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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Steve said: "It's an amazing opportunity to be able to work with such an iconic piece of brutalist architecture, all within the context of the Apollo moon landings; I am looking forward to celebrating that spirit 50 years on."
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