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'One Giant Leap' Explores The Herculean Effort Behind The 1969 Moon Landing

Fifty years after Apollo 11's historic moon landing, journalist Charles Fishman tells the story of the 410,000 men and women who helped make the mission a success.

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'One Giant Leap' Explores The Herculean Effort Behind The 1969 Moon Landing

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