The Supreme Court decides Roe v. Wade, the Boeing 747 flies for the first time, Apple introduces its Macintosh computer in a Super Bowl ad, and the Unabomber pleads guilty, all on this day.
1968: Apollo 5 lifts off carrying the first Apollo Lunar Module into space. The mission would test the Lunar Module in a space environment, in particular its descent and ascent engine systems. The module would carry astronauts to the moon on Apollo 11 in 1969.
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