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14 Results for Tag Project Apollo

As the world watched the outcome of Apollo 11, the first attempted lunar landing, employees in the NASA Mission Control Center held their breaths during the entire descent.

During this special "Tell Me A Story: Astronaut Tales," astronaut Charlie Duke recalls the tense moments in Mission Control as Apollo 11 landed on the Moon with less than a minute of descent fuel remaining.


The exterior of the newly transformed Apollo/Saturn V Center

From touch-screen interactives to 3D holograms, check out what’s new at the Apollo/Saturn V Center.


Saturn 1B rocket, NASA's Last Remaining Flight-Configured Saturn IB Rocket

The restoration of the Saturn 1B rocket is complete! Hear about the steps taken to ensure the historic vehicle is preserved for future generations.


Astronaut Al Worden receiving his Guiness World Records for being the lonliest man and the first spacewalk.

In this edition of “Tell Me a Story,” astronaut Al Worden talks about the time he received two Guinness World Records, but no beer?


Emilio Powers describes the missing Apollo part in the Featured Flashback.

In this “Untold Stories from the Rocket Ranch,” an early space program worker talks about the loose Apollo part that went missing before launch.