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Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never learned about NASA's Apollo 11 mission

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon .
In the years since, behind-the-scenes details from the mission have emerged, and the anecdotes show how the NASA astronauts improvised to solve problems and faced death at almost every turn.
Here are some of the wildest things that happened on the mission to the moon.
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Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped off a tiny, rickety spacecraft and onto the surface of...
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Apollo 11 moon landing had thousands working behind scenes

Apollo 11 moon landing had thousands working behind scenes

One year ago   |   By KMBC

It took 400,000 people to put Apollo 11's Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon a half-century ago.
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2020 serves another blow as Ginsburg's death ignites fight

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