as well as informational content about the Apollo landing sites, panoramic images shot by the Apollo astronauts, narrated tours and much more.
Many might not be aware of this, but NASA's Apollo astronauts - including Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins - were part of three-day training missions in central Oregon's "moon country" in the summers of 1964 and 1966.
Apollo Wives Monday, BBC4, 10pm Ten women who were married to Apollo astronauts gather for a reunion in Arizona.