Reply to post: Re: Kennedy's assassination is probably the only reason we walked on the Moon

Apollo 11 @ 50: The long shadow of the flag

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Re: Kennedy's assassination is probably the only reason we walked on the Moon

Well, also the Cold War. The Russians photographed the far side. They did eventually manage landers. It's possible that despite their early lead in the Space Race that they were nowhere near ready to send humans.

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