The Apollo 11 space mission marked the end of the Space Race. Crewed by Neil Armstrong, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Michael Collins, the spacecraft Eagle of the Apollo 11 mission landed on the Moon’s Sea of Tranquility. It became the first ever space mission to put man on the Moon’s surface.
In this in-depth guide, you will find several facts, information and history of the Apollo Space Program, including interesting facts about Apollo 11, information about all Apollo missions, the number of nations that have landed on Moon and key details about the equipment and reflectors on the Moon installed by Apollo astronauts.
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|Reflectors on the Moon - What are they there for?
Reflectors on moon are one proof manned and unmanned missions to the Moon. This article details the history and uses of these simple devices....
Nothing But The Facts About Apollo 11
Apollo 11 was one of the crowning achievements of human history and the first time we as a species have set foot on another celestial body. Here are some of the facts that surround...
|Nations which Have Landed Astronauts on the Moon
Which nations have landed astronauts on the moon? So far, only the United States of America. The Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969 gave the Americans a significant “first”...
The Apollo Program--The Lunar Missions
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