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  Mythography | The Greek God Apollo in Myth and Art
Indeed, Apollo is most often associated with the cultivated arts of music and medicine, and his role as the leader of the Muses establishes him as a patron of intellectual pursuits.
According to the Greek poet Hesiod (Theogony, 918-20), Apollo was the son of the Olympian Zeus and the Titan Leto, and the brother of the goddess Artemis.
Apollo was then cared for by Themis, who fed him nectar and ambrosia for a few days, after which time he was an adult capable of assuming the full responsibilities of a god.
www.loggia.com /myth/apollo.html   (528 words)

  
  Apollo
Apollo was the god of music (principally the lyre, and he directed the choir of the Muses) and also of prophecy, colonization, medicine, archery (but not for war or hunting), poetry, dance, intellectual inquiry and the carer of herds and flocks.
Apollo's infatuation for the nymph Daphne, which had been invoked by the young god of love Eros, because Apollo had mocked him, saying his archery skills were pathetic, and Apollo's singing had also irritated him.
Apollo also loved Cyrene, she was another nymph, and she bore Apollo a son: Aristaeus, a demi-god, who became a protector of cattle and fruit trees, and a deity of hunting, husbandry and bee-keeping.
www.pantheon.org /articles/a/apollo.html   (1628 words)

  
  Apollo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Apollo was the son of Zeus and Leto, and the twin brother of the chaste huntress Artemis, who took the place of Selene as goddess of the moon.
Apollo's role as the slayer of the Python led to his association with battle and victory; hence it became the Roman custom for a paean to be sung by an army on the march and before entering into battle, when a fleet left the harbour, and also after a victory had been won.
Apollo was attributed the epithet Musagetes as the leader of the muses, and Nymphegetes as "nymph-leader".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Apollo   (5021 words)

  
 Project Apollo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Project Apollo was a series of human spaceflight missions undertaken by the United States of America (NASA) using the Apollo spacecraft and Saturn launch vehicle, conducted during the years 1961–1975.
Apollo returned 381.7kg (841.5 lb) of rocks and other material from the Moon; much is stored at the Lunar Receiving Laboratory in Houston.
Like Apollo, the CEV will fly a lunar orbit rendezvous mission profile, but unlike Apollo, the lander, known as the Lunar Surface Access Module, will be launched separately on the Ares V rocket, a rocket based on both Space Shuttle and Apollo technologies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Project_Apollo   (3545 words)

  
 Apollo | Apolo, Greek Mythology Link - www.maicar.com
Apollo, who is a primary source of healing, transmitted his powers to his son Asclepius who in turn carried the art among men to such a great pitch that he not only prevented some from dying, but even raised up the dead.
Apollo is also held responsible for the death of Laocoon 2 (who threw his spear against the WOODEN HORSE) and his sons; for he sent snakes to kill his sons, and in trying to help them, Laocoon 2 was also killed.
Apollo lay with Rhoeo but her father, believing that her seduction was due to a man, was angry and he shut up her in a chest and cast her into the sea.
homepage.mac.com /cparada/GML/Apollo.html   (7039 words)

  
 The Apollo Program
Apollo Lunar Surface Journal: An excellent site containing the transcripts of all the transmissions between Earth and the Moon while the astronauts were on the surface.
On the Moon with Apollo 16: A Guidebook to the Descartes Region: This guidebook contains many photographs and diagrams of the Descartes region and the equipment used on Apollo 16 for research and exploration and also explains the importance of scientific research in the region.
Apollo Command Module Earth Entry: Dedicated to one of the most critical phases of the Apollo landing, the Earth re-entry.
www.hq.nasa.gov /office/pao/History/apollo.html   (1036 words)

  
 Apollo - Encyclopedia FunTrivia
Apollo was heartbroken by this and placed a ring of laurel on his head.
One says that Apollo killed Python in retaliation for the serpent's pursuit of Leto when she was pregnant with the twins, Apollo and Artemis.
Apollo 8 was the first mission to go to the moon, and therefore the first mission that used an LOI.
www.funtrivia.com /en/Humanities/Apollo-4541.html   (1262 words)

  
 Apollo
Apollo X was the designation given at various times during the Apollo program for follow-on versions of the spacecraft for extended earth-orbit operations (for a time, all follow-on projects using Apollo hardware were termed 'Apollo X'.
The Apollo Lunar Roving Vehicle was one of those sweet pieces of hardware that NASA and its contractors seemed to be able to develop so effortlessly during the short maturity of the Apollo programme.
Apollo's cabin atmosphere was 100 percent oxygen at 0.34 atmosphere pressure, while that of Soyuz was nitrogen/oxygen at 1.0 atmosphere.
www.astronautix.com /craftfam/apollo.htm   (3402 words)

  
 NASA - Apollo
Apollo 8 would go all the way to the moon and orbit without a lunar module; it was the first manned flight of the massive Saturn V rocket.
Six of the missions -- Apollos 11, 12, 14, 15, 16 and 17 -- went on to land on the moon, studying soil mechanics, meteoroids, seismic, heat flow, lunar ranging, magnetic fields and solar wind.
Apollos 7 and 9 tested spacecraft in Earth orbit; Apollo 10 orbited the moon as the dress rehearsal for the first landing.
www.nasa.gov /mission_pages/apollo/index.html   (456 words)

  
 Apollo
A Navy YFNB barge was obtained by NASA to serve as a replacement for the Palaemon in transporting of the Saturn booster to Cape Canaveral.
The proposal was in direct competition with the Apollo proposals that favored direct landing on the moon and involved a 150,000-pound payload launched by a Nova-class vehicle with approximately 12 million pounds of thrust.
Rosen Committee studies in November and December indicated that the most flexible choice for Apollo was the Saturn C-4, with two required for the earth orbit rendezvous approach or one for the lunar orbit rendezvous mission, with a smaller landed payload.
www.astronautix.com /project/apollo.htm   (16017 words)

  
 Apollo - the Sun god
Apollo killed the Python of Delphi and took over that oracle, so he is vanquisher of unconscious terrors.
Apollo's arrows of death struck again when Queen Niobe, who was excessively proud of her seven sons and seven daughters, disparaged Apollo's mother, Leto, for having only two children (Apollo and Artemis)…"
How this love for Daphne was said to come about is that Apollo, thought to be the second most powerful of the Olympian gods, had been making fun of the young god Eros (son of Aphrodite) and bragging about how very weak and puny little Eros was.
www.thezodiac.com /apollo.htm   (589 words)

  
 Apollo and the Romans
Apollo’s "persona shifts from the mercilessly destructive to the graciously beneficial" [14].
In the Iliad, it is Apollo who intervenes to check the hubristic onslaughts of the Greek warriors [16]; and in the theomachy that Zeus stages for his own entertainment, Apollo refuses to join in the frivolous fighting [17].
The Apollo Belvedere shows Apollo as the avenging god, the god of archery who had just let fly an arrow against some foe [19]—perhaps against the wild Gallic hordes who had come to storm his temple on Delphi [20].
janusquirinus.org /essays/Apollo/MultifacetedGod.html   (1212 words)

  
 Jim Scotti's Apollo page
Apollo 15 and Apollo 17 were the only flights that came close enough to get long distance oblique views of the most prominant rayed crater on the Moon.
Apollo 14 astronaut Stu Roosa, the lonely 3rd member of the crew who stayed in orbit while his comrades landed on the moon, took a set of images of this interesting area which I have used to construct the following Anaglyph.
Apollo 13 was planned to land in the highlands of Fra Mauro, but an explosion in an oxygen tank 200,000 miles from Earth turned the flight into a fight for survival.
pirlwww.lpl.arizona.edu /~jscotti/apollo.html   (3566 words)

  
 Apollo Encyclopedia Article @ 216.92.85.60   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Mumbai, SepT. 4 (PTI): Apollo Tyres Ltd today said it has received approval from its board for raising Rs 250 crore through the issue of securities.
In the sixties, NASA named its Apollo Lunar program because Apollo was considered the god of all wisdom.
Many people mistakenly believe that the rockets that carried astronauts to the Moon were called Apollo rockets; they were Saturn V rockets.
216.92.85.60 /encyclopedia/Apollo   (5067 words)

  
 Adobe ponies up for Apollo | Tech News on ZDNet
The introduction of Apollo, slated for a version 1.0 release in the first half of next year, underscores Adobe's expanding developer push, as it seeks to become the provider of choice to Web developers and interface designers.
Analysts and developers familiar with Apollo said the software will be significant because it opens up new possibilities to Web developers without their having to master an entirely new set of tools.
The Apollo runtime software will be between five and nine megabytes and needs to be downloaded or preinstalled on users' machines.
news.zdnet.com /2100-3513_22-6129403.html   (1002 words)

  
 Website Hosting Services - Affordable Business, Ecommerce, Domain & VPS Hosting
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www.apollohosting.com   (253 words)

  
 Read about the latest developments in electronic security and access control.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Apollo’s new ENI-100 network interface module provides the capability for our controllers and field devices to communicate with each other on the LAN with 256-bit AES Encryption.
Apollo is pleased to introduce new release of APACS v2.4 WindowsÒ NT/2000/XP based access control software The software comes in three packages: Lite, Standard and Pro.
Multiple PIM-16 modules can be connected to Apollo access control panels, allowing for up to 96 wireless readers to interface with a single access control panel.
www.apollo-security.com /news.html   (851 words)

  
 Apollo 11 - 30th Anniversary
The first human journey to the surface of the Moon began at Pad A, Launch Complex 39, Kennedy Space Center, Florida with the liftoff of Apollo 11 on a Saturn V booster at 9:32 a.m.
The pictures were taken by the Apollo lunar surface camera, mounted on one of the LM legs.
Photographs of the footprints were actually part of a planned experiment by Aldrin to study the nature of the lunar dust and the effects of pressure on the surface.
nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov /planetary/lunar/apollo_11_30th.html   (1940 words)

  
 Adobe Consulting | User Experience Hub: Oh, Apollo!  ( Technical Overview and 21 Questions )
Apollo 1.0 is slated to be available the first half of 2007.
Apollo can access a coldfusion backend, but there will be no coldfusion runtime bundled with it.
But I've been looking at Apollo more recently as the evolution of the browser from what is essentially a document viewer with a scripting language to a network application framework and runtime.
weblogs.macromedia.com /mc/archives/2006/06/oh_apollo_techn.cfm   (2958 words)

  
 The Apollo Program (1963 - 1972)
Apollos 7 and 9 were Earth orbiting missions to test the Command and Lunar Modules, and did not return lunar data.
Apollos 8 and 10 tested various components while orbiting the Moon, and returned photography of the lunar surface.
On the Moon with Apollo 16: A Guidebook to the Descartes Region
nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov /planetary/lunar/apollo.html   (483 words)

  
 Exploring the Moon:  Apollo Missions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Apollo 15 Landing - Hadley-Apennines (26°6'3"N, 03°39'10"E) July 30, 1971
Apollo 17 Landing - Taurus-Littrow (20°9'55"N, 30°45'57"E) Dec. 11, 1972
Apollo Lunar Surface Journal - Annotated voice transcripts of lunar surface activities for the Apollo missions put together by Eric Jones at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.
www.lpi.usra.edu /expmoon/apollo_landings.html   (176 words)

  
 Apollo™ Font - Fonts.com
Apollo was the first typeface family to be commissioned by Monotype exclusively for phototypesetting and the emerging litho printing technology.
Apollo was designed to give a good impression in a range of sizes from 6 to 24 point from one master negative.
The Apollo font family is primarily for text purposes and can be used with confidence where large amounts of text are required.
www.fonts.com /findfonts/detail.asp?pid=253711   (171 words)

  
 leading enviromental artist whale art, dolphin paintings
Apollo started painting dolphins and whales when He first moved to Maui in 1980.
Apollo literally paints with Love and one of his favorite loves when he is not painting is swimming with dolphins and sea turtles in the wild.
Apollo's deepest desire is to help save the wild places of the world and the animals that exist there, a painting at a time.
www.aloha.com /~apollo/pg2.html   (252 words)

  
 Apollo
In Greek mythology, Apollo was the son of Zeus (Jupiter) and Leto (Letona).
The island agreed to allow the birth of Apollo if he in turn founded a temple on the island.
Apollo was known as the god who could foretell the future.
www.windows.ucar.edu /tour/link=/mythology/Definitions_gods/Apollo_def.html   (186 words)

  
 Medical Checkup,Medical Health Checkup,Master Health Checkup,Master Medical Checkups,Medical Checkup Delhi,Medical ...
This is where Apollo hospitals comes into the picture by recognizing the importance and need for preventive health care.
The APOLLO HEALTH CHECKS offered by the hospital is a comprehensive check up that screens each organ closely to detect even the smallest symptom that could be an indication of a major disease.
Apollo's superspeciality departments cover all areas of medical science.
www.apollohospdelhi.com /preventive-health-care/index.html   (159 words)

  
 Adobe Reveals More Details on Apollo
The idea behind Apollo, Hay said, is to enable apps currently made from Flash and PDF to "move beyond the browser" by assigning Flash-based apps a desktop icon that can be launched like traditional apps and utilities.
Apollo will also bridge the print and software world, traditionally Adobe's bailiwick, with the exuberance of the third-party developer market, which was Macromedia's bread-and-butter.
Hay added that Adobe plans to get a free Apollo public alpha download into developers' hands as quickly as possible on the Adobe Labs site so they can experiment with creating their own apps, but it won't be until much later this year.
www.pdfzone.com /article2/0,1895,1967280,00.asp   (1112 words)

  
 Classical Myth: Apollo: Images
Apollo is associated principally with music, prophecy, sickness, and medicine.
He is also known as Phoebus Apollo and is called the Far Shooter and the Pythian.
Slaying of the Niobids by Apollo and Artemis:
web.uvic.ca /grs/bowman/myth/gods/apollo_i.html   (117 words)

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