In addition to the Apollo lunar landings, which returned 2,200 separate samples from six different, three robotic Soviet-era spacecraft touched down on the Moon and collected about 0.75 lb (.34 kg) of samples. Here’s a look at the more than 105 robotic spacecraft that have been launched to explore the Moon.
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, experience the greatest moments of Moon landing from the morning of the launch, first sights of the Moon to the safe return.
From initial plans to put man on the moon to its execution, we look back at the Apollo Program's development through the years.
Here is a look at the more than 105 robotic spacecraft that have been launched to explore the Moon as well as future planned missions.
Here is a look at the ingenuity and elegance in designing the systems and subsystems that enabled the U.S. to reach the Moon.
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A look at what the astronauts did before, during and after the Apollo program.
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