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Apollo Goals

"That's one small step for man.  One giant leap for mankind." 
   - Neil Armstrong

The national effort that enabled Astronaut Neil Armstrong to speak those words as he stepped onto the lunar surface, fulfilled a dream as old as humanity. But
Project Apollo's goals went beyond landing Americans on the Moon and returning them safely to Earth:

  • To establish the technology to meet other national interests in space.

  • To achieve preeminence in space for the United States.

  • To carry out a program of scientific exploration of the Moon.

  • To develop man's capability to work in the lunar environment.


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