moon landing

noun

: an event in which people land a spacecraft on the moon
the first moon landing

Examples of moon landing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In demo videos, researchers uploaded a transcript of the NASA moon landing and asked the model to generate funny (and accurate) quotes from it. Richard Nieva, Forbes, 15 Feb. 2024 Celestis is already advertising its next moon landing memorial mission, but not planned for launch on an undetermined provider until at least the second half of 2025. Richard Tribou, Orlando Sentinel, 9 Jan. 2024 The first moon landing in more than 50 years is in jeopardy due to a fuel leak. Abigail Adams, Peoplemag, 8 Jan. 2024 Daunting test schedule threatens 2025 Artemis moon landing More In: Earth Planet NASA Simrin Singh Simrin Singh is a social media producer and trending content writer for CBS News. Simrin Singh, CBS News, 14 June 2023 The 360-degree virtual reality experience opened to the public in April 2019, ahead of the 50th anniversary of the historic moon landing that July. Emily Weaver, Peoplemag, 12 May 2023 The success of the Artemis II mission is crucial for NASA to have any chance of executing a moon landing with Artemis III sometime later this decade. Mark Strassmann, CBS News, 4 Apr. 2023 Some even believe that the U.S. government filmed the 1969 moon landing in one of the base’s hangars. Matt Blitz, Popular Mechanics, 23 Mar. 2023 This suit is still not the final version that astronauts will use, which will be finalized in 2025 ahead of the first potential Artemis moon landing. Tim Fernholz, Quartz, 16 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Moon landing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moon%20landing. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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