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Apollo 8

December 1968

The objective of Apollo 8 was to refine coordination of the team as one of the earliest Apollo missions. Six telecasts were conducted during the mission, including one on Christmas Eve.

Apollo 8 Hasselblad image from film magazine 13/E - Lunar Orbit, Trans-Earth Coast

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Apollo 8

December 1968

The lunar orbit portion of the mission lasted 20 hours, during which the crew conducted round-the-clock tasks.

Apollo 8 Hasselblad image from film magazine 14/B - Lunar Orbit, Trans-Earth Coast

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Apollo 9

March 1969

The primary objective of Apollo 9 was to test the first crewed lunar module, including a rendezvous and docking.

Apollo 9 Hasselblad image from film magazine 21/B - Earth orbit, LM test flight

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Apollo 10

May 1969

Apollo 10 marked the first flight of a complete, crewed Apollo spacecraft to operate around the moon, prepping for future lunar landings.

Apollo 10 Hasselblad image from film magazine 35/U - Lunar Orbit, Trans-Earth Coast

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Apollo 11

July 1969

The historic Apollo 11 mission marked the first man on the moon. Astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin spent more than 21 hours on the moon's surface.

(Processed) Apollo 11 Hasselblad image from film magazine 38/O - Lunar orbit, Trans-Earth coast

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Apollo 11

July 1969

Additional objectives for Apollo 11 include exploration with the lunar module and telecast transmit signals to Earth, including one of the famous lunar landing.

Apollo 11 Hasselblad image from film magazine 44/V - LM inspection, rendezvous

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Apollo 12

November 1969

The Apollo 12 mission focused on more exploration with the lunar module, including leaving equipment on the moon to gather data.

Apollo 12 Hasselblad image from film magazine 46/Y - EVA-1

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Apollo 13

April 1970

The Apollo 13 mission was supposed to mark the third lunar landing, but an explosion forced the crew to abort the landing and simply circle the moon.

Apollo 13 Hasselblad image from film magazine 59/R - Transfer from LM to CM; LM undocking prior to reentry

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Apollo 14

January to February 1971

The Apollo 14 crew explored the Fra Mauro region on the moon that was originally assigned to Apollo 13.

Apollo 14 Hasselblad image from film magazine 66/II - EVA-1

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Apollo 14

January to February 1971

The crew collected 94 pounds of rocks and soil, scheduled to go to 187 scientific teams in the States and 14 other countries.

Apollo 14 Hasselblad image from film magazine 66/II - EVA-1

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Apollo 16

April 1972

In the 10th manned mission in the Apollo program, astronauts John Young and Charles Duke collected 209 pounds of samples and drove the rover 16.6 miles.

Apollo 16 Hasselblad image from film magazine 107/C - EVA-2

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Apollo 17

December 1972

In the final mission in the Apollo program, Harrison Schmitt became the first scientist-astronaut to land on the moon.

Apollo 17 Hasselblad image from film magazine 140/E - EVA-3

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