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Moon Landing Legends

A collection of urban legends about the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing.


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A video clip shows a NASA studio-produced 'outtake' of the first moon landing.

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Account by astronaut Buzz Aldrin describes his taking Communion on the moon.

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Neil Armstrong cryptically uttered "Good luck, Mr. Gorsky" as he first stepped onto the moon.

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Astronaut Neil Armstrong flubbed his historic 'one small step' remark as stepped onto the surface of the moon.

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Pitcher Gaylord Perry fulfilled his manager's prophecy by hitting his first home run minutes after Apollo 11 landed on the moon.

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Native Americans provided NASA with a cryptic message to take to the moon.

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A federal law prohibits U.S. citizens from having contact with extraterrestrial beings.