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Old 08-02-2019, 06:34 PM
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Mission Control should be at Cape Canaveral in FLORIDA.
It being in Houston or anywhere in Texas is nonsense.
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Old 08-02-2019, 07:35 PM
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Originally Posted by ghrocketman
Mission Control should be at Cape Canaveral in FLORIDA.
It being in Houston or anywhere in Texas is nonsense.

Yep, you can “thank” LBJ for that decision.
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Old 08-03-2019, 10:56 PM
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I'm watching a good show on Apollo right now. It's "Apollo: Missions to the Moon" from the National Geographic channel. Lots of film that I hadn't seen before.

One short segment really impressed me. It showed someone working on the engines of the Saturn V as the rocket was on its side. The man stood between the nozzles which made the size of the rocket very apparent.

I also got a kick out of seeing a 1960s NASA tour bus.

Oh, yeah … and the Apollo 7 crew in a Bob Hope TV show was fun to watch.
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