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Re: Neil Armstrong Dead at 82
« Topic Start: August 27, 2012, 08:48:18 PM »
just stumbled across this

http://news.cnet.com/8301-11386_3-57501134-76/the-speech-nixon-had-prepped-for-an-apollo-11-disaster/

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One historical tidbit worth another look in the aftermath of astronaut Neil Armstrong' death on Saturday at the age of 82: The text of the speech President Richard Nixon had his staff prepare in the event of a disaster befalling Armstrong's Apollo 11 mission...


The thought of being trapped on the moon must have been terrifying, and the fact that nixon had a speech for that eventuality means it was a real danger