One Hour That Changed the World: Moon Landing

As far as history is concerned, humans land on the moon and step outside. Neil Armstrong’s is probably the most famous footstep in history. But that’s not how it really happened. In the last 60 minutes, the Apollo mission could fall apart. Without dazzling on-the-spot ingenuity, a 240,000 mile helpline to Houston, and almost unnatural abilities to remain calm under incredible pressure, the first step onto another world might not happen at all. Rewind 1 hour, and there’s a whole untold story, hidden in the forensic moment-by-moment details, against a ticking clock. The story of an hour that changed the world…
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