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The Apollo program was a human spaceflight program undertaken by NASA during the years 1961-1975 with the goal of conducting manned moon landing missions. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy announced a goal of landing a man on the moon by the end of the decade. It was accomplished on July 20, 1969 by the landing of astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, with Michael Collins orbiting above during the Apollo 11 mission. Five other Apollo missions also landed astronauts on the Moon, the last one in 1972. These six Apollo spaceflights are the only times humans have landed on another celestial body.[1] The Apollo program, specifically the lunar landings, is often cited as the greatest achievement in human history.

 

  1.  Apollo Program Flight Summary Report [126 Pages]
  2.  Apollo 11 Customs & Immigration Declaration Form (Rarely seen, and yes, they had to fill on out) [1 Page, 130KB]
  3.  Apollo 13 Mission Report [154 Pages]
  4.  Catalog of Apollo Experiment Operations, RP-1317 [156 Pages]
  5.  Entry Vehicle Control [50 Pages]
  6.  Environmental Control System Selection for Manned Space Vehicles [98 Pages, 2mb]
  7.  Guidence and Control Systems: Mission Control Programer for... [60 Pages]
  8.  The Lunar Surface, 1962 [72 Pages, 2.06MB] - The lunar observational techniques and their limitations and some current concepts relating to the surface of the moon are described in order to provide some insight to the current state of knowledge. Recent books, papers, charts and publications in the open technical literature through August 1962 were the principal sources of information. For a review of studies related to this subject, a selection of applicable document references is included.
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