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Apollo 11 Backroom Loops – Relive the Apollo 11 Moon Landing For the First Time in More Than 50 Years

An exciting new website provides diehard space fans with an incredible way to relive the moon landing as it happened. A wealth of audio recordings has long been accessible online; air-to-ground communications between controllers have also been preserved. But thousands of hours of supplementary conversations between controllers have remained unseen for decades – until now. […]

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50 Years Ago, One Small Step For Man, One Giant Leap For Man

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin embarked upon their lunar mission from Columbia in their lunar module Eagle, heading for their intended landing spot within the Sea of Tranquillity. Unfortunately, an alarm signaled their imminent departure. Console readouts were showing an error code –1202–which neither astronaut had encountered during simulator training. The

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