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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The Apollo space program harbors immensely valuable lessons for humanity.
Kennedy worried that NASA's Apollo space program had "lost its glamour" and might affect his 1964 re-election bid, newly released tapes have revealed.
"None of these advantages came from manned flight," said DeGroot, who wrote "Dark Side of the Moon," an iconoclastic account of the Apollo space program.
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.
But Reilly's assignments also spanned other stories, from the Apollo space program to New York City blackouts of 1977 and 2003.
One of my obsessions is the Apollo space program. I enjoy meeting the astronauts at their speaking engagements and collecting signed first editions of their books.
Yet the trajectory of the civilian space program since Apollo can be seen as the execution of the Space Task Group's 1969 report Post Apollo Space Program: Directions for the Future.
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. He has a finance degree, a master's in the management of technology, and a contract management certificate.
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.
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