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7 Things You Didn't Know About the First Moon Landing

By Becky Ferreira Sep 6, 2012

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"So, where are you guys from?"

Upon splashing back down into Earth, the Apollo 11 crew was brought to Hawaii. You’d think the world’s greatest heroes would be recognizable enough to get through security but they had to fill out their customs and declaration forms like everyone else. Naturally in the “Departure From:” section, they only had to put “The Moon.”

Tags: science, slideshows, life, the moon, astronomy, nasa, space travel, neil armstrong

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