Celebrating 'One Giant Leap': Facts About the U.S. Military in Space in Honor of Apollo 11's 50th Anniversary

The military has a long and storied relationship with spaceflight and NASA. With July 20th marking the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, here’s a quick refresher on just how intertwined the military is with the U.S. space program.

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