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Apollo 7

Apollo 7
Apollo 7 was the first crewed flight in the Apollo program after the Apollo 1 disaster that...
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Dawn Space Probe

Dawn Space Probe
Dawn is a retired space probe that NASA launched in September 2007 to study Ceres and Vesta, two of...
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Gemini 11

Gemini 11
Gemini XI was the ninth crewed spaceflight in the Gemini project, which flew from September 12 to...
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Genesis Space Probe

Genesis Space Probe
Genesis was a NASA sample-return space probe that collected and returned solar wind particles for...
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Gemini 5

Gemini 5
Gemini V was a crewed spaceflight in NASA's Project Gemini that launched on August 21, 1965. Gemini...
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Vostok 2: The First Day in Space

Vostok 2: The First Day in Space
Vostok 2 was a space mission that took Soviet cosmonaut Gherman Titov into orbit for a full day on...
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Apollo 15

Apollo 15
Apollo 15 launched from Cape Canaveral on July 26, 1971 as the first Apollo J mission capable of...
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Apollo 11

Apollo 11
Apollo 11 was the first spaceflight that landed humans on the lunar surface, with the crew...
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Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter
The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) is a robotic orbiter operated by NASA that is currently...
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Gemini 9A

Gemini 9A
Gemini 9A was a crewed spaceflight in NASA's Gemini program that took place from June 3–6, 1966.
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Gemini 4

Gemini 4
Gemini IV was the second crewed spaceflight in the Gemini Project. The mission's highlight was the...
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Surveyor 1

Surveyor 1
Surveyor 1 was the first uncrewed lunar soft-lander in the NASA Surveyor program. It gathered data...
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Apollo 10

Apollo 10
Apollo 10 launched on May 18, 1969, making it the fourth crewed Apollo program mission and the...
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Mercury-Atlas 9

Mercury-Atlas 9
Mercury-Atlas 9 was the final mission of the Mercury program. The spacecraft, named Faith 7, was...
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Mercury Redstone 3

Mercury Redstone 3
On May 5, 1961, Mercury-Redstone 3 became the first United States human spaceflight. It was the...
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Ulysses Space Probe

Ulysses Space Probe
Ulysses was the robotic space probe sent to orbit and study the Sun at all latitudes that launched...
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Hubble Space Telescope

Hubble Space Telescope
The Hubble Space Telescope was launched into low Earth orbit in 1990 and remains operational 30...
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Apollo 16

Apollo 16
Apollo 16 was the fifth crewed and penultimate mission to land on the Moon and the first mission to...
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Apollo 13

Apollo 13
Apollo 13 was the nearly disastrous seventh crewed Apollo space program mission launched on April...
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Apollo 6

Apollo 6
Apollo 6 was the second A-type mission of the United States Apollo program, which launched on April...
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