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Apollo’s First Manned Mission Was Live Streamed in Space | Apollo

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Published on Oct 27, 2018

NASA's first disaster was a matter of poor design. After a 20-month engineering overhaul and three unmanned missions, Apollo 7 finally took the program to space. And the astronauts gave Earthlings a real-time look of life in orbit.

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What Happened to Apollos 2 and 3?
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