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The Apollo Program “ Kennedy’s Challenge”. Hamilton Smith Ronald Bradford. The Apollo Program. It was initiated by U.S President John F. Kennedy on May 25, 1961. American manned lunar-space program designed to land an astronaut on the moon and return him safely to earth.

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The apollo program kennedy s challenge

The Apollo Program“Kennedy’s Challenge”

Hamilton Smith

Ronald Bradford


The apollo program

The Apollo Program

  • Itwas initiated by U.S President John F. Kennedy on May 25, 1961.

  • American manned lunar-space program designed to land an astronaut on the moon and return him safely to earth.

  • Also intended to overtake the former Soviet Union in the space race.


Apollo 1

Apollo 1

  • Friday, 27 January 1967

  • Grissom, Chaffee, and White

  • problems immediately occurred

  • a strange odor in spacesuit loop

  • high oxygen flow indication

  • communication problems

  • “Fire in the cockpit”

  • all astronauts died


Apollo 7

Apollo 7

  • First U.S threeman mission

  • Schirra, Eisele, and Cunningham

  • first flight of the Apollo space suits

  • first live national TV from space during manned space flight


Apollo 8

Apollo 8

  • Lovell, Boreman, and Anders

  • first flight in Saturn V rocket

  • first humans to journey to the Earth’s moon

  • new world speed record of 24,200 mph

  • first TV coverage of the moons surface


Apollo 9

Apollo 9

  • First test of LM in space

  • LM-Spider

  • first test of Portable Life Support System

  • McDivitt , Scott, and Schweickart

  • 10 days 1 hr. 53 sec.


Apollo 10

Apollo 10

  • Stafford, Young, and Cernan

  • LM-Snoopy

  • CSM-Charlie Brown

  • First time an Apollo spacecraft orbited the moon

  • No landing was made on the moon’s surface


Apollo 11

Apollo 11

  • Crew Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.

  • LM Eagle CSM Columbia.

  • Mission simply stated “Perform a manned lunar landing and return”.

  • First return of samples from another planetary body.


The apollo program summary

The Apollo ProgramSummary

  • Met John F. Kennedy’s challenge within the decade of the 60’s.

  • Renewed Americans confidence in themselves following Korean War.

  • James Lovell said, “We now live in a world where man has walked on the moon.”


Bibliography

Bibliography

  • World Wide Web: Author - Unknown. Title - Apollo http://www.planetarium.net/educonter/human/apollo.htm

  • World Wide Web: Author - Unknown. Title - Mission http://www.imagine5.com/apollo/missions.html

  • World Wide Web: Author - Unknown. Title - History http//www.ksc.nasa.gov/history/apollo/apollo.html


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