Moon Test: Lunar Exploration

Mercury missions

goal was to put a man in space (1961-62)

apollo missions

goal was to land an american on the moon (1967). Apollo 11 finally landed on moon in 1969. last apollo mission in 1972.

gemini missions

goal was to test technology and go to the moon (1965-66)

sputnik

in 1957 first artificial satellite orbited to outer space

why did we want to go to the moon?

to beat the Russians

who were the astronauts on Apollo 11?

Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Mike Collins

when did we first walk on the moon? where did the spacecraft land?

1969 in the sea of tranquility took 4 days to get there

what did we bring back from the moon?

rocks