Another Fun Fact

[stextbox id=”warning” caption=”Did You Know?”]During the 1960s, America embarked on a mission to land a man on the moon. The original name for the program was La Pollo, Spanish for “The Chicken,” implying that NASA was facing the biggest challenge in history, making a flightless bird fly. Only a mistyped press release resulted in the program being called Apollo.[/stextbox]

The Apollo 11 insignia as it appeared in its early planning stages before the program's name was changed in 1966.
The Apollo 11 insignia as it appeared in its early planning stages before the program’s name was changed in 1966.

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