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<ul><li>1.Project Apollo<br />By: Ericka Doke<br /></li></ul> <p>2. History<br />John F. Kennedy who was the president at that time was encouraging space travel<br />His goal was to send astronauts to the moon by the end of the decade<br />This was only three weeks after Alan Shepard was the first American in space!<br />What a huge goal Kennedy had for NASA<br />3. Goals/Objectives<br />Established technology<br />Having an established program of exploring the moon<br />Capability of man in a space environment<br />To have the upper hand in space technology<br />4. First Missions<br />Were unmanned<br />Basic goals were to test out the modules: Command, Lunar and Serria<br /> The Saturn V-rocket was also tested out<br />5. Apollo 1<br />January 27, 1967<br />Problems occurred<br />During the dress rehearsal Virgil Gossom (hmmm), Edward White and Roger Chaffee were getting ready to be the first men in the Apollo flight<br />When they were running the test a flash fire started and the crew got trapped<br />6. Apollo 7<br />First manned mission<br />Walter Schirra, DonnEiseleand Walt Cunningham<br />Walter Schirra was the Commander<br />7. Apollo 7<br />Launched on October 11, 1968<br />Had a perfect launch<br />Shes riding like a dream Walter Schirra<br />5 minutes after that they made the first elliptical orbit around Earth<br />8. Apollo 7<br />Orbited Earth 163 times<br />Lasted 10 days and 20 hours<br />Goal was to check the service module to set the future lunar mission<br />9. Problems with Apollo 7<br />The lunar module adapter panels didnt deploy all the way<br />Noisy fans<br />Some of the windows fogged due to improperly cured sealant<br />The chargers for the batteries did not fully charge them<br />Many other little inconvenient problems<br />10. Apollo 8<br />Frank Borman, James Lovell Jr. and William Anders<br />First manned orbit of the moon<br />Goals were to make sure the crew and facilities were operating smoothly and take pictures of the assumed Apollo landing site<br />Lasted 6 days, and 3 hours <br />11. Apollo 10<br />Eugene Cernan, John Young, and Thomas Stafford<br />Launched on May 18, 1969<br />Goals were to check how things operated in the lunar gravitation field<br />Lasted 8 days<br />So Close!<br />12. Apollo 11<br />Neil Armstrong (Commander), Edwin (Buzz) Aldrin, and Michael Collins<br />Launched on July 16, 1969<br />Goal was to perform an manned lunar landing<br />13. Apollo 11<br />Landed on July 24, 1969 on the Sea of Traquility<br />The Eagle has landed<br />Buzz Aldrin was originally supposed to be the first man on the moon<br />14. Apollo 11<br /> Before they docked to get out, Buzz was told that it wouldnt be him, but Neil would be the first one on the moon<br />Wouldnt you like to just hurt Neil if you were Buzz?<br />One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.- Neil Armstrong<br />They had finally earned a lead in space exploration<br />15. Apollo 12<br />Charles Conrad Jr., Richard Gordon Jr., and Alan Bean<br />Launched on November, 14, 1969<br />Landed on moon (Ocean of Storms)<br />Lasted 10 days and 4 hours<br />Didnt have any objectives but they did two lunar walks and brought parts of the Surveyor 3 back<br />16. Apollo 13<br />James Lovell Jr., Fred Haise Jr., and John Swigert Jr.<br />Originally Ken Mattingly was supposed to go but he got the measles so Swigert went instead<br />17. Apollo 13<br />Houston, we have a problem.<br />The oxygen was being released into space<br />Had to live in the lunar module<br />Continued to orbit the moon and use its pull to shoot them back to Earth<br />18. Apollo 13<br />Other problems were carbon dioxide, water and power.<br />Mattingly helped start the Command Module<br />Got back safely<br />Successful Failure<br />19. Apollo 14<br />Alan Shepard Jr., Stuart Rossa and Edgar Mitchell<br />Landed on Fra Mauro on the moon<br />Stayed on the moon for about a day and 10 hours. <br />First time moon rocks were brought back <br />20. Apollo 15<br />David Scott, James Irwin and Alfred Worden<br />Launched on July 26, 1971<br />Landed on August 7, 1971<br />Hadley-Apennine area near Apennine Mts.<br />Lasted 12 days and 17 hours<br />21. Apollo 16<br />John Young, Thomas Mattingly II and Charles Duke<br />Launched on April 16, 1972<br />Landed on April 27, 1972 on the Descartes Highlands<br />Collected lunar samples<br />22. Apollo 17<br />Eugene Cernan, Ronald Evans, and Harrison Schmitt<br />Launched on December 7, 1972<br />Lasted 12 days and 13 hours<br />Landed on Taurus-Littrow Highlands<br />Objectives were to be able to see where rocks that were younger and older than the ones already taken back<br />23. What did/does the future hold?<br />Apollo-Soyuz<br />Americans and Soviets united<br />International spaceflight and rescue<br />Future international crews<br />Space Shuttle<br />Reusable booster and orbiter<br />Challenger, Discovery, Endeavour, Atlantis and Columbia<br />Mars?<br />NASA plans to go to Mars, but its not known when this will actually happen<br />24. Citations<br />Pictures<br />NASA - Image of the the Day - Gallery. (n.d.). NASA - Home. Retrieved May 29, 2011, from <br />Information<br />NASA - Apollo Missions. (n.d.). NASA - Home. Retrieved May 29, 2011, from <br /></p>