Salvaged rocket came from Apollo 11: Remembering the moonwalk

July 20, 2013 11:10 AM

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Salvaged rocket came from Apollo 11: Remembering the moonwalk

One day short of the 44th anniversary of Apollo 11's lunar landing, Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos announced that a rocket engine fished out of the Atlantic Ocean by an expedition he was leading had been part of the historic mission.

NASA and Bezos confirmed Friday that debris recovered in March was one of the F-1 engines from the Saturn V rocket that had propelled Apollo 11 toward the moon.

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