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PRIME CREW
SPACECRAFT COMMANDER
PRIEST
CHRYSEIS
AMATEUR CONTEST
APOLLO THEATER
SERVICE MODULE
CSM
ASCENT STAGE
APOLLO LUNAR MODULE
PHLEGYAS
CHRYSES
APOLLO CSM
SKYLAB
TWIN SISTER
DELOS
ILL-FATED APOLLO
FRED HAISE
ROGER CHAFFEE
PROJECT APOLLO
FRANK BORMAN
BACKUP CREW
ASCLEPIUS
CORONIS
GEMINI 12
BACKUP COMMANDER
SATURN
APOLLO ASTRONAUTS
MEMBER
APOLLO 11 CREW
FIRST MANNED FLIGHT
EARTH ORBIT
COMMAND MODULE
THREE ASTRONAUTS
HAISE
BACKUP LUNAR MODULE PILOT
ORESTES
DELPHI
FIRST HUMANS
APOLLO 12
LOVELL
JIM LOVELL
LANDING SITE
APOLLO 14
LUNAR ROVER
APOLLO 15
Review of Short Phrases and Links

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Definitions

  1. Apollo is the son of Zeus and Leto, and has a twin sister, the chaste huntress Artemis.
  2. Apollo is the god of light, prophecy, music, and healing not to be mistaken with Helios (god of the sun).
  3. Apollo was the father of Asklepios, the god of healing, by Coronis.
  4. Apollo, a god of music, fell in love with the instrument and offered to allow exchange of the cattle for the lyre.
  5. Apollo was the son of Zeus and Leto, who took the form of quail when she conceived him.

Prime Crew

  1. It also removed Collins from the crew of Apollo 8 and moved Jim Lovell up to the prime crew.

Spacecraft Commander

  1. He completed his fourth mission as Spacecraft Commander of the Apollo 13 flight, April 11-17, 1970, and became the first man to journey twice to the moon.
  2. Lovell completed his fourth mission as spacecraft commander of Apollo 13 from April 11-17, 1970, and became the first man to journey twice to the moon.
  3. As spacecraft commander for Apollo II, the first manned lunar landing mission, Armstrong was the first man to land a craft on the moon.

Priest

  1. Now I had with me a goat-skin of the dark wine and sweet which Maron, son of Euanthes, had given me, the priest of Apollo, the god that watched over Ismarus.
  2. In Greek mythology, Chryses (Greek: Χρύσης, Khrýsēs) was a priest of Apollo at Chryse, near the city of Troy.
  3. According to tradition, he was a son of Apollo or Paphos, king of Cyprus, and priest of the Paphian Aphrodite.

Chryseis

  1. In response, Apollo has sent a plague against the Greeks, who compel Agamemnon to restore Chryseis to her father to stop the sickness.
  2. Apollo has sent a plague against the Greeks, who had captured Chryseis, the daughter of the priest Chryses, and given her as a prize to Agamemnon.
  3. The story begins by describing how Agamemnon dismisses the priest of Apollo who had come to the Achaean camp to ransom his daughter (Chryseis 3).

Amateur Contest

  1. In 1934, she was discovered in an amateur contest sponsored by the Apollo Theatre in New York City.
  2. An orphan, Fitzgerald won an amateur contest at the Apollo.

Apollo Theater

  1. Live At The Apollo is a live album by James Brown, recorded at the Apollo Theater in Harlem and released in 1963 (see 1963 in music).
  2. In 1934, she appeared at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, winning an amateur contest by singing "Judy" in the style of her idol, Connee Boswell.
  3. Around this time, Vaughan and her friends also began venturing across the Hudson River into New York City to hear big bands at the Apollo Theater in Harlem.

Service Module

  1. Apollo 9 comprised a command module (CM), service module (SM), lunar module (LM), and an instrument unit (IU), all launched by a Saturn V rocket.
  2. The Apollo 8 mission also proved that astronauts could rely on the Service Module to fire with accuracy.
  3. The Apollo 13 malfunction was caused by an explosion and rupture of oxygen tank number 2 in the service module about 56 hours into the mission.

Csm

  1. By late 1968, the United States had redesigned the Apollo CSM. However, the lunar module remained far behind schedule.
  2. Apollo CSM The Apollo Command Service Module was the spacecraft developed by NASA in the 1960's as a standard spacecraft for earth and lunar orbit missions.
  3. Now it was time for the astronauts to perform an Earth orbiting test of the Apollo CSM.

Ascent Stage

  1. The Apollo 16 ascent stage failed to crash into moon when commanded.
  2. The ascent stage of Apollo 10 was commanded to fire its engine, left lunar orbit and entered solar orbit.
  3. The ascent stage of Apollo 11 was left in orbit.

Apollo Lunar Module

  1. Cernan became "the last man on the moon" since he was the last to re-enter the Apollo Lunar Module during its third and final extra-vehicular activity (EVA).
  2. First manned flight of the Apollo Lunar Module (LM). Crew members tested the LM and practiced separation and docking maneuvers in earth orbit.
  3. The Apollo lunar module used a slightly modified gravity turn to land from lunar orbit.

Phlegyas

  1. Phlegyas 1 had a daughter Coronis 2, who is mother of Asclepius by Apollo.
  2. Phlegyas, his son by Chryse, was killed by Apollo.

Chryses

  1. Meanwhile, Agamemnon took a woman named Chryseis and taunted her father, Chryses, a priest of Apollo, when he attempted to buy her back.
  2. Chryses, a priest of Apollo and father of Chryseis, came to Agamemnon to ask for the return of his daughter.
  3. Chryses, who is a priest of Apollo, prays to the god to punish the Greeks, and Apollo sends a plague into the Greek camp.

Apollo Csm

  1. The first manned flight of the Apollo CSM, the Apollo C category mission, was planned for the last quarter of 1966.
  2. Like the US Apollo CSM, the new spacecraft (initially called "Sever" or South) would also be capable of flying around the Moon (Feoktistov, 1996).
  3. During Skylab 3, a malfunction on the Apollo CSM docked to the station caused fears that the crew would not be able to return safely.

Skylab

  1. NASA agrees to fly four Deparment of Defense experiments planned for MOL on Apollo Applications mission instead (later Skylab).
  2. For the two Earth orbit missions of the Saturn V, Apollo 9 and Skylab, the orbits were higher, more typical of manned orbital missions.
  3. These 31 missions provided 71 individual flight opportunities: 6 in Mercury, 20 in Gemini, 33 in Apollo, 9 in Skylab, and 3 in Apollo-Soyuz.

Twin Sister

  1. Artemis - Goddess of the hunt, daughter of Zeus, and twin sister of Apollo.
  2. Birth In Greek mythology Artemis is the daughter of Zeus and Leto, and the twin sister of Apollo.
  3. The daughter of Jupiter and Latona, and twin sister of Apollo, born on the island of Delos (hence Delia).

Delos

  1. The usual tradition was that Latona gave birth both to Artemis and to Apollo in Delos, which formerly had been called Asteria or Ortygia.
  2. Then the next day, Artemis helped Leto to cross to the island of Delos, and aided Leto with the delivery of Apollo.
  3. In Delos and Athens, there were temples dedicated to her, although in most regions she was worshiped in conjunction with her children, Artemis and Apollo.

Ill-Fated Apollo

  1. Fred Haise is a former NASA astronaut who flew on the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission with Jim Lovell and Jack Swigert.
  2. When Jim Lovell, two time Apollo astronaut and commander of the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission, was told about Kaysing's claims, Lovell called him a kook.
  3. Then I went to Houston as a lunar sample investigator, and Schmitt arranged a meeting with Jim Lovell [commander of the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission].

Fred Haise

  1. James Lovell and Fred Haise should have walked on the Moon during Apollo 13 but their lunar landing was aborted after a malfunction.
  2. Lovell and Fred Haise were prevented from walking on the Moon by the malfunction on Apollo 13 that resulted in the mission being aborted.
  3. Hear the story of what really happened on Apollo 13 from two of the astronauts who were on board, Jim Lovell and Fred Haise.

Roger Chaffee

  1. In 1967, during the build-up to the launch of Apollo 1, Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee were testing the command module that sat atop the spacecraft.
  2. Grissom died along with fellow astronauts Edward White and Roger Chaffee in the Apollo 1 fire at Cape Kennedy.
  3. NASA will hold a special memorial service Saturday to honor the lives of astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee who died in the Apollo 1 fire.

Project Apollo

  1. Apollo 13 was the third manned lunar-landing mission, part of Project Apollo under NASA in the United States.
  2. Yet, as commander of Apollo 10 and ASTP, he's little more than a footnote to Project Apollo in the history books.
  3. Charged with landing an astronaut on the moon, Project Apollo was announced July 29, 1960.

Frank Borman

  1. On December 24, 1968 the crew of Apollo 8, Frank Borman, James Lovell, and William Anders became the first human beings to see the far side of the Moon.
  2. Apollo 8: Frank Borman, Lovell, and William A. Anders flew the first manned mission orbiting the moon (December 21-27, 1968) on NASA's Apollo 8 mission.
  3. Apollo 8, commanded by Frank Borman and with fellow astronauts Jim Lovell and Bill Anders, blasted off from Cape Kennedy on 21 December.

Backup Crew

  1. Swigert served as a member of the support crews for Apollos 7 and 11 before being assigned to the backup crew of Apollo 13.
  2. Young was assigned to the backup crew on Apollo 7 and later made the second manned flight to the Moon on Apollo 10 with Thomas Stafford and Eugene Cernan.
  3. He was replaced by Jack Swigert, and later flew with the Apollo 13 backup crew as CMP of Apollo 16.

Asclepius

  1. It is said that these Cyclopes were later killed by Apollo after Zeus killed his son, Asclepius, with a Cyclopes-forged thunderbolt.
  2. Asclepius was son of a God(Apollo) and yet had a mortal mother and who died a death, and thus has an aspect of mortality in him.
  3. According to Alcestis, Apollo killed the Cyclopes, in retaliation for Asclepius 's murder at the hands of Zeus.

Coronis

  1. Coronis (or Arsinoe) became pregnant with Asclepius by Apollo but fell in love with Ischys, son of Elatus.
  2. While Coronis was carrying Apollo 's child, a white bird called a crow told Apollo (or possibly Artemis) of the affair between Ischys and Coronis.
  3. Coronis ("crow" or "raven"), daughter of Phlegyas, King of the Lapiths, was one of Apollo 's lovers.

Gemini 12

  1. He was backup pilot for Gemini 9, pilot for Gemini 12, and backup command module pilot for Apollo 8.
  2. The film depicts Lovell during his missions aboard Gemini 12, Apollo 8, and Apollo 13, though he is not seen on screen during the latter mission.
  3. Buzz Aldrin walked in space on Gemini 12 and explored the moon on Apollo 11, the first lunar landing mission.

Backup Commander

  1. He served as backup command pilot for Gemini 12 and as backup commander for Apollo X.
  2. Cooper was selected as backup commander for Apollo 10 and was scheduled to fly to the moon as commander of Apollo 13.
  3. After Apollo 13 Haise served as backup commander for the Apollo 16 mission.

Saturn

  1. On November 4, 1967, Apollo 4, an unmanned vehicle became the first command and service module (CSM) to ride the Saturn V rocket.
  2. After one and a half orbits of the Earth, the third stage of the Saturn V refired to send Apollo on its outward journey to the Moon.
  3. For the two Earth orbit missions of the Saturn V, Apollo 9 and Skylab, the orbit would have been higher.

Apollo Astronauts

  1. The first landing of Apollo astronauts on the lunar surface in July 1969, marked a watershed for both US and Soviet space programs.
  2. Apollo astronauts who flew to the Moon without landing Apollo 8 was the first manned mission to reach the Moon (Frank Borman, center).
  3. Many of the Apollo astronauts, for example, struggled to adjust back to life on Earth because nothing could match up to the rush of walking on the Moon.

Member

  1. As a member of the Apollo 16 crew, he became the ninth man to walk on the Moon.
  2. Selected as a member of the backup crew for Apollo 9, but died in a plane crash before the mission.
  3. He received his first flight assignment as a member of the Apollo 8 crew, along with two Gemini veterans, Commander Frank Borman and Jim Lovell.

Apollo 11 Crew

  1. When Apollo 10 splashed down on May 26, Neil Armstrong and his Apollo 11 crew had less than two months left to prepare for the ultimate test flight.
  2. The Apollo 11 crew from left to right: Neil Armstrong, Commander; Michael Collins, command module pilot; and, Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot.
  3. Crewmate Buzz Aldrin is right behind him, while the other member of the Apollo 11 crew, Michael Collins, orbits the Moon.

First Manned Flight

  1. First manned flight around the Moon, first manned flight of the Saturn V. Apollo 9 - March 3, 1969.
  2. He joined fellow astronauts in the Apollo 8 mission, launch on December 21, 1968 as the first manned flight around the moon.
  3. NASA launched the first manned flight of the spacecraft, Apollo 7, on 11-Oct-1968.

Earth Orbit

  1. T he Apollo 9 mission was the first manned flight of all Apollo lunar hardware in Earth orbit and first manned flight of the lunar module.
  2. Apollos 7 and 9 tested spacecraft in Earth orbit; Apollo 10 orbited the moon as the dress rehearsal for the first landing.
  3. Before the Apollo 1 fire, it was planned that McDivitt's crew would conduct the Apollo D mission - a first manned test in earth orbit of the Lunar Module.

Command Module

  1. On six moon landings, the Lunar Module carried astronauts from the Apollo command module (CM) to the surface of the moon and back.
  2. On April 13, 1970, three days out from Earth, an oxygen tank exploded in the service module of the spacecraft, disabling the Apollo command module.
  3. President Ford speaks to the crew, 18 July, 1975 Launch of the Saturn IB rocket carrying the Apollo Command Module into orbit.

Three Astronauts

  1. Three astronauts died inside the Apollo 1 spacecraft in a fire during a countdown test at the launch pad on Jan.
  2. The Apollo, which must fly a dogleg maneuver to reach the 51.6-degree inclination of the Soyuz, will carry three astronauts into orbit.
  3. The first failure resulted in the deaths of three astronauts, Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee, in the Apollo 1 launchpad fire.

Haise

  1. Fred W. haise, Jr., Lunar Module Pilot, tries out a motorized core sampler, right, while James A. Lovell, Jr., the Apollo 13 Commander, looks on at left.
  2. Lovell tells him the same thing happened to Frank Borman on Apollo 8, but Haise says he just ate too much breakfast and is fine.
  3. Haise was the lunar module pilot on Apollo 13 in 1970 and has logged 142 hours and 54 minutes in space.

Backup Lunar Module Pilot

  1. Cernan subsequently served as backup pilot for Gemini 12 and as backup lunar module pilot for Apollo 7.
  2. A Biloxi native, Haise was also the backup lunar module pilot for the Apollo 8 and 11 missions, and backup spacecraft commander for the Apollo 16 mission.
  3. After serving as backup lunar module pilot for the Apollo 16 mission, Mitchell retired from NASA in 1972.

Orestes

  1. Orestes: Son of Agamemnon and Clytemnestra; brother of Electra; slew Clytemnestra and Aegisthus; pursued by Furies until his purification by Apollo.
  2. Orestes, son of Clytemnestra, killed his mother in a vengeful fury; the Erinyes hounded him until they reached the temple of Apollo, where he took sanctuary.
  3. Since Apollo had told Orestes to kill the murderer of his father, Agamemnon, and that person turned out to be his mother, Orestes prayed to him.

Delphi

  1. Orestes has been pursued by the Furies to the Oracle at Delphi and has sought refuge with Apollo.
  2. Apollo gave the order, through the Oracle at Delphi, for Orestes to kill his mother, Clytemnestra, and her lover, Aegisthus.
  3. For he is the son of Apollo and Creusa, and was born in Athens but lives his life in Delphi.

First Humans

  1. This excerpt deals with the flight of Apollo 8, carrying the first humans to leave the vicinity of the earth for lunar orbit.
  2. The Apollo 8 crew were the first humans to pass through the Van Allen radiation belts, which extend up to 15,000 miles (25,000 km) from Earth.
  3. On their return home the crew of Apollo 12 became the first humans to witness an eclipse of the Sun by the Earth.

Apollo 12

  1. He served on Gemini 5 and 11, Apollo 12, and Skylab 2 missions, and may have been scheduled for the Apollo 20 mission, which was cancelled.
  2. On April 11, 1970, the Apollo 13 mission, designed to follow Apollo 11 and Apollo 12 in format, was launched.
  3. Bean was the lunar module pilot on Apollo 12 in November 1969 for the second moonwalk mission and became the fourth person to set foot on the moon.

Lovell

  1. After Gemini 12 and the tragic Apollo fire, Lovell was assigned with Neil Armstrong and Aldrin to the backup crew for what eventually became Apollo 8.
  2. Lovell and Haise would have walked on the Moon, but were prevented from doing so by the malfunction on Apollo 13 that resulted in the mission being aborted.
  3. In 1994, Lovell and Jeff Kluger wrote "Lost Moon," the story of the Apollo 13 mission and the basis for the movie.

Jim Lovell

  1. When Jim Lovell took command of Apollo 13, with astronauts Fred Haise and Jack Swigert, he was about to realize his dream to land on the moon.
  2. The way was clear for the Apollo 8 crew -- Frank Borman, Jim Lovell and Bill Anders -- to make history.
  3. Jim Lovell was commander of Apollo 13 on its flight into space-destination: moon.

Landing Site

  1. Fra Mauro was the intended landing site for Apollo 13 which, due to mechanical failure, was not able to complete its mission to land on the moon.
  2. This mare also served as the landing site for Apollo 11, the first manned landing on the Moon.
  3. This mare also served as the landing site for the Apollo 11 lunar module, the first manned landing on the Moon.

Apollo 14

  1. Following the near-disaster of Apollo 13, Apollo 14 was the last mission on which astronauts were quarantined on their return from the Moon.
  2. The mission of the aborted Apollo 13 was accomplished by the crew of Apollo 14, launched on Jan.
  3. Apollo 13 was supposed to land in the lunar region of Fra Mauro, but this landing site was later reassigned to Apollo 14.

Lunar Rover

  1. USA October 28 1969 Boeing Company let a contract of production of lunar Rover for movement of astronauts on the Moon under "Apollo" program.
  2. As commander of Apollo 16, Young walked on the Moon and set a speed record with the lunar rover.
  3. July 26, 1971 -The U.S. launched Apollo 15 which included the first use of the lunar rover which was designed to operate on the surface of the moon.

Apollo 15

  1. David Scott from Apollo 9 went on to land on the Moon in Apollo 15.
  2. Likewise, Scott's performance contributed to his selection as Command Module Pilot on Apollo 9 and as Commander on Apollo 15.
  3. The other five successful landing sites are also indicated on the photo - Apollo 12, Apollo 14, Apollo 15, Apollo 16 and Apollo 17.

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