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July 16 – 24, 1969 (50th anniversary: July 16 – 24, 2019) First humans to set foot on the Moon
November 14 – 24, 1969 (November 14 – 24, 2019) Saturn V rocket was struck by lightning twice during launch Pieces of the Surveyor 3 probe were collected and returned to Earth for analysis
April 11 – 17, 1970 (April 11 – 17, 2020) Farthest people have ever been from Earth! Moon landing aborted after an explosion in one of the oxygen tanks crippled the spacecraft during flight
January 31 – February 9, 1971 (January 31 – February 9,2021) Lunar module landed in the Moon’s Fra Mauro formation (Apollo 13’s original target) Astronaut Stuart Roosa brought tree seeds with him on the journey, many of which are growing here on Earth today! Astronaut Alan Shepard, lunar golfer, hit two golf balls on the Moon at the end of Apollo 14’s last extravehicular activity
July 26 – August 7, 1971 (July 26 – August 7, 2021) Improved technology allowed these astronauts to stay longer on the Moon, almost 3 days! First use of the Lunar Roving Vehicle, enabling longer traveling distances
April 16 – 27, 1972 (April 16 – 27, 2022) Astronauts deployed and operated the first astronomical telescope on the Moon
December 7 – 19, 1972 (December 7 – 19, 2022) Apollo program’s final launch First astronaut scientist to walk on the Moon – geologist Harrison ‘Jack’ Schmitt