The Project On Projects (Mercury,Gemini,Apollo) Eric Vittitoe Block 1

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  • The First Flight of Project Mercury

    The First Flight of Project Mercury
    The First U.S Program To Get To The Moon Was Project Mercury. The Goal Of It Was To Orbit A Piloted Spacecraft Around The Earth And Have It Return Safely. Project Mercury Costed 1.73 Billion Dollars In Today's Current Prices. Project Mercury Was Actually Established October 7 1958 However The First Flight Didn't Happen Till 1961. On May 5, 1961 Alan B. Shepard Was The First United States Citizen To Be In Space NOT TO LAND ON THE MOON!
  • Last Flight Of Project Mercury

    Last Flight Of Project Mercury
    During The Middle Of Project Mercury's Timespan In 1962 An Astronaut, John Glenn Became The First Astronaut To Orbit Earth AGAIN NOT TO LAND ON THE MOON! The Astronauts That Were A Part Of Project Mercury Were Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Gus Grissom, Wally Schirra, Alan Shepard and Deke Slayton. On May 15th of 1963 Gordon Cooper Aboard Faith 7 Went On The Last Mission Of Project Mercury
  • First Flight Of Project Gemini

    First Flight Of Project Gemini
    Project Gemini was the first step in reaching the moon, before Project Mercury only got people into space. The first flight was April 8, 1964 which was an unmanned test flight. "Teams of Two astronauts in the same Gemini spacecraft orbited Earth." Page 21 "One Gemini team met and connected with another spacecraft in orbit---a skill that would be needed on a voyage to the Moon." Page 21
  • Last Flight of Project Gemini

    Last Flight of Project Gemini
    Along with the two space programs Gemini and Mercury robotic probes were sent to the Moon they proved that a spacecraft could go to the Moon."In 1966, Surveyor landed gently on the Moon's surface, indicating that the Moon's surface could support spacecraft and humans." Page 21 The last flight was on November 11, 1966 it was called Gemini 12 and it's members were James A. Lovell, Jr and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr.
  • The First Flight of Project Apollo

    The First Flight of Project Apollo
    The first flight of Apollo was on Jan 27, 1967 however a tragedy accrued and astronauts Virgil Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee died when a fire swept through the command module. Project Apollo was the last program for the United States to reach the Moon. There was a total of 12 Apollo Missions.
  • The Last Flight of Project Apollo

    The Last Flight of Project Apollo
    During Project Apollo The Mission Apollo 11 made history! Neil Armstrong had became the first U.S Citizen to land on the moon. The Last mission was Apollo 17 and it took place on December 19, 1972. "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." - Neil Armstrong Page 22
  • 7th Grader does project on Projects Apollo, Mercury and Gemini (SOURCES)

    7th Grader does project on Projects Apollo, Mercury and Gemini (SOURCES)
    Sources : NASA.gov and Astronomy Textbook