The cost of the Apollo 11 mission was $355 million, which works out to well over $1.3 billion in 1994 dollars. Of this sum, $220 million went toward the construction of the spacecraft and its equipment.
The exact cost of a Mars mission would depend on the nature of that mission, though most of them likely have a minimum price tag of hundreds of millions of dollars. An unmanned capsule such as SpaceX's Red Dragon could t...
Fully fueled, the Saturn V rocket used during the Apollo 11 mission weighed 6.2 million pounds, of which 4.7 million pounds consisted of fuel alone. According to NASA, the Saturn V generated enough thrust to lift a 50-to...
The Apollo 11 space mission, commanded by Neil Armstrong, took three days, three hours and 49 minutes to reach the moon after launching from Earth. However, Armstrong did not set foot on the moon for more than six hours ...
James Lovell, Jack Swigert and Fred Haise were the astronauts on the Apollo 13 mission. The Apollo 13 spacecraft was launched on April 11, 1970 for a mission on the moon.
Space travel requires a lot of research and preparation, and by the time the Apollo program wrapped up in the 1970s, its total cost was about $30 billion, which would be well more than $100 billion dollars in 2015 money....
According to NASA, the crew of Apollo 11, which included Neil Armstrong, went to the moon to meet a goal set by President Kennedy. The crew were also on a scientific mission to gather samples from the moon.