Heir of the Apollo era


Earthrise: This famous photo of the earth rising above the moon was made by astronauts of the Apollo 8 mission. NASA
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The first moon landing on 20 July 1969 was not only a milestone in space travel it has also advanced the Wissenschft. NASA

Die erste Mondlandung am 20. Juli 1969 war nicht nur ein Meilenstein der Raumfahrt – sie hat auch die Wissenschft vorangebracht. © NASA

The legacy of the Apollo era

50 years moon landing - what has remained?

On July 20, 1969 - 50 years ago - the first humans landed on the moon. The Apollo 11 mission wrote space travel history. But the Apollo Lunar Program was much more: The technology, but more of the research and science brought these missions a giant leap forward. Because Apollo was the birth of planetary research.

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- Nadja Podbregar