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Here Are the Bad Things NASA Thought Might Happen to the First Astronauts on the Moon

18 Jul 2019, 07:20 UTC
Here Are the Bad Things NASA Thought Might Happen to the First Astronauts on the Moon NASA

Fifty years ago this week, humankind landed on the Moon for the first time. It was one of the most impressive technological feats ever pulled off, filled with peril and uncertainty. Given that, it’s fair to wonder just what exactly NASA scientists were worried could have happened to the astronauts during and after their lunar trip. And yes, aliens (specifically, alien microbes) were on the short list.

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