Fifty Years of Apollo Technologies in Your Life

In 1969 when NASA astronauts took one small step on the lunar surface, the feat resulted in a giant leap forward in innovations for humanity. The many challenges NASA overcame on the way to the Moon led the agency and its partners to devise new inventions and techniques that spread into public life, and we are still reaping the benefits of those technology developments today. As with the many spinoffs from the Apollo era, the technologies we’re building for today’s missions to the Moon and on to Mars will transform our lives for generations to come.

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