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BP Apollo Program


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The __________ Program was the NASA program that landed humans on the Moon.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NASA is an acronym for
The __________ Program was the NASA program that launched the first American into orbit.
Yuri Gagarin
The first human launched into space was the Soviet Cosmonaut
Sputnik 1
The first artificial satellite, launched into orbit by the Soviet Union in 1957, was
Explorer 1
The first artificial satellite launched into orbit by the United States (1958) was
Alan Shepard
The first American launched into space on a suborbital flight was
John Glenn
The first American to orbit the Earth was
Neil Armstrong
The first human to step on the Moon was
John F. Kennedy
"We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard..." is a quote from
Cold War
The __________ was the conflict between the US (and allies) and the Soviet Union (and allies) from the late 1940s to the late 1980s.
Apollo Guidance Computer
The Apollo missions depended on the __________ to help safely land the lunar module.
Apollo Guidance Computer
AGC stands for