5 innovations of the Apollo moon program that changed life here on Earth

Jean Creighton
5 innovations of the Apollo moon program that changed life here on Earth

CORRECTION: The Deep Space Network ground stations are placed 120 degrees apart in longitude. This effort reached its pinnacle when Neil Armstrong stepped off the Eagle landing module onto the lunar surface 50 years ago. The Soviets were the first to make powerful launch vehicles by adapting World War II-era long-range missiles, especially the German V-2.