Apollo Program

Apollo_program_insignia.pngMISSION SUMMARY
Mission: Apollo Program
Program dates: 1961 - 1972
Manned missions: Apollo I - XVII
Launch vehicle: Saturn V
Launch site: Cape Canaveral
Crew capacity: 3-Commander, Command Module Pilot (CMP), and Lunar Module Pilot (LMP)

Objective: The Apollo Program was the United States spaceflight effort which landed the first humans on Earth's Moon. Conceived during the Eisenhower administration and conducted by NASA, Apollo began in earnest after President John F. Kennedy's 1961 address to Congress declaring his belief in a national goal of "landing a man on the Moon" by the end of the decade in a competition with the Soviet Union for supremacy in space. This goal was first accomplished during the Apollo 11 mission on July 20, 1969 when astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed, while Michael Collins remained in lunar orbit.

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Apollo Program
List of Apollo Missions
Apollo Spacecraft
Moon Landings
Apollo Lunar Module
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Above: President John F. Kennedy, Rice University, "We choose to go to the Moon..." (18 min)

Above: Neil Armstrong steps onto the Moon (5 min)
Recording of the feed from Honeysuckle Creek made at Goddard.

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