Unearthed NASA footage shows Apollo 11 crew training in lunar lander and 'vomit comet'

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Monday, July 1, 2019
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ABC13's Tom Koch looks at newly released archive footage from NASA of the Apollo 11 crew training ahead of its mission to the moon.

HOUSTON, Texas -- Fifty years ago, Apollo 11 successfully landed on the moon, marking a historic moment for NASA and Houston.

As we celebrate the anniversary, the space agency is releasing never before seen footage of the training Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins went through ahead of the legendary mission.

In the video above, you can watch video of the crew flying in the lunar lander while on earth, as well as the trio flying onboard the "vomit comet."

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