Neil Armstrong's legacy went to waste but a new space race is on the cards
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Neil Armstrong's legacy went to waste but a new space race is on the cards

Seattle : WA : USA | Aug 26, 2012 at 1:15 PM PDT
Source: The Guardian
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Str/AFP/Getty Images When the astronauts and engineers of the Apollo programme were in the frenzy of their moonshot in the 1960s, it is hard to believe that they knew they were engaged in a one-off exercise. The moon landings should have been the start of an epic age of space travel, moon bases and trips... FULL ARTICLE AT The Guardian
 
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