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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.


Earth’s Moon February 19, 2016

Radio Programs

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

Moon and Antares Naming a “rival” of Mars April 26, 2013

Moon and Saturn A futuristic buggy race April 24, 2013

Lunar Returns The continued exploration of the Moon December 10, 2012

Apollo 17 A busy three days on the Moon December 9, 2012

More Moon and Companions A grand era of exploration December 8, 2012

Lunar Secrets New secrets from old moonrocks June 11, 2012

Back to the Moon(rocks) New discoveries from old rocks June 10, 2012

Moon and Taurus Snapping the universe -- from the Moon April 22, 2012

Apollo 16 Fun and science on the lunar surface April 20, 2012

Featured Images

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