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Mobile Launcher One, Kennedy Space Center
The Mobile Launcher One at Kennedy Space Center launched Apollo 11, the first manned landing on the moon

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Vice President Johnson Was Assigned the Task of Unifying the U.S. Satellite Programs
June 24, 1961

NASA has greatly advanced satellite technology since the first U.S. earth satellite, Explorer I, was launched from Cape Canaveral in 1958. The 1965 satellite, Early Bird, had the capacity to provide a two-way television link between the U.S. and Europe. Now, satellites provide us with phone and computer communication, radio and television broadcast, accurate mapping, weather information, and so much more.
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