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Apollo 6: A Major Unplanned Accomplishment.


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On July 20, 1969, at 10:56 PM, eastern time, television images of Neil Armstrong were broadcast world wide as he put his foot on the lunar surface. But there is far more to the program that represented mankind’s first extra-terrestrial steps than that first one. And one mission is perhaps more forgotten than others, because of the coincidence of history.

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