Apollo Program

The Apollo program, also known as Project Apollo, was the third human spaceflight program carried out by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the United States' civilian space agency, and the program was responsible for the landing of the first humans on Earth's Moon in 1969. First conceived during the Presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower as a three-man spacecraft to follow the one-man Project Mercury which put the first Americans in space, Apollo was later dedicated to President John F. Kennedy's national goal of "landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth" by the end of the 1960s, which he proposed in a May 25, 1961, address to Congress.
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    … were born in the late 1950s when the Soviet space program and NASA competed against each other in a variety of missions. The intent was to project military power and to facilitate national pride. But it was expensive. In the 1960s, during the Apollo program, America at one point spent up to 4% of the national budget on NASA. Fast forward…

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    …: the selling of the Apollo program) – indeed, it serves as an excellent ‘bookend’ to David’s seminal work The New Rules of Marketing & PR which is in its fourth edition and continues to sell by the truckload. I’ve been an unabashed David Meerman Scott fan since 2007 when I first picked up The New Rules of Marketing & PR. His style is easy-going…

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