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Astronauts Neil Armstrong and David R. Scott arrive at Complex 19 for a simulated test in preparation for the flight of Gemini 8, on March 16, 1966.

Astronauts Neil Armstrong and David R. Scott arrive at Complex 19 for a simulated test in preparation for the flight of Gemini 8, on March 16, 1966.

Neil Armstrong, Ellington Air Force Base, Texas, 1969. http://www.davesweb.cnchost.com/

Neil Armstrong, Ellington Air Force Base, Texas, 1969. http://www.davesweb.cnchost.com/

"Gus" Grissom (1926 - 1967) One of the orginial Mercury 7 astronauts, he died in a fire on the launch pad while strapped into the Apollo 1 capsule for a test

"Gus" Grissom (1926 - 1967) One of the orginial Mercury 7 astronauts, he died in a fire on the launch pad while strapped into the Apollo 1 capsule for a test

After three weeks of being quarantined Apollo 11 crew were given clean health bill.

After three weeks of being quarantined Apollo 11 crew were given clean health bill.

NASA Gemini Missions - Gemini 9, Thomas P. Stafford (left) Commander, Eugene A. Cernan (right), Pilot

NASA Gemini Missions - Gemini 9, Thomas P. Stafford (left) Commander, Eugene A. Cernan (right), Pilot

James Alton McDivitt (Brig Gen, USAF Ret.) (born June 10, 1929) is a former NASA astronaut who flew in the Gemini and Apollo programs. He commanded the Gemini 4 flight during which Edward H. White performed the first US space walk, and later the Apollo 9 flight which was the first manned flight test of the Lunar Module and the complete set of Apollo flight hardware. He later became Manager of Lunar Landing Operations and was the Apollo Spacecraft Program Manager for Apollo flights 12 through…

James Alton McDivitt (Brig Gen, USAF Ret.) (born June 10, 1929) is a former NASA astronaut who flew in the Gemini and Apollo programs. He commanded the Gemini 4 flight during which Edward H. White performed the first US space walk, and later the Apollo 9 flight which was the first manned flight test of the Lunar Module and the complete set of Apollo flight hardware. He later became Manager of Lunar Landing Operations and was the Apollo Spacecraft Program Manager for Apollo flights 12 through…

Astronauts David Scott and Neil Armstrong during tests prior to their Gemini 8 space flight.

Astronauts David Scott and Neil Armstrong during tests prior to their Gemini 8 space flight.

Neil Armstrong Had a Secret Stash of Moon Stuff - “Lost” Apollo 11 artifacts are now found. The collection may look mundane to the untrained eye—it’s a pile of straps, wrenches & other equipment. But one item in particular caught the attention of historians: a 16mm movie camera that was used to film the ship’s lunar descent & landing. It’s the very camera that filmed the astronauts as they took that famous first moonwalk & planted a flag on the lunar surface.

Neil Armstrong Had a Secret Stash of Moon Stuff - “Lost” Apollo 11 artifacts are now found. The collection may look mundane to the untrained eye—it’s a pile of straps, wrenches & other equipment. But one item in particular caught the attention of historians: a 16mm movie camera that was used to film the ship’s lunar descent & landing. It’s the very camera that filmed the astronauts as they took that famous first moonwalk & planted a flag on the lunar surface.