[amsat-bb] ANS-199 AMSAT News Service Special Bulletin - AMSAT Fox-1C Launch Opportunity Announced
wb3csy at gmail.com
Sun Jul 20 13:34:10 UTC 2014
I need to receive the foot in mouth award. The key word I read past was "They RETURNED to the moon six..." I'll just go back to the my radios and hide.
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> On Jul 20, 2014, at 9:27 AM, Rick Walter <wb3csy at gmail.com> wrote:
> I was not going to post but since no one else has, I thought there needs to be a correction to a statement made in case some younger people are reading the thread.
> Phil said:
> "Good analogy, actually. They returned to the moon six times (succeeding
> on five) because they had excess hardware originally built in the
> expectation that the first attempts would fail."
> There were actually seven manned missions to the moon. Six succeeded. Apollo 13 never landed on the moon and returned to earth safely. Apollo 11,12,14,15,16, and 17 landed. 12 American astronauts walked on the moon.
> Sent from Rick's iPad2
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