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Fraser
2005-Sep-09, 02:50 AM
SUMMARY: After the fun and excitement of any wild party comes the clean-up. Broken things need fixing, steps get taken to prevent the repeat of problems and plans are made for the next one. The same goes for space missions. After the euphoria of a successful landing ebbs away, the whole operation has to be assessed, anomalies identified and remedies initiated. Robert Godwin dived through the NASA archives and in his book, 'Apollo 12 The NASA Mission Reports Volume Two', he presents an edited collection of the assessment of this lunar landing. Perhaps a bit dryer than most parties, this text gives the skinny on what was shaking when Apollo 12 did its thing.

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