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Apollo: The Legacy

Abstract

In considering a Return to the Moon, it would be illogical as well as foolish not to examine the origins and legacy of the first human exploration of that small planet — Project Apollo (Figure 2.1). Much can be learned about the benefits to expect and the lessons that should be remembered. The lessons from Apollo will figure prominently in later chapters; here, it may be helpful to conduct a brief review of the Cold War origins of Apollo and its broad, beneficial legacies in the national, cultural and scientific histories of the United States and the world.

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Lunar Soil Lunar Prospector Giant Impact Johnson Space Lunar Pole 
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