This Is the Apollo 11 Moon Landing As You’ve Never Seen It Before

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Image: Project Apollo Archive

In the following eight years, then, NASA dedicated itself to making Kennedy’s seemingly unachievable goal a reality. But the endeavor was not without its setbacks.

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Image: Project Apollo Archive

In early 1967, for example, three astronauts participating in a launch-pad test at Cape Canaveral, Florida tragically died in a fire in the Command Module. It would be another year and a half, then, before Apollo 7 successfully orbited Earth.

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