Witness, again, this dramatically strange clip from the first press conference held after Apollo 11’s return from mankind’s historic first visit to the moon.
They’ve just returned, triumphant, from a successful landing on the moon. You’d think they’d be jubilant.
So, why are they so nervous?
Neil Armstrong , clearly nervous . . . about what?
For the entire press conference: click here.
Here they are the night before the Apollo 11 launch. All three astronauts seem relaxed and happy. Compare this to the photo of the astronauts after their return. See the difference? One might think, if they were going to be nervous that they’d be nervous before the launch–not after their return. Strange, no?
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