Apollo Missions

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I’ve always been intrigued by space exploration, so I decided to do my research on the Apollo missions. I think most people have heard about the Apollo missions because out of these missions is when Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first humans to land on the moon, and then shortly after is when Neil Armstrong became the first person to walk on the moon.

The goal of the Apollo missions was to safely land humans on the moon and then to get them back home. This was at a time when the United States and the Soviet Union were in the midst of the Cold War. The Soviet Union was leading the way in space developments, so emphasis was put on the program. They also wanted to take samples from the moon for further testing. Even though
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