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Did you know...
The flight of Apollo 1 was to have been the shakedown flight of the Saturn 1B and Apollo spacecraft, the first flight with man on board.

Do you know of the many inventions of the space program that were transferred to private industry where we can take advantage of their uses?
  • Pacemakers
  • Freeze-dried foods
  • Quartz crystal watches
  • Studless snow tires
  • Life rafts that would not tip over
  • Scratch-proof eyeglass lenses
  • 5-year flashlight
  • lightweight graphite composites in golf clubs, tennis rackets
  • and more medical technology than can be listed here...
Click on the Mission Goals and Achievements links above to find out more...


 
 
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