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Wed, May 27

50 Years after ‘The Leap’ of Apollo 11
Moon landing had thousands working behind scenes

The 12 men who walked on the moon. Top row from left are Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11 - 1969; Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, Apollo 11 - 1969; Charles “Pete” Conrad, Apollo 12 - 1969 and Alan L. Bean, Apollo 12 - 1969. Middle row from left are Alan Shepard, Apollo 14 - 1971; Edgar D. Mitchell, Apollo 14 - 1971; David Scott, Apollo 15 - 1971 and James B. Irwin, Apollo 15 - 1971. Bottom row from left are John Young, Apollo 16 - 1972; Charles M. Duke Jr., Apollo 16 - 1972; Eugene A. Cernan, Apollo 17 - 1972 and Harrison “Jack” Schmitt, Apollo 17 - 1972. (NASA)

The 12 men who walked on the moon. Top row from left are Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11 - 1969; Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin, Apollo 11 - 1969; Charles “Pete” Conrad, Apollo 12 - 1969 and Alan L. Bean, Apollo 12 - 1969. Middle row from left are Alan Shepard, Apollo 14 - 1971; Edgar D. Mitchell, Apollo 14 - 1971; David Scott, Apollo 15 - 1971 and James B. Irwin, Apollo 15 - 1971. Bottom row from left are John Young, Apollo 16 - 1972; Charles M. Duke Jr., Apollo 16 - 1972; Eugene A. Cernan, Apollo 17 - 1972 and Harrison “Jack” Schmitt, Apollo 17 - 1972. (NASA)

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