Here's a little-known fact about Apollo 11: The crew of that first moon landing arrived on the moon with less than 30 seconds of fuel left in the tanks. A new video shows us exactly why. It's a simulation of Neil Armstrong's view out the lander window when he was behind the controls. As he made his descent, he saw a big obstacle that was blocking the possibility of a safe landing — and he had to think fast.
Help From a NASA Spacecraft
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Written by Elizabeth Howell July 18, 2019
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