Apollo space program

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Apollo space program:

see space explorationspace exploration,
the investigation of physical conditions in space and on stars, planets, and other celestial bodies through the use of artificial satellites (spacecraft that orbit the earth), space probes (spacecraft that pass through the solar system and that may or may not
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Smoke Jumper, Moon Pilot offers captivating insight into the history of the Apollo space program and one of its finest astronauts, Stuart Roosa.
While working with the Apollo Space Program (1967-72), he applied satellite imagery to moon surfaces and chaired the Astronaut Training Group.
Using recollections from family, colleagues and the man himself, the author presents details of Carr's life through his years as an officer in the Marines, his involvement with the Apollo space program and ultimately his historic achievements in orbit.
The past two weeks have been filled with writing final reports, last-minute archiving and impromptu visits from former employees nostalgic for one last look at a facility that through the years tested high-profile projects such as the Apollo space program and XB-70 supersonic airplane.
But Reilly's assignments also spanned other stories, from the Apollo space program to New York City blackouts of 1977 and 2003.
Hanks and producers Brian Grazer, Ron Howard and Michael Bostick have ccreated a complex anthology about the Apollo space program and its legendary players without stooping to patriotic mumbo-jumbo.
Kells Memorial Award--Kells was a former SRS employee and pioneer of the Apollo Space Program.
According to ASME International, other top mechanical engineering achievements of this past century include the Apollo space program, power generation, agricultural mechanization, integrated circuit mass production, computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturer technology, bioengineering, codes and standards, air conditioning and refrigeration, and the airplane.
Doctorow's World's Fair as autobiography, electricity at world's fairs in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Europe at the 1939 World's Fair, the perceptions of the Apollo space program, and the computer in society.
To cut acid rain in half would require a [financial] commitment equivalent to the Apollo space program at its height," he says.