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Floating in Space was a Dreamy Experience for this Astronaut

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Floating in Space was a Dreamy Experience for this Astronaut

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Rusty Schweickart was the first man to test the moon suit in the vacuum of space. He describes the minutes he spent floating outside as an ?out of this world? experience.

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The conflict in Vietnam, racial tensions, and a pair of shocking assassinations in 1968 threaten to fray the social fabric of America beyond repair. NASA tries to stay on track and meet the deadline JFK set to send a man to the moon and back. Through rare archival interviews, images that still resonate with wonder, and objects from the Smithsonian Institution, see how Apollo missions 7, 8, and 9 set the stage for humankind's greatest voyage.

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