The Apollo Missions 8, 11, 13

Mrs. Westmoreland's Space Museum

" That's one small step for man, one GIANT leap for mankind." - Neil Armstrong

Apollo 8

Apollo 8's main goal was to take photos of the Moon is close orbit. The crew members were John S. Bull, Vance D. Brand, Gerald P. Carr, and many others. The mission was manned, which means it was man-controlled. The spacecraft's name was Saturn V. The mission took place on the year 1968, and landed also on 1968. The mission was proven successful and everyone was safe.

Apollo 11

Apollo 11's main goal was to land on the Moon and investigate. The crew members were the well-known Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin. The launch occured on July 16, 1969, and landed July 24. This is possibly the most well- known space mission by NASA.

Apollo 13

Apollo 13's main goal was to explore and bring back data from the Fra Mauro region of the moon. The launch took place on April 11th, 1970, but unfortunately, 6 days later there was an explosion in the oxygen tanks,and they had to abort the mission. The mission was not successful, but the astronauts made it safely home.

Made by Ian, Noah, and Kieran

"I’m coming back in… and it’s the saddest moment of my life.”- Ed White

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