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Apollo program

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APOLLO PROGRAM GUIDANCE AND NAVIGATION SYSTEMS 79974

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"We Choose The Moon" - John F. Kennedy Speech - Apollo Footage

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Apollo Program Success - NASA Moon Landing - Includes President JF Kennedy Speech

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Apollo Program HD

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How did the Apollo flight computers get men to the moon and back ?

The Apollo program, also known as Project Apollo, was the third United States human spaceflight program carried out by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which succeeded in landing the first humans on the Moon from 1969 to 1972. First conceived during Dwight D. Eisenhower's administration as a three-person spacecraft to follow the one-person Project Mercury which put the first Americans in space, Apollo was later dedicated to the national goal set by President John F. Kennedy of "landing a man on the Moon by the end of this decade and returning him safely to the Earth" in an address to Congress on May 25, 1961. It was the third US human spaceflight program to fly, preceded by the two-person Project Gemini conceived in 1961 to extend spaceflight capability in support of Apollo.
  • Background 

  • NASA expansion 

  • Choosing a mission mode 

  • Spacecraft 

  • Launch vehicles 

  • Astronauts 

  • Lunar mission profile 

  • Development history 

  • Samples returned 

  • Costs 

  • Apollo Applications Program 

  • Recent observations 

  • Legacy 

  • Depictions on film