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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.

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Earth’s Moon February 19, 2016

Featured Images

Astronaut Michael Collins training for Apollo 11

Michael Collins April 29, 2021

Antares, the Apollo 14 lunar module, at Fra Mauro

Moonshine February 5, 2021

Earthrise above the Moon, Apollo 8, December 24, 1968

Pale Blue Marble April 22, 2020

Images of Apollo 13

Survival April 13, 2020

Highlights from Apollo 12

Back to the Moon November 19, 2019

A Striking Launch November 14, 2019

McDonald

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

Radio Programs

More Moon and Mars The Moon takes a heavy beating April 17, 2021

Moon and Regulus Digging into fresh lunar samples March 25, 2021

Rare Rocks Rocks from a distant impact February 6, 2021

Apollo 14 Antares today and yesterday February 5, 2021

Moon Trees Planting visitors to the Moon February 4, 2021

Lunar Meteorites Picking up pieces of the Moon September 21, 2020

Eating (Lunar) Dust Feeding moondust to cockroaches July 31, 2020

Apollo 13 A big problem on the way to the Moon April 13, 2020

Critics Harsh words for an early rocketeer January 13, 2020

More Apollo 12 A precision landing on the Moon November 19, 2019

Moon and Regulus Getting down and dirty on the Moon November 18, 2019

Apollo 12 A “striking” trip to the Moon November 14, 2019

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