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Apollo Project

The NASA space program that landed the first humans on the Moon. From 1969 to 1972, it put six two-man crews on the lunar surface.

Resources

Earth’s Moon February 19, 2016

Radio Programs

Future Steps Past and future steps on the Moon July 24, 2019

Learning Secrets Tapping into the secrets of the Moon July 23, 2019

Lunar Laser Aiming a laser pointer at the Moon July 22, 2019

One Giant Leap One priceless moment on the Moon July 21, 2019

Touchdown! All the way to the Moon July 20, 2019

Cold Calculations Calculating a path to the Moon July 19, 2019

Staying Safe Staying safe on a trip to the Moon July 18, 2019

A New Goal A high goal for the space program July 17, 2019

John Houbolt Taking two spacecraft to the Moon April 10, 2019

Navi A bright, busy star system January 21, 2019

Moon and Regulus Booking a trip to the Moon December 25, 2018

More Apollo 8 A big show from lunar orbit December 24, 2018

Apollo 8 A bold step toward the Moon December 23, 2018

Long-Night Moon Lots and lots of moonlight December 21, 2018

Apollo 7 Restarting the Moon Race October 11, 2018

Zond 5 Some odd lunar travelers September 21, 2018

Moon and Venus Shaking up the lunar surface September 11, 2018

Moon and Companions The jumbled-up “dark” side of the Moon July 1, 2017

Apollo 1 A stellar memorial to fallen astronauts January 27, 2017

Moon and Saturn A vigorous debate about Selenites June 18, 2016

Surveyor 1 A lunar lander that didn’t sink from sight June 2, 2016

Breaking Down Breaking down lunar soil December 13, 2015

Featured Images

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Shooting the Moon July 22, 2019

Buzz Aldrin poses with the American flag on the Moon, July 20, 1969

A Priceless Moment July 21, 2019

Apollo 11's lunar module lands on the Moon

Heading for a Touchdown July 19, 2019

Apollo 11 liftoff

Taking Aim (Part 2) July 16, 2019

Reservation for a flight to the Moon

Ready to Ride December 25, 2018

Earthrise over the Moon

Blue Marble December 24, 2018

Apollo 8 launch and flight crew

Headed for the Moon December 21, 2018

Images from Apollo 7

First Step October 11, 2018

Apollo 16 image of the lunar farside

Far Moon July 2, 2017

The crew of Apollo 1

Fallen Astronauts January 27, 2017

Apollo 17 commander Eugene Cernan poses on the Moon in 1972

Last Walk January 16, 2017

Lunar Giant December 30, 2014

Apollo 17 astronaut Gene Cernan drives his lunar rover

End of the Road December 10, 2012

Neil Armstrong aboard the lunar module Eagle, July 21, 1969

Leading the Way August 26, 2012

Apollo 17 at the rim of Shorty Crater, December 1972

Back to the Moon(rocks) June 11, 2012

An ultraviolet camera gazes skyward from the Moon during the Apollo 16 mission

Looking Up April 23, 2012

Apollo 16 lunar module, Orion, on the Moon's Plains of Descartes

Almost Home April 21, 2012

2011 image of the Apollo 12 landing site, from Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

Still Standing September 9, 2011

Apollo 14 commander Alan Shepard poses with the American flag on the Moon

Long Journey February 6, 2011

Lunar crater gouged by Apollo 14 booster rocket

A Big Whack February 4, 2011

Scars of Apollo March 29, 2010

Just Hanging Around January 11, 2010