noun, plural A·pol·los for 2, 3.
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During the 1970s, astronauts in NASA’s Apollo missions relied on a very low-tech system to clean lunar dust off their spacesuits.This high-tech sweeper is designed for super-clingy moon dust|Jack J. Lee|October 13, 2020|Science News For Students
HBO helped honor the theater medium’s contributions to the project by agreeing to donate $1 million to the Apollo theater.
He had appeared at the Apollo, there was a few picketers outside, even though he sold out.How James Brown Became a Father Figure to Al Sharpton|Joshua Eferighe|October 8, 2020|Ozy
The Apollo missions were seminal space explorations that defined much of the 20th century.Space-related coffee table books that are out of this world|PopSci Commerce Team|October 1, 2020|Popular Science
This was more than a decade on from the last Apollo mission to the moon, and Ehricke was watching NASA and the rest of the US space program retreat from hopes of exploring more distant worlds like Mars and focus instead on Earth’s orbit.How the Artemis moon mission could help get us to Mars|Neel Patel|September 23, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Can you imagine flying to Venus in an Apollo-era ship based on the same technology, as some NASA people proposed?To Infinity and Beyond! NASA’s Orion Mission Blasts Off|Matthew R. Francis|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Broyles, who served in Vietnam, later went on to become a Hollywood screenwriter, working on the films Apollo 13 and Cast Away.
Well talking about big movies, you've been cast to play Apollo Creed's grandson in a new Rocky franchise installment.Michael B. Jordan: Playing a Black Superhero in 'Fantastic Four' Is a 'Huge Responsibility'|Kevin Fallon|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the former CEO of Apollo Group, a large education holding company, Edelstein is helping Rwanda with its higher education.The American Elite Embraces a New Africa at D.C. Summit|Eleanor Clift|August 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Supporters of conspiracy peddler Alex Jones are FURIOUS that I dared to note his dismissal of the Apollo 11 mission.Dear Moon Landing Deniers: Sorry I Called You Moon Landing Deniers|Olivia Nuzzi|July 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hecuba invites Achilles and Archilochus to meet her in the temple of Apollo.
Socrates, the wisest of men in the eyes of Apollo, admired this exercise and learned dancing in his old age.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell
It was 'sacred to Apollo; and its branches were the decoration of poets, and of the flamens.
It is only to transact some higher business that even Apollo dare play the truant from Admetus.The Pocket R.L.S.|Robert Louis Stevenson
The shrewd, upright county gentleman was beginning to emerge, oddly, from the Apollo.Marriage la mode|Mrs. Humphry Ward
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noun plural -los
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Cultural definitions for Apollo
The Greek and Roman god of poetry, prophecy, medicine, and light. Apollo represents all aspects of civilization and order. He was worshiped at the Delphic oracle, where a priestess gave forth his predictions. Zeus was his father, and Artemis was his sister. He is sometimes identified with Hyperion, the Titan he succeeded.