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How Much Did the Apollo Missions Cost?

An extensive space program requires considerable finances. Solar panels, dialysis treatment systems and security systems were all created due to or inspired by Apollo missions. This manuscript provides a high-fidelity reconstruction of Project Apollo costs, including annual cost data and program-by-program cost breakdowns. Furthermore, inflation adjustments based on two NASA cost reporting indices have also …

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Astronauts and Their Apollo Missions

An ambitious mission to put humans on the moon inspired 400,000 Americans to participate in the Apollo program – this included astronauts, mission controllers and contractors. Apollo 11 completed their sole two-hour moonwalk and deployed experiments, photographed the landscape, displayed an American flag, read an inscription plaque and collected rock samples. Neil Armstrong Neil Armstrong …

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