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Apollo's Conquest of the Moon

Neil Armstrong's "One Small Step for Man, One Giant Leap for Mankind" was taken 50 years ago, and today we feature three space historians who remember the day as if it were yesterday. Meet James Hansen, Robert Kurson and Rod Pyle -- and help us celebrate man's first visit to the moon!

James Hansen

James R. Hansen is a professor emeritus of history at Auburn University. A former historian for NASA, Hansen is the author of 12 books on the history of aerospace and a two-time nominee for the Pulitzer Prize in history....

Robert Kurson

Robert Kurson earned a bachelor’s degree in philosophy from the University of Wisconsin and a law degree from Harvard Law School. His award-winning stories have appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone and Esquirewhere he was a contributing editor....

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Rod Pyle

Rod Pyle is a space author, journalist and historian who has authored 14 books on space history, exploration and development for major publishers that have been published in six languages. He is the senior editor of Ad Astra magazine, the quarterly print publication of the National Space Society....

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