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Stories by Jay Barbree

The Moment Neil Armstrong Is Assigned to Land on the Moon [Excerpt]

While the crew of Apollo 8 makes history as the first humans to orbit the moon, backup commander Armstrong finds out he’s slated to lead the first lunar landing mission, Apollo 11, in this excerpt from a new biography by a journalist and friend of the late astronaut

July 8, 2014 — Jay Barbree

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