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Cover Story - May 15, 2009


Danville man details the USS Hornet recovery of the first men on the moon

by Dolores Fox Ciardelli

Stepping onto the moon July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong intoned: "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind." President Kennedy's promise to land a man on the moon had been fulfilled after a massive and far-reaching eight-year effort and at a cost of $25 billion.

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