Reply to post: Re: "To simply go and come back and say that we've been there again is highly unsatisfactory,"

'We go back to the Moon to stay': Apollo vets not too chuffed with NASA's new rush to the regolith

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Re: "To simply go and come back and say that we've been there again is highly unsatisfactory,"

First landing test on the Moon

Grumman test landed the thing dozens of times on Earth to figure out how to properly build those folding legs strong enough to withstand a hard landing but light enough to take to the Moon.

Let's not undersell the effort that was made in the effort to seem superior.

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