The Apollo 11 missions

The challenge NASA faced while going to the moon was making sure nothing happened to the spacecraft while landing because the missions before Apollo 11 were very iffy and so a lot of the control commanders were still learning what to do. The difference between the command module and the lunar module is the command module stays in the orbit of the moon while the lunar module lands on the moon. The Apollo 8 crew spent about 21 hours in space

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