Missions to The Moon

Project Mercury

Project Mercury began in 1958 and was completed in 1963 the men involved were Alan Shepard,Gus Grissom,Gordon Cooper,and Wally Schirra,and Deke Slayton. It was a successful rendezvous. One of the objectives was to recover both occupant and sapcecraft.

Project Gemini

It was the second human spaceflight. Project Gemini consisted 10 successful flights in 1995 and 1996. It was named for the crew of two astronauts. One of the objectives was to perfect methods of reentry and landing the spacecraft.

Apollo 11

In 1969 the apollo 11 spacecraft was launched. Apollo 11 was the first manned mission to land on the moon. The first steps by human on another planetary body were taken by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin.