Reply to post: Re: Just look at the footprint

Apollo 11 @ 50: The long shadow of the flag

OssianScotland Silver badge

Re: Just look at the footprint

ISTR they jettisoned a fair bit of equipment shortly before lunar takeoff, including the backpacks and over-boots, but obviously needed the suits on while they did so.

https://airandspace.si.edu/multimedia-gallery/4857640jpg - you can clearly see the ribbed soles

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