Missions To The Moon

Project Mercury.                               Project Gemini.                                            Apollo 11.

                                                               Project Mercury

   The men that were in project Mercury were Allen, Grissom, Cooper, and Schirra. it began in 1958 and ended in 1963. Deke Slayton would have been in project Mercury if not for his medical problem. Project mercurys mission was to successfully orbit a manned spacecraft around earth, and they succeeded.

                                                                     Project Gemini

         Project Gemini was set in 1965 - 1966. There were 2 crew members onboard. Gemini was used to test weightlessness in space. It was a success.

                                                                         Apollo 11

Apollo 11 had a crew consisting of 3 members, Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin. Apollo 11 was the first mission that had mad it to the moon and land. Neil Armstrong was the first person to ever step on the moon.  It was in 1969. While coming back into the atmosphere, they had suffered from extreme heat and had lost some module parts. They successfully landed back on earth and were known for being the first people on the moon.