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Apollo 11 Astronaut Buzz Aldrin with Flag on Moon

The Apollo 11 Moon Landing

"One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." But it almost didn't happen.  Apollo 11 was the mission that enabled... Full Story

Astronauts Collins and Schirra With Engineer James Elm

In Their Own Words: Michael Collins on the 'Ballroom and Basketball' Lab

Astronaut Michael Collins, Command Module Pilot for the Apollo 11 mission, visited the MIT Instrumentation Lab during his training... Full Story

Apollo Guidance Computer and DSKY (Display Keyboard)

The Amazing DSKY: Leapfrog in Computer Science

How did a prototype keyboard earn its wings? Sending a man to the moon was no easy task. There were over 400,000 space engineers,... Full Story

Doc Draper In Front Of the MIT Instrumentation Lab

Apollo's Iron Man: Doc Draper

Charles STARK Draper was Apollo's Iron Man of the Space Race. Today’s science and technology pioneers are people who drive... Full Story

Apollo 13 Mission Control

Apollo 13

This was the mother of all engineering hacks.  On the evening of April 13, 1970, the Apollo 13 crew was 200,000 miles from... Full Story

Journey to the Moon in Stop Motion

Journey to the Moon in Stop Motion

50 years ago, on July 20, 1969, the dream of the moon landing became a reality with Apollo 11’s success. This day stands out... Full Story

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The Missions

Apollo 1

Apollo 1 Crew Grissom, White and Chaffee

Apollo 1

Jan 27, 1967

From tragedy and ashes a moon program is reborn. Read More

Apollo 4

Apollo 4 Launch of Saturn V

Apollo 4

Nov 9, 1967

Apollo 4:  NASA's greatest comeback story? Read More

Apollo 5

Apollo 5 Lunar Module Processing

Apollo 5

Jan 22, 1968

The best artificial intelligence still needs human... Read More

Apollo 6

Apollo 6 Saturn V Rocket in Sky with Flame Trail

Apollo 6

Apr 4, 1968

Violent vibrations aren't good for big rockets. Read More

Apollo 7

Apollo 7 Astronaut Walter Cunningham During Mission

Apollo 7

Oct 11, 1968

Testing the "human element" in space. Read More

Apollo 8

Earthrise photo from Apollo 8 Mission

Apollo 8

Dec 21, 1968

The mission that won the space race Read More

Apollo 9

Apollo 9 Lunar Module in Earth Orbit

Apollo 9

Mar 3, 1969

What happens to a man who steps out alone in space? Read More

Apollo 10

Apollo 10 Command and Service Module in Lunar Orbit

Apollo 10

May 18, 1969

The men who almost crashed into the moon. Read More

Apollo 11

Astronaut on the Moon

Apollo 11

Jul 16, 1969

What almost hacked the moon landing... Read More

Apollo 12

Apollo 12 Lightning Strike

Apollo 12

Nov 14, 1969

They say lightning never strikes twice. Read More

Apollo 13

Apollo 13 Astronauts In Lunar Module Hack Air Filter

Apollo 13

Apr 11, 1970

The mother of all engineering hacks. Read More

Apollo 14

Apollo 14 Lunar Module

Apollo 14

Jan 31, 1971

A nearly disastrous mission and the man who saved the... Read More

Apollo 15

Apollo 15 Astronaut David Scott in Lunar Rover

Apollo 15

Jul 26, 1971

Here comes the lunar rover moon buggy! Read More

Apollo 16

Apollo 16 Splashdown

Apollo 16

Apr 16, 1972

The coolest galactic road trip of the century. Read More

Apollo 17

Astronaut Harrison Schmitt on Lunar Surface, Apollo 17

Apollo 17

Dec 7, 1972

Alien orange soil on the moon! Read More

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Hack Extras

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