The Apollo Program (1961-72) was a project of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) responsible for landing the first humans on the moon in 1969.
Last Updated: Apr 4, 2017
Moonbound Apollo 11 clears the launch tower. Image from NASA.
News, information about missions (current and past), and multimedia.
- NASA Topical Index-- NASA History Program Office
Links to primary sources and images related to wide range of topics in space aeronautics. Specific links for Apollo program and each mission.
- Smithsonian Air and Space Museum
Museum with online exhibits and primary sources related to air and space travel. This page is a link to information about the Apollo Program.
- The Space Race
This site is intended to be a reference for people learning about space history, whether they are students or just space enthusiasts. There is information about the manned missions to Earth orbit and the Moon during the 1960′s and 1970′s in the Encyclopedia. In the Multimedia archives there are photographs, audio recordings, and videos.
- Digital Repository of Space Exploration-- Fort Hayes State University
The Digital Repository of Space Exploration project has the mission of creating a new and unique digital resource of primary source materials related to human space exploration that occurred between 1958 and 1975, the time period designated as the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union. Also included will be collections related to V-1 and V-2 development and the early years of rocketry. This is a collaborative effort of Forsyth Library, the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center, and Fort Hays State University.
|Apollo 11 astronauts, still in their quarantine van, are greeted by their wives upon arrival at Ellington Air Force Base
July 27, 1969. Image from NASA.