Want to stay on top of all the space news? Follow @universetoday on TwitterThere were 20 missions initially scheduled during the Apollo program. Most were meant to be manned, others were unmanned test flights. Despite early tragedy and flawed designs, the Apollo program made a great deal of contributions to our direct knowledge of space.
Trying to piece together all of the information about each of these missions can be difficult, but we have an article about each of them here on Universe Today. We have assembled links to each of these articles to make it even easier for you to find what you are looking for. It would be unconscionable for us to expect you to just start clicking links willy-nilly without having a clue as to what you might expect, so here are a few interesting facts about the Apollo program.
Long before the well known space shuttle Challenger explosion, three astronauts died during the Apollo 1 mission.
Apollo 7 was the first manned mission in the Apollo program.
The Apollo Soyuz Test Project marked the first attempt at inter-agency cooperation between the American and Soviet space programs.
Apollo 11 is well known for having placed man on the lunar surface, but do you know which Apollo mission was the first to orbit the moon?
Do you know which of the Apollo missions became part of the SkyLab program?
All of these facts and more information about each of them is in the links below. Along with these facts you will hundreds more. We hope that you are able to find everything that you need and, as always, enjoy your research.
- Apollo 1
- Apollo 7
- Apollo 8
- Apollo 9
- Apollo 10
- Apollo 11
- Apollo 12
- Apollo 13
- Apollo 14
- Apollo 15
- Apollo 16
- Apollo 17
- Apollo Soyuz Test Project
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