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Apollo 11 moon landing tapes sold at Sotheby's for $ 1.8 million

Apollo 11 tapes were auctioned on July 20, 2019 for the 50th anniversary of the moon landing at Sotheby's for $ 1.82 million. Day 50 years ago were sold in New York for $ 1.82 million. The prize is 8,000 times higher than the price paid by former NASA intern Gary George in 1976 for a government surplus auction on …

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Apollo 11: Original moon landing recordings, which were bought in 1976 for $ 217 and auctioned for $ 1.82 million

A series of original video tapes of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing, purchased by a former NASA intern for $ 217.77 during a government surplus auction in the 1970s, were auctioned for $ 1.82 million. The Unrestored, Unbeaten and Unrastered Bands are referred to by the auction house Sotheby's as "the earliest, sharpest and most accurate surviving video footage of …

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How the Apollo program turned military pilots into geologists

Stepping through the Cinder Lake Crater Field about 12 miles outside Flagstaff, Ariz., And you might encounter a white crystal-filled rock that has absolutely no business being there. The chunks of anorthosite were not deposited there by nature – they were trucked in from the mountains around Pasadena, Calif. And the craters were carved not by meteors, but by fertilizer …

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The Biggest Leap, Part 5: Rescue the crew of Apollo 13

Video by Joshua Ballinger, edited and produced by Jing Niu and David Minick. Click here to read the protocol. When the Apollo 13 astronaut Fred Haise hovered in the tunnel between the moon and command modules, he heard and felt a loud bang. Around him, the two vehicles began to warp. Then the metal walls of the tunnel trembled as …

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On the occasion of the Apollo 11 anniversary, Pence announces that the Orion capsule is ready for manned missions for manned lunar missions

When Vice President Mike Pence spoke on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing at the Kennedy Space Center, he announced that the Orion capsule, which will bring American astronauts back to the moon, is complete. The Artemis mission is completed and ready to begin preparations for their historic first mission, "he said. The Artemis program will land …

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On the anniversary of Apollo 11, a US astronaut flies to the space station in a Russian Soyuz spacecraft

NASA astronaut Andrew Morgan flew from Kazakhstan to the International Space Station on Saturday, the 50th anniversary of the moon landing of Apollo 11. Morgan, Russian cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov and Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano took off from Baikonur Cosmodrome aboard a Russian spacecraft Soyuz MS-13. FOR MORE APOLLO 11 5TH ANNIVERSARY COVERAGE CLICK HERE The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz …

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