Missions to the moon

Over the last 60 years, austronats have been making major discoveries about the moon.

Project Mercury

Project Mercury was the fist major u.s program to establish a human presence in space. In the years 1961-1963 the craft was active. Each spacecraft carried only 1 astronaut. There were 7 austronants, Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, Gordon Cooper, Wally Schirra, and Deke Slayton, in which stayed grounded due to medical reasons, but later on aboarded the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project in 1975.

Project Gemini

Project Gemini was the second human space flight program initiated by the United states. It orbits between Mercury and Apollo and in 1965-1966 has made 10 complete flights. It provided us with the information needed to get to the moon and other long distance travel.

Apollo 11

On July 20, 1969, American astronauts Neil Armstrong (1930-2012) and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin (1930-) where the first to walk on the moon. It was one of the greatest achievements of America. It was a 2 day journey and it wasn't all so easy, it took 10 years to achieve this.

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