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Lunar Module 2

Between 1969 and 1972, six lunar modules essentially identical to this one landed a total of 12 American astronauts on the Moon.  This lunar module, LM-2, never flew into space.  It was built for testing in low Earth orbit, but was actually used on Earth to measure the LM’s ability to withstand the forces of …

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John Swigert Jr. Apollo Astronaut

In the heart of the Denver airport is a statue of John L. “Jack” Swigert, Jr. that states 1931-1982, Astronaut, Apollo XIII Congressman Elect, 1982.