Space Exploration Of Apollo Missions To The Moon

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Space Exploration: Apollo missions
I chose the topic Space Exploration: Apollo missions because I grew up in that era and I live in Huntsville, Alabama where Wernher von Braun worked at the Marshall Space Flight Center and developed the Saturn V rocket that propelled the astronauts to the moon. I was nine years old and remember the excitement of Apollo 11 landing on the moon and Neil Armstrong taking those first steps. I watched it on television as he said those famous words “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind”.
The Apollo program started in 1961 and ended in 1972. The first manned test was in 1967 in Apollo 1, but it never got off the ground. They had a cabin fire during a launch rehearsal which killed all three astronauts.
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