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The Greatest Leap, Part 1: How the Apollo Fire Propelled NASA to the Moon

Accepted submission by Fnord666 at 2017-12-07 22:02:08
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ArsTechnica has a great story [arstechnica.com] about Nasa's early space program and how the tragic fire during Apollo 1's testing was a turning point for the program.

As Gus Grissom said, ""The conquest of space is worth the risk of life." He was one of the astronauts who died in the Apollo 1 fire.


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