The Apollo Lunar missions
were an important part of man's exploration of space. In the future
the Moon may be a very important base for exploration into deep
space. The Lunar Module, also called the LM, was the spacecraft
designed to take the astronauts to the surface of the Moon from
the Command Module. There were 6 successful Moon landings.
Be sure to read the information
in The Story section to learn more about the Lunar Module. These
sections will help you learn more and prepare you for the on-line
activities at this site. See the links to these activities in
the chart below.
The Grumman Lunar Module section will help you learn about the early
plans for the Lunar Module and some of the design features.
It also includes links to detailed drawings of the Lunar
Module and extensive information about the LMs made for the space
The More Background
section will help you explore the interior and exterior
features of the Lunar Module as well as find out about the Lunar
Rover which was used to travel on the Moon's surface.
||Try your hand at the activities
here, which are designed to help you learn more about
the Lunar Module and the Apollo Lunar missions and to test
your knowledge about them.
||These activities are designed to give you opportunities
to work on projects off of the computer. Some on-line references
will be provided to get you started.
||Use the links in this section to
help you research more about the Lunar Module, the Apollo
missions, and the Moon.