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Monday 15 September 2014

Apollo 11 engines recovered from ocean floor

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An expedition funded by Amazon's CEO Jeff Bezos has recovered rusted pieces of two Apollo-era rocket engines from the depths of the Atlantic Ocean.
"We've seen an underwater wonderland - an incredible sculpture garden of twisted F-1 engines that tells the story of a fiery and violent end," Mr Bezos wrote in an online posting.
24 July 1969: The astronauts are disinfected after splashing down into the Pacific Ocean. Photo: NASA
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