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Apollo 11 @ 50: The long shadow of the flag

Antron Argaiv Silver badge
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Re: Armstrong the LEM pilot

Theoretically, the LEM *could* land on its own.

As it was doing in the case of Apollo 11...

...until the LM Pilot noticed it was headed right for a field of boulders, and took manual control, thereby justifying the cost of his trip.

// I *am* near MIT, but I'm also at work...:-(

// but I did see the video #21.

// well done those AGC restorers!

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