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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com sites enable users to view a vast amount of first-hand local journalism from Gannett newspapers that originally covered the Apollo Moon Landing and the Woodstock Music Festival.
Sadly, based on the blathering of these loons, I was hardly surprised to read that a quarter of Britons believe the Apollo moon landings were a hoax, and according to a poll released last week and eleven of the 1,009 people surveyed thought Buzz Lightyear was the first person to step on the lunar surface.
ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: Remind students that this July marks the 35th anniversary of the 1969 Apollo moon landing.
Through the company's past experience producing models commemorating the Apollo moon landing program and ``Star Wars'' collectibles, Code 3 was able to reproduce the explorer in resin and die casting.
In the light of the recent shuttle disaster, tonight's programme, focussing on the Wright Brother's first powered flight in 1903 and the first Apollo moon landing, will be particularly relevant.
An ailing Australian telescope is the only means of transmitting the Apollo moon landing.
18pm on July 20, 1969, has brought with it feverish attempts to describe what the Apollo moon landing meant for the future of the human race.
Her work was represented by Nata nel '63 (Born in '63, 1996), which incorporates archival images from the 1969 Apollo moon landing.
July 20, 1994, the twenty-fifth anniversary of the first Apollo moon landing, would be as good a time as any to can a halt to that vainglorious exercise in hubris known as manned space flight--at least until problems more relevant to the human condition have been solved and money is again available for institutionalized silliness.
The accomplishment will ehlp researchers working on the federally funded human genome mapping project -- a task so massive that molecular biologists often compare it to the Apollo moon landing.
Keynote speakers included Apollo moon landing pioneer and former X-15 suborbital test pilot Neil Armstrong, Virgin Galactic chief pilot David MacKay, Challenger Center for Space Science Education founder Dr.
History was calling--the Apollo moon landing was about to be televised.