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Thousands of people collaborated on getting Americans successfully into space and to the moon. Below are just a few of the leading lights in the Apollo constellation. Click on the respective astronaut or engineer to hear and/or read his views on everything from orbiting the Earth at 18,000 miles an hour to being the first to lay eyes on the far side of the moon.

Buzz Aldrin Buzz Aldrin Frank Borman Frank Borman Gene Cernan Gene Cernan Pete Conrad Pete Conrad
Max Faget Max Faget Kranz Gene Kranz Jim Lovell Jim Lovell Tom Stafford Tom Stafford


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