Apollo Missions

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The Most Important

  • The most important Apollo Missions were the 8th, 11th, and the 13th.
  • These are the three most famous/important Apollo missions because of there unique journeys in space that set them apart from the rest of the missions.

Apollo 8

  • Apollo 8 was the first manned spacecraft to ever leave Earth's orbit and reach the moon.
  • It was also the first spacecraft to ever orbit the moon and return safely back to Earth
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Apollo 11

  • Apollo 11 was the first space mission to land people on the moon.
  • Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins were the crew for the Apollo 11 space mission .
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Apollo 13

  • Apollo 13 is also known as the successful failure because It never landed on the moon but the crew still returned to earth safely.
  • This was the third space mission intending to land people on the moon
  • This was also the seventh manned Apollo Mission
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  • "Apollo Missions." Apollo Missions. N.p., n.d. Web. 30 Mar. 2014.
  • NASA. NASA, n.d. Web. 30 Mar. 2014.