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2011-07-11 09:25:00

Flag remnants from the July 1969 Apollo 11 mission to the moon were auctioned off by retired NASA mechanical engineer Thomas Moser, who was put in charge of designing a flag mechanism that could fit in the lunar module, survive the flight to the lunar surface and appear to fly in the no-wind environment of the moon, reports the New York Times. Moser, then 30 years old, was given two weeks to come up with a flag that could be carried to the moon on the Apollo 11 mission. His solution for the...


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