Not originally published in LIFE. The Apollo 11 astronauts discuss their upcoming moon mission with an engineer from Houston's Mission Control Center (second from right), Texas, 1969.(Ralph Morse—Time... more 
Not originally published in LIFE. The Apollo 11 astronauts discuss their upcoming moon mission with an engineer from Houston's Mission Control Center (second from right), Texas, 1969.(Ralph Morse—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

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