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Greek god of the arts, archery, and divination.
Apollo disease - Synonym(s): acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis
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Astronauts haven't visited the Moon for 35 years, since Apollo 17 astronauts Harrison Schmitt (seen here next to the lunar rover) and Gene Cernan lifted off from the lunar surface.
THE APOLLO MISSIONS to the Moon were the most audacious trips ever taken.
In 1968, a year before Apollo 11 touched down on the lunar surface, there was considerable evidence that craters formed as the result of impacting asteroids or comets, but some scientists still argued that craters were vast volcanoes.
Apollo would ultimately provide the necessary evidence to settle these issues for good.
APOLLO 11 at Tranquillity Base On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin approached the lunar surface in their landing module, Eagle.
The Apollo 11 rock samples collected by Armstrong and Aldrin were eagerly studied when they were brought to Earth.
A mere four months after Armstrong, Aldrin, and Collins returned to Earth, Apollo 12 was on its way back to the Moon.