Alan Duffy on what it took to get humans to the Moon

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Alan Duffy on what it took to get humans to the Moon


  Last updated September 3, 2019 at 11:46 am


The Royal Institution of Australia’s Lead Scientist Alan Duffy reflects on the massive effort required to get humans to the Moon during the Apollo missions.

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