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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 announcement of the New Apollo Project comes just days before the Bush Administration is set to re-introduce its energy legislation, which was defeated in November by a coalition of labor unions, environmental groups and consumer advocates.
This readable book presents a well-crafted narrative, balancing the role of humans throughout the Apollo project and technical facts.
Ba Risi, CASC chief engineer, innovation resulting from the Apollo Project drove development in the private sector.
When a fire claimed the lives of three Apollo 1 astronauts in 1967, reporters could have looked at only some of the facts and concluded that the Apollo project was on life support.
At a news conference Friday, representatives from the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, which is part of the University of Texas System, and IBM announced their collaborative APOLLO project, which culls big data to help physicians recommend treatments for cancer patients.
Later he would be credited with saving Gemini 8 in low earth orbit before being selected for the Apollo project.
The second volume comprises 50 case studies pertaining to an extraordinary range of contexts including artificial intelligence, science fiction, data-intensive astronomy, Polar research, the Apollo project, harpsichord makers, environmentally compatible textiles, educational games, and undergraduate biology education--to name just a few.
Early in his career, he was the illustrator on the NASA Apollo project.
Carlene Golightly is community manager of the Evening Chronicle Sunshine Fund which hopes to repeat Apollo project in future years.
The Russian belief that the Americans had taken unacceptable risks with parts of the Apollo project was a genuine one, but they in their turn had little to be proud of over the lash-up that was Voskhod 1, the first spacecraft with a multiple crew.
Their main objective was to train astronauts in manoeuvring spacecraft in orbit before the Apollo project attempted to land a man on the Moon.
10am The US Apollo project masterminded nine missions to the moon between 1968 and 1972 and this film revels in the technical achievement of the mission and the profound effect it had on the men who went there, many of whom are interviewed about the experience.